Godwin, William 1756-1836. Brit author and governmental theorist who thought in the perfectibility of human instinct and maintained that individuals could stay harmoniously without laws and regulations and organizations. His vital work is Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793).
A patronymic surname predicated on a medieval given name.
Same as godwit.
Definition for "Godwin"
Godwin, William 1756-1836. Brit author and governmental theorist…