Hugo Grotius

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Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)

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The ROC's top-down measures in education transformed international law from a fringe discipline to an official discipline and contributed to modern China's Grotian moment.
Research into the work of Grotius offers a different portrayal in respect of the influence of Spanish thinkers on the Grotian conception of international law.
324) See Boutros Boutros-Ghali, A Grotian Moment, 18 FORDHAM
This model stands in stark contrast to the Grotian model of
To establish the significance of Grotius to the moral refoundation of international law, May applies Grotian "humaneness" to the Just War tradition and to contemporary war crimes cases in international law.
For a classic argument against pushing international law beyond these geopolitical realities, see Hedley Bull, "The Grotian Conception of International Society," in Herbert Butterfield and Martin Wight, eds.
He ended a proponent of universal redemption grounded in divine "philanthropy," and of a Grotian view of the atonement.
Though May admits that his reading of Grotius is 'nonstandard' (53), by emphasizing the importance of 'sociableness' and 'friendliness' as the fundamental concepts for Grotian natural law, he makes a good case for accentuating their importance for the purposes of developing an idea of humanity that restrains individual actions during conflict.
The Grotian theology of international law; Hugo Grotius and the moral foundations of international relations.
In Howard's words, "Globalization has eroded if not the destroyed the Grotian 'system of states' that provided the framework for Clausewitizian concepts of strategy.
In the Grotian account, not everyone has equal rights.
As these liberal internationalist models approach the upper right-hand corner of Figure 3 below, they suggest what Hedley Bull describes as "the Grotian conception of international society.
Some scholars have argued that states struggling for survival in the international milieu tend to be driven by realist concerns; conversely, those enjoying relative strength and security are more likely to speak the postrealist, Grotian language of international society.
The similarities between these theologies and that of Fuller are superficial at best, and Ella's arguments for Grotian influence on Fuller (pp.