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

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According to Grotius, the right of necessity issues from a constraint imposed by natural law on the positive law of private property.
A century later, Jean-Jacques Rousseau argued that Grotius tended to argue by offering fact as proof of right: "It is possible to imagine a more logical method," he concluded, "but not one more favorable to tyrants." (9) Grotius wrote his treatise in a period of transition.
Instrumental reason--the narrow sort used in courts to justify any position whatever--was not invented by Grotius, but he was among the first to show how it could be used to advance the national secular interest (as opposed to the interests of princes and the church).
As I wrote last Sunday, the Philippine claim was begun by President Ferdinand Marcos when the Philippine delegation to the law of the sea conferences was able to convince the much more numerous 'coastal' states to agree to 1) the complicated 'archipelagic principles' in computing the baselines from which to measure the territorial sea, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone and extended continental shelves of 'mid-ocean' states, and 2) the much longer boundaries of these zones compared with the traditional 3-mile limit spelled out long ago by Hugo Grotius, the father of international law.
In international law, Islamic treatises anticipated the work of Grotius by eight centuries.
Arguably, its most captivating depiction appears in the beautiful edition of Phaenomena published in 1600 by Hugo Grotius and called Syntagma Arateorum.
The corpus of sources included in this volume comprises letters written by Cornelis Matelieff de Jonge (to figures such as the land's advocate, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, or Hugo Grotius), memorials, and reports concerning the company's operations, as well as apocryphal texts such as journals of his voyages.
According to reports, around 30 experts from Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States spoke about the South China Sea issue at a seminar co-organised by Leiden Universitys Grotius Center for International Legal Studies and Wuhan Universitys Institute for Boundary and Ocean Studies.
Though they used slightly different terminology, Grotius,
Such philosophical luminaries as Leibniz, Grotius, Pufendorf, Schopenhauer, and Heidegger, all found cite him Francisco Suarez as a source of inspiration and influence with respect to their own works.
(6) Two eulogies dedicated to King Louis XIII appeared in 1629 and 1643, and in 1639 and 1640, Cruce published his response to the severe criticisms of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, the German publisher of Statius and friend of Hugo Grotius, another precursor of the international order.
Eva van Hooijdonk extends this approach to the collection of Latin epigrams on Prince Maurice of Nassau that Hugo Grotius composed around 1600 to accompany a series of engravings depicting various Dutch successes in the revolt against the Spanish.
Quando Grotius escreveu suas obras, os vestigios do poder supranacional que tanto marcaram a Europa na Idade Media tinham quase que desaparecido.