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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Manuscript copies of these memorials (with the notable exception of the one written around June 1607) are found among the working papers of the Land's Advocate of Holland, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, as well as those of Hugo Grotius, who at the time was serving in various capacities both for the city of Rotterdam as well as the province of Holland.
Hugo Grotius himself later wrote that merchants should suffer no loss simply from having been caught on the wrong side of a line drawn for combatants.
The reception of Hugo Grotius De jure belli ac pacis in the early German Enlightenment.
Profit and Principle: Hugo Grotius, Natural Rights Theories and the Rise of Dutch Power in the East Indies, 1595-1615.
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.
Justice is when the Judgement is in your favour," wrote the Dutch philosopher, Hugo Grotius (1583-1645), whose legal philosophy underpins South Africa's Roman/Dutch law.
Larry May's chapter on war crimes trials includes some substantial arguments, although it gets off to a weak start by drawing extensively on Hugo Grotius to support the argument.
IR scholars will also find familiar terrain in discussions of Risse's central interlocutor: seventeenth-century international jurist Hugo Grotius, whose ideas about humanity's common ownership of the earth are recruited in support of his position.
Among his achievements are his commentaries and revisions of the natural law theories of Thomas Hobbes and Hugo Grotius.
Central to the argument is the considerations of iuirisprudentia and modern natural law as founded by Hugo Grotius and Samuel van Pufendorf in relation to such themes as religious pluralism in the State; the definition of the obligations and limits of legislation, and the rights of sovereign power in religion; the rejection of the confessional State and the use of force against revolutionary movements of the human conscience; the justification of the right to resist; and the elaboration of the characteristics and limits of the new notion of civil tolerance (derived from the voluntaristic and anti-Hobbesian perspective of Barbeyrac in his commentary on Pufendorf using Locke's work and the theory of obligation).
As Bown asserts, it is true that the treaty inspired Hugo Grotius to argue, in his Mare Liberum [1609], in favor of freedom of navigation and thus launched a philosophical and legal debate over this issue that continues to the present day.
She traces the various discourses on the relation between the political and natural spheres from the influences of ancient and medieval political thought on early modern writers to the debates between and amongst scholastic Catholic political thinkers, Protestant Aristotelians, and others, highlighting the often radical departures from earlier traditions in the thought of Hugo Grotius and especially Thomas Hobbes.
Hugo Grotius On the Law of War and Peace (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012).
There is a long tradition pertaining to what we now call humanitarian intervention and the precursors in the legal field go back to Hugo Grotius and Emmerich de Vattel, in philosophy to the works of Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Christian Wolff, John Rawls, and in theology to Thomas Aquinas and Saint Augustine.