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The life and works of Hugo Grotius

W. S. M. Knight

The life and works of Hugo Grotius

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Published by Sweet & Maxwell, limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grotius, Hugo, 1583-1645

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. S. M. Knight.
    SeriesThe Grotius society. Publications,, no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX2099 .K6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., v-xiv, 304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6681261M
    LC Control Number25018572
    OCLC/WorldCa2626949


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The life and works of Hugo Grotius by W. S. M. Knight Download PDF EPUB FB2

Throughout his life Grotius wrote in a variety of fields. He edited, with commentary, an encyclopaedic work on the seven liberal arts by the North African poet Martianus Capella and the Phaenomena by the Greek astronomer Aratus The life and works of Hugo Grotius book Soli.

He wrote a number of philological works and a drama, Adamus Exul (; Adam in Exile), which was greatly admired by the English poet John Milton. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Knight, W.S.M. (William Stanley Macbean), Life and works of Hugo Grotius.

London, Sweet & Maxwell, Hugo Grotius () was a Dutch scholar and jurist whose legal masterpiece, De Jure Belli ac Pacis (On the law of war and peace) [], contributed significantly to the formation of international law as a distinct addition to that work, Grotius wrote a number of literary pieces of lasting merit, including Sacra (a collection of Latin poems) and the drama Christus Patiens.

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Create lists Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. The life and works of Hugo Grotius. by William Stanley Macbean Knight (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Hugo Grotius was a brilliant man and tireless scholar of the Dutch Enlightenment. In these three volumes (very nicely translated and attractively priced) he does nothing less than discuss the history of war up to his times, but not just as history: he seeks to define the difference between just and unjust wars, the use of pretexts for war, the purposes of embassies, treaties, and alliances.

Hugo Grotius has 85 books on Goodreads with ratings. Hugo Grotius’s most popular book is The Rights of War and Peace. Hugo Grotius (grō´shəs), –, Dutch jurist and humanist, whose Dutch name appears as Huigh de studied at the Univ.

of Leiden and became a lawyer when 15 years old. In Dutch political affairs Grotius supported Oldenbarneveldt against Maurice of Maurice gained power he had Grotius condemned () to prison for life, but Grotius made a daring escape in and. Hugo Grotius was an Arminian leader whose thought had a substantial impact on the Reformation.

Imprisoned and exiled for his beliefs, he wrote extensively on the nature of Christianity and natural law, and his writings on apologetics were the first Protestant work of their kind. His groundbreaking governmental theory of atonement became a foundational point for the Arminian movement.

THE CLAIMS of the great work of Grotius, “De Jure Belli ac Pacis,” to be included in a list of Universal Classics, do not rest upon the felicity of style usually expected in a classic composition.

His work is marked by frequent rhetorical deformities, tedious and involved forms of reasoning, and perplexing obscurities of phraseology which prevent its acceptance as an example of elegant.

Grotius finished the book in about a year. It appeared in Paris, June The printer paid Grotius by giving him copies of the book. “I am convinced,” Grotius wrote, “that there is some law common to all nations, which applies both to the initiation of.

Further Reading on Hugo Grotius. The standard life of Grotius is William S. Knight, The Life and Works of Hugo Grotius (). Robert W. Lee, Hugo Grotius (), is a collection of essays. Additional Biography Sources Vreeland, Hamilton, Hugo Grotius:the father of the modern science of international law, Little, Colo.:F.B.

Rothman,The Life and Works of Hugo Grotius (London: Sweet and Maxwell, ) La Pradelle, A. de, Maîtres et doctrines du droit des gens (Paris: Éditions internationales, 2nd edn, ), at pp. 71– The Work and Influence of Hugo Grotius. The claims of the great work of Grotius, “De Jure Belli ac Pacis,” to be included in a list of Universal Classics, do not rest upon the felicity of style usually expected in a classic composition.

His work is marked by frequent rhetorical deformities, tedious and involved forms of reasoning, and perplexing obscurities of phraseology which prevent its. The Life and Works of Hugo Grotius. London: Sweet & Maxwell, Ltd.

Lauterpacht, Hersch,"The Grotian Tradition in International Law," in British Yearbook of International Law. Leger, James. The “Etiamsi Daremus” of Hugo Grotius: A Study in the Origins of International Law (Rome: Pontificium Athenaeum Internationale).

seeking to detract from the value and importance of earlier works on the subject, we may rightly call the foundation book of international law. Prop erly therefore, the tercentenary of the appearance of the great work of Hugo Grotius may be celebrated, not only in Holland.

Hugo Grotius (Huig de Groot, or Hugo de Groot; Delft, 10 April – Rostock, 28 August ) worked as a jurist in the Dutch Republic and laid the foundations for international law, based on natural was also a philosopher, Christian apologist, playwright, and : 10 April (Delft, Holland).

Hugo Grotius (/ ˈ ɡ r oʊ ʃ i ə s /; 10 April – 28 August ), also known as Huig de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦœyɣ də ɣroːt]) or Hugo de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦyɣoː də ɣroːt]), was a Dutch humanist, diplomat, lawyer, theologian and jurist.

A teenage intellectual prodigy, he was born in Delft and studied at Leiden was imprisoned for his involvement in the intra. Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom: Transcending Natural Seth Geddert. New York: Routledge, Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom by Jeremy Seth Geddert is a bold attempt to rethink the legacy of Hugo Grotius and particularly of his theory of is also a reflection on the insufficiency of the modern, largely positivistic approach to human.

Looking for books by Hugo Grotius. See all books authored by Hugo Grotius, including The Rights Of War And Peace (Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics), and The Free Sea (Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics), and more on Hugo Grotius was a Dutch jurist, statesman, historian and founder the modern school of international law.

Background Grotius was born on Ap in Delft, Holland, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands), the first child of Johan Hugo de Groot and Alida van Overschie. Hugo Grotius (/ ˈ ɡ r oʊ ʃ i ə s /; 10 April – 28 August ), also known as Huig de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦœyɣ də ɣroːt]) or Hugo de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦyɣoː də ɣroːt]), was a Dutch with the earlier works of Francisco de Vitoria and Alberico Gentili, Grotius laid.

Hugo Grotius () is the most famous humanist scholar of the Dutch Golden Age. He wrote influential works on the laws of war and peace, Dutch history and the unification of the churches.

His plea for a freedom of the seas in Mare liberum offered the Dutch East India Company a ready justification for the establishment of a trading empire. [3] According to Stephen Neff, the leading English-language biography of Grotius is still W.

Knight, The Life and Works of Hugo Grotius (London: Sweet and Maxwell, ).This biographical sketch relies heavily on it. Return to Text. translated and/or edited a number of works on law, history, and theology between and Three vols.

Hardcover ISBN $ With a New Introduction by WILLIAM E. BUTLER Th e Most Excellent Hugo Grotius, His Books Treating of the Rights of War & Peace Hugo Grotius William Evats, Translator.

The Life of Hugo Grotius is a popular book by Charles Butler. Read The Life of Hugo Grotius, free online version of the book by Charles Butler, on Charles Butler's The Life of Hugo Grotius consists of 15 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of The Life of Hugo Grotius which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Grotius, Hugo. WORKS BY GROTIUS. SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY. Huig de Groot (–), better known by the Latinized version of his name, Hugo Grotius, was born at Delft in the province of was carefully educated by his father, whose intellectual interests were both broad and profound, and who imbued in him the characteristic civic pride of the Dutch patriciate.

Samuel, baron von Pufendorf, (born January 8,Dorfchemnitz, near Thalheim, Saxony [now in Germany]—died OctoBerlin), German jurist and historian, best known for his defense of the idea of natural was created a baron in the last year of his life.

Early life and works. Pufendorf’s father was a Lutheran pastor, and, though the family was poor, financial help from a. The Original Dedication by Grotius. 11 Contents. 12 The Truth of the Christian Religion.

20 Book I. 21 Section I. The occasion of this work. 22 SECT. That there is a God. 24 SECT. III. That there is but one God. 26 SECT. All perfection is in God. 27 SECT. And in an infinite degree. 28 SECT. THE BIRTH AND EDUCATION OF HUGO GROTIUS. The Life of Erasmus, which we have offered to the public, presents to its readers, the interesting spectacle of a person, born under every, disadvantage for the acquisition of literature, surmounting them all by his genius and perseverance, and reaching, at an early age, the highest summit of.

Few works of such brevity can have caused arguments of such global extent and striking longevity as Hugo Grotius’s Mare Liberum(The Free Sea). The book first appeared in Leiden as a pocket-sized quarto volume from the famous publishing house of Elzevier in the spring of Hugo Grotius, Grotius, Hugo (–) The Dutch jurist and statesman Hugo Grotius, or Huig de Groot, was born at Delft, of a distinguished Calvinist family.

He e Thomas Hobbes, HOBBES, THOMAS (–) Thomas Hobbes, often called the father of modern analytic philosophy, was born in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England. Hobbes l Francisco Suarez, SUÁREZ, FRANCISCO Philosopher.

Brill has a number of titles available about the great Dutch humanist and jurist Hugo Grotius (). Below you will find information on: The Online Collection, which was released end - The journal Grotiana, which will publish its 40 th Volume in - A list of book.

The objective of this research is to explore the different facets of Grotius’ system of moral rights; to offer a detailed demonstration of its mechanism; and to reconcile different scholarly views wherever possible.

It explains how Grotius managed to. Hugo Grotius, also known as Huig de Groot or Hugo de Groot, was a Dutch jurist. Along with the earlier works of Francisco de Vitoria and Alberico Gentili, Grotius laid. The Life and Works of Hugo Grotius () Rowen, H., "Grotius", published in The McGraw-Hill Encycolopedia of World Biography, Volume 4 (New York: McGraw-Hill, ), page Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Hugo Grotius.

1 Hugo Grotius, Commentary on the Law of Prize and Booty (Oxford: Clarendon Press, []), p. 23 (in Sotirovich, p. 52). 2 Bull, "The Importance of Grotius," p.

3 Edward Dumbauld, The Life and Legal Works of Hugo Grotius (Norman OK: University of Oklahoma, ), p. 4 Sotirovich, p. Books (3 Vol. Set) Hugo Grotius, Richard Tuck (Editor) Since the nineteenth century, Hugo Grotius’s Rights of War and Peace has been the classic work in modern international law, laying the foundation for a universal code of law.

There was a book of his “concerning the dead,” mentioned by Diogenes Laërtius in his preface, and in his Empedocles; and by Galen, in the sixth, concerning the parts that are affected. Pliny speaks thus of him, book vii. chap.

“That noble volume of Heraclides amongst the Greeks, of a woman’s being restored to life, after she had been dead seven days.”. Grotius, Hugo (grō`shəs), –, Dutch jurist and humanist, whose Dutch name appears as Huigh de studied at the Univ.

of Leiden and became a lawyer when 15 years old. In Dutch political affairs Grotius supported Oldenbarneveldt Oldenbarneveldt, Johan van, –, Dutch statesman.

Hugo Grotius () [Hugo, Huigh or Hugeianus de Groot] was a towering figure in philosophy, political theory, law and associated fields during the seventeenth century and for /5.Biography of Hugo Grotius 1.

Hugo Grotius 2 was born in Delft inan exciting time of social, economic, religious and political transformation. The Netherlands had just declared their independence from Spain, and many skilled immigrants were moving from the Spanish-controlled southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) and elsewhere, primarily for the religious tolerance of the north.