Essays Tagged: "Hugo Grotius"

Ehtical look at war.

inition of war has been subject between philosophers. Cicerodefines war as "a contention by force", Hugo Grotius adds that "war is the state of contendingparities, considered such as", Thomas Hobbes n ...

(6 pages) 199 2 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

This essay compares and contrasts the political philosophy of Hobbes and Locke.

e language of the natural law tradition of morality, which was then championed by Dutch philosopher Hugo Grotius (1583-1645). According to Grotius, all particular moral principles derive from immutabl ...

(22 pages) 223 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Public International Law Study Notes

rch, initially theological (including divine revelation as one of its sources) - however by time of Hugo Grotius (1583-1645) natural law adopting a rationalist approach, being seen to derive from univ ...

(46 pages) 175 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


the coming Enlightenment rose up in the early seventeenth century in the form of John Comenius and Hugo Grotius, each of whom lived during the Thirty Years War in Germany. Their efforts to grapple wi ...

(2 pages) 70 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Natural Crime versus Legal Crime

the same as what was "just by law." The existence of natural law was supported in the modern era by Hugo Grotius, who insisted that natural law is valid, even on the assumption that God does not exist ...

(5 pages) 150 1 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law