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SECONDARY STUDIES IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF PEACE & WAR (updated 2/8/08)
- "Reception of the Classical Tradition in International Law: Grotius' _De Jure Belli ac Pacis_", by David J. Bederman.
- "Grotius on International Law", by Sanderson Beck.
Grotius: Naturalist, Eclectic, or Theonomist?, by William Greene.
- "The origin of property: Ockham, Grotius, Pufendorf, and some others", by John Kilcullen.
- In 'Rules for the World Stage', Martha Nussbaum invokes the spirit of Grotius in judging the present state of international affairs (2003).
- Brought back to life in the spring of 2003, what might Grotius say about the invasion of Iraq?
- "Grotius on Citizenship and Political Community", by Willem Maas. See Maas' website for more Grotius info & links.
- Jon Miller provides a useful introduction to the life and thought of "Hugo Grotius" in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
- Larry May presents an important study of "Grotius and Contingent Pacifism," in Studies in the History of Ethics, February 2006. (Posted 11/18/06)
- Benjamin Straumann, "The Right to Punish as a Just Cause of War in Hugo Grotiusí Natural Law," Studies in the History of Ethics, February 2006. (Posted 11/30/06)
- "A Grotian Tradition of Theory And Practice? Grotius, Law and Moral Skepticism in the Thought of Hedley Bull," by Benedict W. Kingsbury, 17 Quinnipac L. Rev. 3 (1997). (Posted 12/13/07)
- Commentaries on Utopian War," by Philip Dust, Moreana, no. 37, Feb 1973, pp. 31-40, is useful background reading for Grotius studies. (Posted 2/8/08)
- The three stages in the evolution of the law of nations, by Cornelis van Vollenhoven, Martinus Nijhoff, 1919, is now online, courtesy of Google Books and the University of Michigan Library. (Posted 8/4/08)
Updated 3/25/06. More coming soon...
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