Some Thoughts About Grotius 400 Years on

(2016) "Seventeenth Annual Grotius Lecture Series - Some Thoughts About Grotius 400 Years On," American University International Law Review: Vol. 31: Iss. 3, Article 1.

11 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2017

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Kenneth J. Keith

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law; Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

The author addresses some major challenges facing the world today, by reference to the different roles Hugo Grotius played in his time, the enduring values he highlighted, the need for better implementation of the law, the importance of well designed procedures and the continuing significance of the law of nature and of nations. He concludes with the role of law in dealing with disasters.

Keywords: International Law, Grotius

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K33, K40

Suggested Citation

Keith, Kenneth J., Some Thoughts About Grotius 400 Years on (2015). (2016) "Seventeenth Annual Grotius Lecture Series - Some Thoughts About Grotius 400 Years On," American University International Law Review: Vol. 31: Iss. 3, Article 1.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3072607

Kenneth J. Keith (Contact Author)

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law ( email )

PO Box 600
Wellington, 6140
New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 600
Wellington, 6140
New Zealand

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