Historical Who is Who

GROTIUS, Hugo

1583 - 1645
Netherlands
PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION

 

A Dutch lawyer, diplomat and Christian theologian – gifted writer and political operator. He wrote extensively regarding claims to truth in religion and set out a coherent basis for national and international law. This he expounded as defensible by natural reasoning which he saw as complementary to special revelation rather than contradictory of it.

 Life

Works

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