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5 - Trust (Fides)

from Part II - Concepts

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 September 2021

Randall Lesaffer
Affiliation:
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Janne E. Nijman
Affiliation:
Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Summary

What is the legacy of Grotius’ doctrinal efforts, and how did they impact on current structures of international law? Was he providing a natural law foundation for the global order, or rather an instrument of power for sovereigns to assert their political and commercial dominion over the world?

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Print publication year: 2021

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Further Reading

Barducci, M., Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution 1613–1718 (Oxford, 2017).Google Scholar
Blom, H., ‘The meaning of trust: fides between self-interest and appetitus societas’, in P.-M. Dupuy, and Chetail, V. (eds.), The Roots of International Law/Les fondements du droit international. Liber Amicorum Peter Haggenmacher (Leiden and Boston, 2014), 3958.Google Scholar
Blom, H., ‘Sociability and Hugo Grotius’, History of European Ideas 41 (2015) 589604.Google Scholar
Blom, H., ‘Hugo Grotius on trust. Its causes and effects’, in Kontler, L. and Somos, M. (eds.), Trust and Happiness in the History of Political Thought (Leiden and Boston, 2018), 7698.Google Scholar
Boyer, A., Chose Promise. Études sur la Promesse à partir de Hobbes et de quelques autres (Paris, 2014).Google Scholar
Eyffinger, A., ‘On good faith and bad faith: introductory note’ in Grotiana N.S. 36 (2015) 79105.Google Scholar
Fikentscher, W., De fide et perfidia. Der Treuegedanke in den ‘Staatsparallelen’ des Hugo Grotius aus heutiger Sicht (Munich, 1979).Google Scholar
Hartmann, M., Die Praxis des Vertrauens (Berlin, 2011).Google Scholar
Hartmann, M., ‘On the concept of basic trust’ in Behemoth. A Journal on Civilisation 8 (2015) 523.Google Scholar
Hinshelwood, B., ‘Punishment and sovereignty in De Indis and De iure belli ac pacis’ in Grotiana N.S. 38 (2017) 71103.Google Scholar
Schröder, P., ‘Sine fide nulla pax – Überlegungen zu Vertrauen und Krieg in den politischen Theorien von Machiavelli, Gentili und Grotius’, in Formisano, M. and Böhme, H. (eds.), War in Words Transformations of War from Antiquity to Clausewitz (Berlin, 2010), 3760.Google Scholar
Schröder, P., Trust in Early Modern International Political Thought, 1598–1713 (Cambridge, 2017).Google Scholar
Schröder, P., ‘Fidem observandam esse – trust and fear in Hobbes and Locke’, in Kontler, L. nad Somos, M. (eds.), Trust and Happiness in the History of Political Thought (Leiden and Boston, 2018), 99117.Google Scholar
Straumann, B., Roman Law in the State of Nature. The Classical Foundations of Hugo Grotius’ Natural Law (Cambridge, 2015).Google Scholar

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