Журнал Viche 2011 №6

№6, 2011

Hugo Grotius is One of Founders of Science of International Law

Hugo Grotius de Groot (1583-1645) is a prominent Netherlands political thinker, lawyer, philosopher, historian, one of founders of the newest theory of absolute law and science of international law. It should be noted that Hugo Grotius was the first in the world political and legal thought who laid the keystone of legal world view, provided real theoretical and legal backgrounds of public agreement which afterwards T. Hobbes B. Spinoza, J. Locke, J. Lilburne, J. Milton, J. J. Rousseau , I. Kant T. Paine and others referred to.