The ius naturale and ius gentium as propounded by Grotius in his De jure belli ac pacis allowed the formulation of a modern justification of slavery as a time when European maritime powers were starting to engage heavily in the slave trade. In litigation in Scotland in the eighteenth century, Grotius was drawn on to defend slavery.
|Number of pages||35|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
- Grotius; Slavery; Stocicism; Scotland