Lipsius and Grotius: Tacitism

@article{Waszink2013LipsiusAG,
  title={Lipsius and Grotius: Tacitism},
  author={J. Waszink},
  journal={History of European Ideas},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={151 - 168}
}
  • J. Waszink
  • Published 2013
  • Philosophy
  • History of European Ideas
Summary This article focuses on the Tacitist thought shared by Justus Lipsius and Hugo Grotius. Contrary to what his later works might suggest, in the years before the Dutch political crisis of 1618, Grotius appears willing to look at history and contemporary politics in terms of the Tacitist and reason-of-state-based categories defined in Lipsius's political works. A specific Lipsian inspiration seems present in Grotius's Amsterdam address of 1616, and his analysis of the early Dutch Revolt in… Expand
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Orthodoxy and reason of state
Introduction
Polybius and Prudentia
Another (subtle) reference to Lipsius can be recognised in Hugo Grotius
    Introduction', in Lipsius, Politica, chapters 3 and 6Á7
      Lipsius and Grotius: Two Views', in Lipsius in Leiden
        Scepticism, Reason of State', in Cambridge History of Political Thought
          See Grotius, Antiquity of the Batavian Republic
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