Alberico Gentili


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Gentili, Alberico

 

Born Jan. 14, 1552, in San Ginesio; died June 19, 1608, in Oxford, England. Italian jurist, diplomat, professor of civil law.

Gentili taught civil law at Oxford University. He was the author of On Ambassadorial Law (1585), Commentaries on the Law of War (1588), On the Law of Prizes (published 1613), and others. His best-known work is On the Law of War, published in 1598. Gentili laid the foundation for the positive school in the science of international law.

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La extraordinaria fuerza intelectual de Sir Francis Bacon, unida a la influencia de las sugerencias de un experto jurista italiano exiliado en Londres, Alberico Gentili, desemboco en una clara preferencia por las formulas de concentracion del poder y evitacion de la dispersion que estos analistas atribuian a la Monarquia espanola.
The tone and audience were a response to Alberico Gentili, to whom the study of war was not a part of the moralist's trade.
He examines what he describes as the three key prescriptive moments of this development: the foundational international legal works of Alberico Gentili and Hugo Grotius in the context of the wars against Catholic Spain in the 16th century, World War I, and World War II.
Alberico Gentili, The Wars of the Romans: A Critical Edition and Translation of De armis Romanis, ed by Benedict Kingsbury & Benjamin Straumama, translated by David Lupher (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
2) Benner fundamenta su estudio en continuo dialogo con las lecturas de teoricos politicos de envergadura y calidad exquisita: Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Alberico Gentili (1552-1608), James Harrington (1611-1677), Henry Neville (1620-1694), Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Friedrich Meinecke (1862-1954), Leo Strauss (1899-1973), Harvey Mansfield, Sheldon S.
Alberico Gentili (1552-1608) y Hugo Grocio (1583-1645) fueron pioneros en la aplicacion del concepto de usucapio a las relaciones internacionales.
Pugliatti also discusses the dissent against such readiness to legitimize war voiced by some key late-Medieval and Renaissance writers in the just war tradition, such as John of Legnano, Alberico Gentili, Erasmus, Juan Luis Vives, and Francisco de Vitoria (Pugliatti 2010, 58).
Alberico Gentili, whose treatise De legationibus libri tres was commissioned as a response to a specific ethical lapse--the Spanish ambassador Mendoza's involvement in the Throckmorton plot against Elizabeth (52)--pins his hopes not on narrative means but on the codification of nascent principles of international law, transposing ethical questions to a "realm of fixed laws" (61).
15) Grotius makes this point to counter those, like Alberico Gentili, who contended that mere fear of any sort was sufficient to justify what Grotius called "anticipatory slaying.
Pirillo focus on sources and/or on intertextual dialogues between Bruno's Spaccio and sixteenth-century political thought and moral literature, from Machiavelli to Luther and Melanchthon, from Leon Battista Alberti to George Buchanan and Alberico Gentili.
May's work is exclusively about jus in bello, and is multidisciplinary in method, combining the positive laws of armed conflict with the very old natural law theories of such just war theorists as Alberico Gentili, Samuel Pufendorf, and Hugo Grotius.
Se trataba, a nuestro juicio, de un sistema muy apropiado para que el alumno se familiarizara con los grandes cultores del derecho internacional, teniendo presente que el surgimiento de esta rama del derecho se encuentra muy asociado a los principios y doctrinas que grandes autores como Hugo Grocio, Alberico Gentili, Francisco de Vitoria y tantos otros fueron forjando a partir de las ensenanzas provenientes del derecho romano y del derecho canonico.