Profit and Principle: Hugo Grotius, Natural Rights Theories by Martine Julia Van Ittersum

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Andrew Hurrell of Nuffield College and Dr. Jennifer Welsh of Somerville College. e. historians of political thought who either belong to the Cambridge School or whose work is closely related to it. introduction xli Understanding in the History of Ideas’. L. Austin (1911–1960) to the analysis of political texts, and he sharply distinguishes between a) an intention to do something and b) an intention in doing something, which, following Austin, he identifies as a ‘speech-act’. In his view, past ‘speech-acts’ are, in fact, the proper object of inquiry for historians of political thought.

Pocock, ‘The History of Political Thought: A Methodological Enquiry’ in Philosophy, Politics and Society, Second Series ed. G. A. Pocock, Politics, Language and Time: Essays on Political Thought and History (New York: Atheneum, 1971) pp. 3–41; Meaning and Context: Quentin Skinner and his Critics James Tully ed. (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1988), passim (quotation on p. 65); Quentin Skinner, ‘Language and Political Change’ in: Political Innovation and Conceptual Change ed. Terence Ball, James Farr, Russell L.

In Steensgard’s view, the VOC and EIC were much faster and cheaper in delivering spices to European consumers precisely because they did not outsource protection costs. Both companies employed their own heavily armed merchantmen in the intra-Asian trade and on the voyages between Asia and Europe, which kept protection costs down to an absolute minimum. The implication of Steensgard’s argument was, of course, that this superior business model was bound to supersede both the Asian peddler trade and the Portuguese import trade via the Cape-route.

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