ignores this question.
The reader is thus left to glean insights from Grotius’s scattered comments addressing specific issues. Instead of the hybrid transfer and self-sufficiency theory present in De Indis , Grotius shifts to an account that emphasizes limitations on the subject’s rights in light of
discovers that it owes its origin to something else. And it must acknowledge the fateful power of this origin, for otherwise it will lose its orientation to reason in the blind alley of a hybrid grasp of control over its own self … Philosophy, too, has been led to a self-reflection with regard to its own