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The uncertainties of empire : essays in Iberian and Ibero-American intellectual history

Author: Anthony Pagden
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain : Variorum ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Ashgate Pub. Co., 1994.
Series: Collected studies, CS468.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays deal with the intellectual development of the Spanish Empire in America from 1492 until Independence in the 1820s. It deals with the creation of a powerful language of natural law in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Pagden
ISBN: 0860784614 9780860784616
OCLC Number: 30701993
Language Note: Text in English and Spanish.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. The diffusion of Aristotle's moral philosophy in Spain c. 1400-c. 1600 --
II. Nueva luz sobre una version espanola cuatrocentista de la 'Etica a Nicomaco' / Anthony Pagden and P.E. Russell --
III. The search for order: the 'School of Salamanca' and the ius naturae --
IV. The reception of the 'New Philosophy' in eighteenth-century Spain --
V. The humanism of Vasco de Quiroga's Informacion en derecho --
VI. Ius et Factum: text and experience in the writings of Bartolome de las Casas --
VII. The forbidden food: Francisco de Vitoria and Jose de Acosta on cannibalism --
VIII. Cannibalismo e contagio --
IX. The savage critic: some European images of the primitive --
X. Indios e immaginazione europea: come l'indiano europeo divenne l'indiano americano --
XI. The 'defence of civilization' in eighteenth-century social theory --
XII. La lotta contro l'eterodossia nelle citta dell' impero spagnolo.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS468.
Responsibility: Anthony Pagden.

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