The Uncertainties of Empire: Essays in Iberian and Ibero-American Intellectual History

The Uncertainties of Empire: Essays in Iberian and Ibero-American Intellectual History

by Anthony Pagden

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780860784616
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/1994
Series: Variorum Collected Studies Series
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 8.82(w) x 5.91(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: The diffusion of Aristotle’s moral philosophy in Spain c.1400-c.1600; Nueva luz sobre una versión espan}ola cuatrocentista de la ’Ética a Nicomaco’; The search for order: the ’School of Salamanca’ and the ius naturae; The reception of the ’New philosophy’ in 18th century Spain; The humanism of Vasco de Quiroga’s Informaciín en derecho; Ius et Factum: text and experience in the writings of Bartolomé de las Casas; The forbidden food: Francisco de Vitoria and José de Acosta on cannibalism; Cannibalismo e contagio; The savage critic: some European images of the primitive; Indios e immaginazione europea: come l’indiano europeo divenne l’indiano americano; The ’defence of civilization’ in 18th century social theory; La lotta contra l’ eterodossia nelle cittá dell’ impero spagnolo; ’Con título y con no menos mérito que el de Alemania, que Vuestro Sacra Majestad posee’: Rethinking the conquest of Mexico; The creation of identity in colonial Spanish America: c.1520-c.1830; Liberty, honour and Comercio libre: the structure of the debates over the Spanish Empire in the 18th century; 1492-1992: five centuries of anxiety; Index.

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