Tensions of Modernity: Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment

Routledge (2012)
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Modernity and the other: a story of inequality -- Locating the other in the political debates of early modernity -- Thinking and rethinking the equality of the other: Vitoria, Sepúlveda and the true barbarians -- Las Casas and the other: the tension between equality and cultural othercide -- From the civilizing mission to irreconcilable alterity: the changing perception of the Indians in the French Enlightenment -- The other side of modernity: legitimizing the transition from cultural othercide to physical othercide -- Looking to the future.
Keywords Human rights History  Equality History  Other (Philosophy History  Civilization, Modern Philosophy  Indians, Treatment of History  Indians First contact with Europeans  Difference (Philosophy  Genocide Philosophy  Enlightenment
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