Providentialism as an Instrument for Moral Instruction in Bartolomé de las Casas and José de Acosta

Philosophy and Theology 25 (1):33-41 (2013)

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Certain distinctively patristic and medieval features may be traced in Spanish-Renaissance thought, a tradition in which Aristotelianism played an otherwise dominant role. The study of these features may help to better understand the place of Hispanic thought in Renaissance intellectual history. I focus on one such a feature, providentialism, as it can be seen in two representative authors of sixteenth-century Spanish historiography. By discussing their differing providentialist views, and their motives for adopting them in each author’s historical and political circumstances, it is argued that the zeal for justice constitutes a distinctive trait of Spanish-Renaissance thought
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Philosophy and Religion
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DOI 10.5840/philtheol20132512
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