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Author Brunstetter, Daniel R.

Title Tensions of modernity [electronic resource] : Las Casas and his legacy in the French Enlightenment / Daniel R. Brunstetter.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 212 p. : ill.
Series Routledge innovations in political theory ; 44
Routledge innovations in political theory ; 44.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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, Sepulveda 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Casas, Bartolome de las, 1484-1566 -- Influence.
Human rights -- Philosophy -- History.
Equality -- Philosophy -- History.
Other (Philosophy) -- History.
Civilization, Modern -- Philosophy.
Indians, Treatment of -- Philosophy -- History.
Indians -- First contact with Europeans.
Difference (Philosophy)
Genocide -- Philosophy.
Enlightenment -- France.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415527842 (harback)
9780203114315 (electronic bk.)

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