A Note on the Origins of Human Rights: Bartolomé de las Casas and Francisco de Vitoria

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A Note on the Origins of Human Rights : Bartolomé de las Casas and Francisco de Vitoria. / Jensen, Julio Hans C.

I: Nordicum-Mediterraneum, Bind 13, Nr. 2, 03.11.2018.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftKonferenceartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

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Jensen, JHC 2018, 'A Note on the Origins of Human Rights: Bartolomé de las Casas and Francisco de Vitoria', Nordicum-Mediterraneum, bind 13, nr. 2.

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Jensen, J. H. C. (2018). A Note on the Origins of Human Rights: Bartolomé de las Casas and Francisco de Vitoria. Nordicum-Mediterraneum, 13(2).

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Jensen JHC. A Note on the Origins of Human Rights: Bartolomé de las Casas and Francisco de Vitoria. Nordicum-Mediterraneum. 2018 nov 3;13(2).

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Jensen, Julio Hans C. / A Note on the Origins of Human Rights : Bartolomé de las Casas and Francisco de Vitoria. I: Nordicum-Mediterraneum. 2018 ; Bind 13, Nr. 2.

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abstract = "In the wake of the Spanish arrival in America, a controversy arose with respect to the legitimacy of the conquest and the colonial rule. This debate was started by the Dominicans in the New World, who denounced the oppression of the native population. The most renowned participants in these discussions were Bartolom{\'e} de las Casas and Francisco de Vitoria. The former received the title of “Defender of the Indians”, while the latter is remembered as a central figure in the foundation of international law. Through the debates concerning the conquest of America, one precondition – noted by Habermas – for the emergence of human rights is explored, that of resistance against state power on the basis of the egalitarian tradition belonging to Judeo-Christian thinking.",
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