Juan Solórzano Pereira

in Rafael Domingo and Javier Martinez-Torron, Great Christian Jurists in Spanish History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) (Forthcoming)

Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-07

26 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last revised: 31 Mar 2017

M. C. Mirow

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law

Date Written: 2017

Abstract

This biography of the seventeenth-century jurist Juan Solórzano Pereira analyzes his major writings with particular focus on his justifications of Spanish activity in the Americas. The study addresses his views of papal authority, indigenous peoples, and Spanish rule through his use of Roman Catholic sources and doctrine.

Keywords: Juan Solórzano Pereira, indigenous people, Salamanca, scholasticism, conquest, royal patronage

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Mirow, M. C., Juan Solórzano Pereira (2017). in Rafael Domingo and Javier Martinez-Torron, Great Christian Jurists in Spanish History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) (Forthcoming); Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-07. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2939072

M. C. Mirow (Contact Author)

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law ( email )

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