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Late Spanish Doctors on Usury, and the Evolving Scholastic Tradition

FABIO MONSALVE
JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT 36.02 (2014): 215-235

The scholastic intellectual tradition was the dominant scientific paradigm for nearly five centuries in western Europe. That the economic issues of interest to these scholars were similar throughout the period is undisputable, but were the individual views on these issues also similar?  Read the rest of this entry »

Filed under: Economía, Filosofía, Teoría Política

Cádiz y el Experimento Constitucional Atlántico

JOSÉ ANTONIO AGUILAR RIVERA
POLÍTIC Y GOBIERNO 21.1 (2014): 3-24

Este trabajo analiza la pertenencia y el lugar de la Constitución de Cádiz dentro del conjunto de la experiencia constitucional atlántica. Después de ubicar contextualmente el debate historiográfico entre quienes reducían el resultado de la deliberación gaditana a meras imitaciones de códigos importados del extranjero y aquellos que argumentaban su defensa en términos nacionalistas e históricos, es posible posicionar el experimento de Cádiz más cerca del ciclo constitucional hispanoamericano que del francés o estadounidense. Read the rest of this entry »

Filed under: Ciencia Política, Historia

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