The Salamanca School of the 16th century: Its nature and composition

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In recent years, the Salamanca School has appeared as one of the main objects of study among scholars of hispanic philosophy. This work is framed in precisely this tendency to return to the philosophy of the authors of the Neo-Thomist Schoolor Thomistic school in the sixteenth century, according to the name of Ulrich Horst. In this regard, the author pretends to develop the concept of School of Salamanca . For this, are presented some new criteria for the qualification of its members. So far, there have been very limited readings on the integration of the Scholastics of Salamanca, being reduced, almost entirely, to the Dominican theologians of Salamanca University XVI century. This is the central issue of article that present below.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)297-324
Number of pages28
JournalRivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica
Issue number2
StatePublished - 4 Nov 2013


  • Salamanca school
  • Spanish golden age
  • Spanish scholastic


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