Solórzano Pereira: La argumentación al modo del ius comune como práctica jurídico-cultural y política

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Abstract

The objective of this article is to characterize the argumental strategy of Juan de Solorzano Pereira in one of the chapters of the Política Indiana, by distinguishing the special features of his thought-structures and their goals. The methodology of this article is based on the Model-reader concept to characterize the adressee of Solorzanos's work and to discover the effect he sought. Likewise, the article envolves the premise that historical legal argumentation rules are a meaningful manifestation of the Spanish colonial legal culture. The main outcome of this article is the evidence of the political function of Solorzanos's legal argumentation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-178
Number of pages30
JournalLegal History Review
Volume88
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • 17th century
  • Derecho indiano
  • Juan de solorzano pereira
  • Legal argumentation
  • Legal culture
  • PolÃ-tica Indiana

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