José Luis Egío



José Luis Egío is a postdoctoral researcher in the Faculty of Philosophy at the Complutense University of Madrid, where he is currently developing the research project El nacimiento de la Escuela de Salamanca (1523-1527): el pensamiento de Francisco de Vitoria en sus maestros y discípulos. PhD in Philosophy from the University of Murcia, where he devoted his thesis to the legal, political and theological thought of the reformed jurist Innocent Gentillet (1532-1588). He holds a DEA in European Law and Institutions from the University of Geneva, and has been a researcher and lecturer at various German institutions (Institute of Philosophy at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, the Academy of Science and Literature in Mainz and the Max Planck Institute for the History and Theory of Law in Frankfurt am Main). His research interests focus on the history of legal and political thought in early modern Europe and Latin America. He has published several monographs and collaborated as editor of several collective volumes. Among the most recent: Rechtsgeschichte des frühneuzeitlichen Hispanoamerika, De Gruyter, 2022 (co-authored with Thomas Duve);  Conceptos, autores, instituciones: Revisión crítica de la investigación reciente sobre la Escuela de Salamanca (2008-19) y bibliografía multidisciplinar, Dykinson, 2020 (co-authored with Celia Alejandra Ramírez) and The School of Salamanca. A Case of Global Knowledge Production, Brill, 2021 (co-edited with Thomas Duve and Christiane Birr). Among his most recently published works are those dedicated to American scholastics who, linked by their training or readings to the School of Salamanca, played a fundamental role in the emergence of the regimes of normativity in the colonial Iberian worlds.


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