Unformatted text preview: with ability to reason 2. Medieval hairy man a. One of Pliny’s monstrous races b. Lacked civilized arts, used to distinguish members of society and not Man and Barbarian 1. Greeks and barbaroi; Christians and barbari a. Barbaroi used by Greeks to describe all foreigners i. Someone who couldn’t speak Greek, a babbler ii. Couldn’t use logos, key to reasoning b. Barbarus comes to mean pagan: outside of Christian community 2. The issue of reason Natural Slavery 1. Aristotle, Politics 2. Sepulveda-Las Casas debate, 1550-51 a. Indian not full aesthetic person of Leonardo, nor did he have full reason, plus he eats people...
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- Fall '07
- History, Bartoleme de las Casas, Plinian monstrous races, Encyclopedists, Sepulveda-Las Casas debate, Medieval hairy man