The School of Salamanca is a MOOC offered by Universidad Francisco Marroquín. It is an overview of the School of Salamanca, the main intellectual current of early modern Spain.
The course consists of three main chapters on the school’s contributions to Human Rights, Politics, and Economics, plus an introduction, a conclusion, and brief chapters on the school’s founder Francisco de Vitoria and its climactic figure Juan de Mariana. Learn about the origins of the Hispanic liberal tradition as well as the scope of its fundamental influence on modern Western Civilization.
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Professor: Eric Clifford Graf is a professor of literature at Universidad Francisco Marroquín. He has a PhD in Spanish language and literature from the University of Virginia (1997). He specializes in medieval and early modern Spain, the history of the novel, Renaissance Studies, and literary, political, cultural, and economic theory.