Séneca en los Andes. Neoestoicismo y crítica social en Quito a fines del siglo XVII

  • Pilar Ponce Leiva Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Palabras clave: Séneca, Francisco Rodríguez Fernández, Neoestoicismo, Quito, Siglo XVII

Resumen

This article analyzes the influence of neo-stoicism in the works of Francisco Rodríguez Fernández, who was one of the most outstanding readers of Seneca in Quito toward the end of the seventeenth century. The article highlights how he used this line of thought as an ethical and political instrument to combat
corruption and injustices in Quito’s society, and to contribute to the regeneration of the Spanish monarchy and its American possessions.

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Ponce Leiva, P. (2007). Séneca en los Andes. Neoestoicismo y crítica social en Quito a fines del siglo XVII. Histórica, 31(2), 43-68. Recuperado a partir de http://revistas.pucp.edu.pe/index.php/historica/article/view/43