Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Juan Luis Vives
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Juan Luis Vives was one of the three foremost proponents of northern humanism, along with Erasmus of Rotterdam and Guillaume Budé. He was born into an ethnically Jewish family of C onversos (Roman Catholic converts from Judaism), and acquired a sound early education that enabled him to move for further study to Paris in 1509. There, he was exposed to the study of terminist logic, rooted in late medie…

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George ‎, Edward, “Juan Luis Vives”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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