“If Anglo-American philosophy is so great, where is its Las Casas?”

This, by Manuel Vargas, is glorious.

Many of my philosophical friends are puzzled by my interest in Anglo-American philosophy. In occasional moments of conspiratorial earnestness, they ask me why I spend my time studying issues within a tradition that has produced no Platos, no Descartes, no Las Casases, no Sor Juanas, no Villoros?

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