In his lecture notes, the Salamanca scholar Mancio de Corpus Christi († 1576) dealt extensively with the moral-theological question of whether a possessor in doubt as to his entitlement of a possession, lacks the necessary good faith for acquisitive prescription. Mancio discusses, evaluates and compares existing opinions of moral theologians of his time on the matter and expounds on his own teaching. The dialectical discourse reveals that opting for a more or less minimalistic concept of morality is one of the decisive factors.
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Glossae: Revista de Historia del Derecho Europeo|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
Bibliographical noteVolume 15: 'Beyond particular traditions: Comparative Legal History'.
The papers published under this general title are the proceedings of the conference held on 12 May 2017 at the Collège de France.
- Good faith