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    Isaac de Pinto and the Jewish problems: Apologetic letters to Voltaire and Diderot☆
    with A. DevAsconcelosnogueira
    History of European Ideas 33 (4): 476-487. 2007.
    Isaac de Pinto was an active financier, economist and homme de lettres. Descending from a Jewish family of Portuguese origin, he lived in Amsterdam, Paris and London. Throughout his life, he enjoyed close relationships and made regular contact with important figures of the European Enlightenment.The main purpose of this article is to show that the concern with the Jewish problems, namely those relating to the difficult economic situation of the Portuguese nation in Amsterdam in the second half o…Read more