During the centuries several philosophers debated about the legitimacy of colonialism (and imperialism). Where some were trying to legitimize the (brutal) practice of conquest and colonialism others struggled with the tension between universalistic concepts such as human rights and the realities of cultural pluralism. The article ends with present day ideas where indigenous people strive to recognize the political autonomy by addressing issues surrounding land rights and cultural distinctiveness.

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