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The origin of philosophy

Author: José Ortega y Gasset
Publisher: New York : Norton, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This concise, elegant essay on the roots and historical justification of philosophy marks a decisive step in posing the problem of what philosophy is. With consummate clarity and the charisma that distinguished him as a lecturer, Jos Ortega y Gasset re-creates "that moment when Parmenides began talking about something exceptionally strange, which he called 'being'". How and why, he asks, did such a surprising  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ortega y Gasset, José, 1883-1955.
Origin of philosophy.
New York, Norton [1967]
(OCoLC)644193498
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Ortega y Gasset
ISBN: 0393001288 9780393001280
OCLC Number: 279715
Notes: Translation of Origen y epílogo de la filosofía.
Description: 125 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Origen y epíloga de la filosofía.
Responsibility: José Ortega y Gasset ; authorized translation from the Spanish by Toby Talbot.

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Ortega deals here with the roots and historical justification of philosophy, and the question of philosophy's essential unity.  Read more...

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