By John H. Haddox
Few males have had as a lot cultural and academic impact on their lonesome nations because the thinker and educator Antonio Caso (1883-1946). He was once primarily a patriot of his loved Mexico, and he sought to carry his humanitarian message to his countrymen.
In his early life, after the insurrection opposed to Díaz, he used to be a member of the Ateneo de los angeles Juventud, a gaggle that sought to carry Mexico, spiritually and economically, again to the Mexicans. Caso learned that this attempt concerned the forming of a countrywide realization between his humans, whom he observed divided by means of their inner most and public interests.
As an educator of Mexican adolescence for greater than thirty years, Caso sought to imbue in his scholars the will to look and to question. He observed schooling as a perpetual look for fact, and his personal lifestyles and philosophy replicate this seek. He rejected any method that proposed to explain all of truth, and he despised all dogmas—official or unofficial. He quite fought opposed to positivism and Marxism, structures present in his youth.
The first a part of this booklet is an advent to the philosophical and academic principles of Caso, in addition to to the highbrow and political rules in his existence. Mr. Haddox skillfully indicates the advance of Caso's principles and the way they took form from his personal examining in addition to from the stories of his age and of his state. the second one half includes Mr. Haddox's translations of decisions from Caso's writings. they provide a relocating photograph of Caso's hopes for Mexico and for humanitiy.
Read Online or Download Antonio Caso, Philosopher of Mexico: Philosopher of Mexico (Texas Pan American) PDF
Similar biographies & memoirs of philosophers books
Modern Philosophy in concentration bargains a chain of introductory volumes to the various dominant philosophical thinkers of the present age. Thomas Kuhn (1922–1996), the writer of The constitution of clinical Revolutions, is among the best-known and such a lot influential historian and thinker of technology of the final 25 years, and has develop into whatever of a cultural icon.
Theodore Dreiser staked his attractiveness on fearless expression in his fiction, yet he by no means used to be extra outspoken than whilst writing approximately American politics, which he did prolifically. even if he's remembered basically as a novelist, nearly all of his twenty-seven books have been nonfiction treatises. To Dreiser, every little thing was once political.
This classic publication includes the 4 dialogues among Socrates and Plato that chronicle the elder’s ultimate days. Socrates (470/469 – 399 BC) used to be an Athenian thinker thought of to be one of many founding fathers of Western philosophy. Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) used to be a Greek thinker who based the 1st establishment of upper studying within the Western global, the Academy in Athens.
An manche Momente erinnert guy sich ein Leben lang. Ganz besonders kostbar unter ihnen sind solche, die mit Gott zu tun haben. Andi Weiss sammelt genau diese Geschichten. Zum Glück. Denn auf diese Weise schenken die Erlebnisse auch uns Kraft und Zuversicht. Diese handverlesene Sammlung enthält neben den bewegendsten Perlen seiner bisherigen Bücher auch einige neue Erfahrungsberichte.
Extra resources for Antonio Caso, Philosopher of Mexico: Philosopher of Mexico (Texas Pan American)
Antonio Caso, Philosopher of Mexico: Philosopher of Mexico (Texas Pan American) by John H. Haddox