Jose Ortega y Gasset

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: José Ortega y Gasset was a Spanish liberal philosopher and essayist working during the first half of the 20th century while Spain oscillated between monarchy, republicanism and dictatorship. He was, along with Nietzsche, a proponent of the idea of perspectivism, which was pioneered in European thought by Immanuel Kant.

Source/Notes: The Revolt of the Masses (1929), Chap. VIII

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Source/Notes: "In Search of Goethe," Partisan Review, December 1949

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