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An English Translation of Selected Aphorisms from Nicolás Gómez Dávila, "Escolios a un Texto Implícito: Selección" (Bogotá: Villegas Editores, 2001)

Nicolás Gómez Dávila was a man of wide-ranging interests, and his aphorisms reflect that fact. Although he was to a certain extent an autodidact - he received an excellent secondary education, but never attended university, ins
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Published 2011 (first published 2001)
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Nicolás Gómez Dávila was a Colombian writer and thinker who is considered one of the most intransigent political theoreticians of the twentieth century.

His fame began to spread only in the last few years before his death, particularly by way of German translations of his works. Gómez Dávila was one of the most radical critics of modernity whose work consists almost entirely of aphorisms which he c
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