¿Qué es filosofía?
¿Qué es filosofía? Pregunta cardinal en la que a más de una contestación hay un titubeo con respecto a la validez y fronteras, a la estructura básica de un quehacer milenario de pronto vuelto problemático como casi todo lo que repensamos radicalmente.
Paperback, 1st edition, 219 pages
Published December 7th 1973 by Espasa-Calpe
(first published 1958)
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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 Kant, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche, a proponent of the idea of perspectivism.More about José Ortega y Gasset...
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“Scientific truth is characterized by its exactness and the rigorous quality of its assumptions. But experimental science wins these admirable qualities at the cost of maintaining itself on a plane of secondary problems and leaving the decisive and ultimate questions intact. Out of this renunciation it makes its essential virtue, and for this, if for nothing else, it deserves applause. But experimental science is only a meager portion of the mind and the organism. Where it stops, man does not stop. If the physicist stays the hand with which he delineates things at the point where his methods end, the human being who stands behind every physicist prolongs the line and carries it on to the end, just as our eye, seeing a portion of a broken arch, automatically completes the missing airy curve.”More quotes…