José Ortega y Gasset


Born
in Madrid, Spain
May 09, 1883

Died
October 18, 1955

Genre

Influences


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.

Average rating: 4.0 · 8,787 ratings · 673 reviews · 219 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Revolt of the Masses

4.05 avg rating — 4,143 ratings — published 1930 — 140 editions
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The Dehumanization of Art a...

3.85 avg rating — 797 ratings — published 1925 — 35 editions
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Estudios sobre el amor

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3.85 avg rating — 682 ratings — published 1939 — 32 editions
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España invertebrada

3.84 avg rating — 467 ratings — published 1921 — 31 editions
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What Is Philosophy?

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4.04 avg rating — 338 ratings — published 1958 — 23 editions
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Meditations on Quixote

4.10 avg rating — 287 ratings — published 1914 — 29 editions
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Man and People

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4.15 avg rating — 219 ratings — published 1957 — 18 editions
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History as a System and oth...

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Man and Crisis

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3.97 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1922 — 4 editions
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El Espectador

3.94 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1969 — 7 editions
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More books by José Ortega y Gasset…
“Tell me what you pay attention to and I will tell you who you are.”
José Ortega y Gasset

“Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.”
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“The type of human being we prefer reveals the contours of our heart.”
José Ortega y Gasset

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