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  1. The Expository Philosopher.

    Ortega Y Gasset.Two selections from José Ferrater Mora's book Ortega y Gasset are provided by Sandra H. Conder, Marta Masergas, and P. Cohn in honor of Josep Ferrater Mora. The first selection outlines three stages of Ortega's philosophical formation and the second discusses Ortega's characterization of human life as biographical drama.

  2. José Ortega y Gasset.

    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Petri Liukkonen's Books and Writers Webpage summarizes the life and works of Ortega in the historical context of the social and political movements in the early twentieth century.

  3. What is Knowledge?

    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Elizabeth Millan-Zaibert provides a summary review of Ortega's anti-Cartesian existentialism, his political activity, and an outline of his personalized view of the historical nature of knowledge.

  4. George Milkowski's "Thoughts on Technology / Ortega y Gasset"

    Technology and Education Seminar: Readings. George Milkowski's two paragraph concise statement of Ortega's "Thoughts on Technology" is accompanied with a number of critical questions raised about that work with respect to Ortega's definition of nature and technology, and the possibility of the addition of a fourth technological period. The notes were prepared for Roger Blumberg's Technology and Education Seminar at Brown University in 1998 from Ortega's essay "Thoughts on Technology," Helene Weyl's translation in Toward a Philosophy of History, rpt. 1961 (New York: Norton, 1941).

Ortega's home in Madrid,