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  • (noun): Spanish philosopher who advocated leadership by an intellectual elite (1883-1955).
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José Ortega Y Gasset

José Ortega y Gasset (; 9 May 1883 – 18 October 1955) 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 Friedrich Nietzsche, a proponent of the idea of perspectivism, which was pioneered in European thought by Immanuel Kant.

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... Much of Ortega y Gasset's work consists of course lectures published years after the fact, often posthumously ... Ortega himself prevented its publication "because of the events of Munich in 1934" ...
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... José Ortega y Gasset (Spain, 1883–1955) Some literature La rebelión de las masas (The Rebellion of the Masses), 1930 ...

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    We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but to see if we can escape from it.
    —José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)

    Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
    —José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)