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Famous Philosophers from Mexico

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List of notable or famous philosophers from Mexico, with bios and photos, including the top philosophers born in Mexico and even some popular philosophers who immigrated to Mexico. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Mexican philosophers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These philosophers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known philosopher from Mexico is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Octavio Paz and José Vasconcelos.

This historic philosophers from Mexico list can help answer the questions "Who are some Mexican philosophers of note?" and "Who are the most famous philosophers from Mexico?" These prominent philosophers of Mexico may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Mexican philosophers.

Use this list of renowned Mexican philosophers to discover some new philosophers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (11 items)

Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez (September 17, 1915 – July 8, 2011) was a Spanish-born Mexican philosopher, writer and professor born in Algeciras, Andalucia. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)

Birthplace: Algeciras, Spain

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Alejandro Rossi

Alejandro Rossi (Alessandro Rossi, September 22, 1932 - June 5, 2009) was born in Florence, Italy of Venezuelan mother and Italian father) was an Italian-Venezuelan writer. Alejandro Rossi wrote philosophical essays, short stories and the following books: Lenguaje y significado (Language and Meaning) (Siglo XXI, 1968, FCE, 1995, 7th edition); Manual del Distraído Manual of the Absent-minded (J. Mortiz, 1978, Anagrama, 1980, Monte Avila, 1987, FCE, 1992, 6th edition); Sueños de Occam (Occam's Dreams) (UNAM, 1982); La fábula de Las Regiones (the Fable of The Regions) (El Equilibrista, 1989), Edén: Vida imaginada (FCE, 2006). Ortega y Gasset in collaboration (FCE, 1984); he edited José Gaos' ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

Edmundo O'Gorman O'Gorman (24 November 1906 in Mexico City – 28 September 1995 in Mexico City) was a Mexican writer, historian and philosopher. He is considered as being among the earlier and most influential applicants of historical revisionism to commonly held narratives regarding the Spanish colonial period in Latin America. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 89 (1906-1995)

Birthplace: Mexico

Francesca Gargallo (born November 25, 1956 in Siracusa, Italy) is a Mexican writer and poet. She studied philosophy in her native Italy at the Università degli studi di Roma and then at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Gargallo. A naturalized Mexican citizen, she has lived in the country since 1979 . She has written many poetry books and novels such as; Calla mi amor que vivo, Estar en el mundo, La decisión del capitán, Marcha seca among others. Gargallo has published in magazines such as Proceso and El Comité 1973. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62