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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.

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Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez was a Spanish-born Mexican philosopher, writer and professor born in Algeciras, Andalucia. After studying philosophy at the University of Madrid, Vázquez emigrated to Mexico in 1939 with thousands of other intellectuals, scientists and artists following the defeat of the Republic in the Spanish Civil War. Sánchez was appointed a full-time professor of philosophy at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 1959, becoming a professor emeritus of the university in 1985. Sánchez also held honorary doctoral degrees from the Universidad Autónoma de Puebla and the University of Cádiz. He embraced Marxism, although an open, renovating, critical and non-dogmatic version ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)

Birthplace: Algeciras, Spain

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Alejandro Rossi

Alejandro Rossi was born in Florence, Italy of Venezuelan mother and Italian father was a Mexican writer. Alejandro Rossi wrote philosophical essays, short stories and the following books: Lenguaje y significado; Manual del Distraído Manual of the Absent-minded; Sueños de Occam; La fábula de Las Regiones, Edén: Vida imaginada. Ortega y Gasset in collaboration; he edited José Gaos' Anthology: Filosofía de la Filosofía. Rossi won the Premio Nacional de Lingüística y Literatura in 1999. Rossi's writing is marked by a rich language that plays with generic definitions. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

Edmundo O'Gorman O'Gorman was an Irish-Mexican writer, historian and philosopher. He was the brother of architect Juan O'Gorman and the son of painter and mining engineer Cecil Crawford O'Gorman who arrived in Mexico from Ireland in 1895. He was also the grandson of Charles O'Gorman, the first British consul to Mexico City and later married a Mexican citizen. He graduated in Law from Escuela Libre de Derecho and with doctorates in Philosophy and in History from the UNAM where he was also a faculty member. He worked for the General National Archive between 1938 and 1952 and wrote several books between 1951 and 1986. He became a member of the Mexican Academy of the Spanish Language in 1969 and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 89 (1906-1995)

Birthplace: Mexico

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Francesca Gargallo is a Mexican writer and poet. She studied philosophy in her native country at the Universitá delgi Studi di Roma and then in the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Gargallo, a naturalized Mexican citizen, has lived in the country since 1979 and has also published many poetry books and novels such as; Calla mi amor que vivo, Estar en el mundo, La decisión del capitán, Marcha seca and many others. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

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