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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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    Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
    —José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)

    Poetry has become the higher algebra of metaphors.
    —José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)