By John H. Haddox
Few males have had as a lot cultural and academic impression on their lonesome international locations because the thinker and educator Antonio Caso (1883-1946). He used to be certainly a patriot of his loved Mexico, and he sought to convey his humanitarian message to his countrymen.
In his adolescence, after the riot opposed to Díaz, he was once a member of the Ateneo de los angeles Juventud, a bunch that sought to carry Mexico, spiritually and economically, again to the Mexicans. Caso discovered that this attempt concerned the forming of a countrywide awareness between his humans, whom he observed divided through their inner most and public interests.
As an educator of Mexican adolescence for greater than thirty years, Caso sought to imbue in his scholars the will to go looking and to query. He observed schooling as a perpetual look for fact, and his personal lifestyles and philosophy mirror this seek. He rejected any procedure that proposed to explain all of truth, and he despised all dogmas—official or unofficial. He fairly fought opposed to positivism and Marxism, structures present in his youth.
The first a part of this e-book is an advent to the philosophical and academic rules of Caso, in addition to to the highbrow and political rules in his existence. Mr. Haddox skillfully exhibits the improvement of Caso's rules and the way they took form from his personal interpreting in addition to from the studies of his age and of his nation. the second one half comprises Mr. Haddox's translations of choices from Caso's writings. they provide a relocating photo of Caso's hopes for Mexico and for humanitiy.
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