Miguel de Unamuno
Spanish philosopher, died 1936. Professor of Greek, then Chancellor (in Spanish, Rector) of the University of Salamanca. Wrote the novel "Amor y pedagogía" ("Love and Pedagogy"). Along with Ortega y Gasset, Spain's leading intellectual in the 1920-1936 period, if not earlier.
Died of natural causes, in his sleep, under house arrest, at the outset of the Spanish Civil War. Death was a key topic in his thought, and he opined that to die while sleeping was the best way.
- More about de Unamuno at Wikipedia:
- The author's novel "Amor y pedagogía" (in Spanish) may be viewed on-line at the following link:
- The author's novel "Amor y pedagogía" (in Spanish) -- now in the public domain -- may be downloaded at the following link: