Miguel de Unamuno

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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.

External links

  • 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:
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