México, D.F: El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Históricos, 2015. First Edition. Paperback. 490p., bibl., wrps. new. Item #56612
"José Gaos en México: una biografia intelectual, 1938-1969" is a biography that reflects on the life and work of José Gaos, an intellectual, philosopher and central figure of Mexican culture. Gaos obtained political asylum in Mexico during the Spanish Civil War and became one of the most important Mexican philosophers of the 20th century. This work won the Mexican Academy of Sciences prize for the best dissertation in social sciences and humanities, as well as the Francisco Javier Clavijero History and Etnohistory prizes, awarded by the National Institute of Anthropology and History.