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Unamuno y Jugo, Miguel de (1865–1935)

Subject Philosophy

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405106795.2004.x


Spanish existentialist philosopher and writer, born in Bilbao, Professor of Greek and Rector, University of Salamanca. Unamuno argued for a conception of human nature and the human predicament that focuses on our concrete embodiment and pervasive anxiety and the irrationality of our needs and our surrounding world. Our main task is to lead a life of authenticity in the face of a world that does not grant us immortality. His major works include The Tragic Sense of Life (1913). ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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