By John H. Haddox

Few males have had as a lot cultural and academic impact on their lonesome nations because the thinker and educator Antonio Caso (1883-1946). He was once peculiarly a patriot of his liked Mexico, and he sought to convey his humanitarian message to his countrymen.

In his early life, after the rebellion opposed to Díaz, he was once a member of the Ateneo de los angeles Juventud, a gaggle that sought to carry Mexico, spiritually and economically, again to the Mexicans. Caso learned that this attempt concerned the forming of a countrywide cognizance 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 look and to question. He observed schooling as a perpetual look for fact, and his personal existence and philosophy mirror this seek. He rejected any procedure that proposed to explain all of fact, and he despised all dogmas—official or unofficial. He really fought opposed to positivism and Marxism, platforms present in his youth.

The first a part of this publication is an creation to the philosophical and academic rules of Caso, in addition to to the highbrow and political rules in his lifestyles. Mr. Haddox skillfully indicates the improvement of Caso's rules and the way they took form from his personal analyzing in addition to from the reviews of his age and of his nation. the second one half includes Mr. Haddox's translations of choices from Caso's writings. they provide a relocating photograph of Caso's hopes for Mexico and for humanitiy.

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