Ortega y Gasset


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Ortega y Gas·set

 (ē gä-sĕt′), José 1883-1955.
Spanish philosopher. His most famous work, The Revolt of the Masses (1930), argues that humans are essentially unequal and an intellectual elite is necessary.
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Ortega y Gasset

(Spanish ɔrˈteɣa i ɡaˈsɛt)
n
(Biography) José (xoˈse). 1883–1955, Spanish essayist and philosopher. His best-known work is The Revolt of the Masses (1930)
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Or•te•ga y Gas•set

(ɔrˈteɪ gə i gɑˈsɛt)
n.
José, 1883–1955, Spanish philosopher and statesman.
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