I overslept the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Christian Mackrodt

Andrés Ortiz-Osés

Andrés Ortiz-Osés

Andrés Ortiz-Osés is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Deusto University, Bilbao and a member of the Eranos Circle. He has elaborated a philosophical hermeneutics of sense in books, such as Love and Sense, Reason and Sense: Contributions, and The Sense of the World.

Last updated on 01.06.2015


Cretan, Athenian, and Christian


The Cultural Identity of Europe

The European conflict between North and South did not arise out of nothing. Our civilization developed on a foundation of three cultures: first Cretan, then Athenian, then Christian. Rather than eclipsing each other in succession, these identities intermingle, continuing to battle it out today.

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