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

Debate

Cretan, Athenian, and Christian

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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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