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José Ferrater Mora




José Ferrater Mora

Barcelona 1912 - 1991


Ferrater Mora is unanimously considered the most internationally renowned Catalan philosopher of the twentieth century. After studying philosophy at the Universitat de Barcelona, the end of the Spanish Civil War led him first to Paris, then to Cuba and Santiago de Chile, and finally to the U.S.A, where he settled permanently in 1949 and where he developed a long career as professor and researcher at Bryn Mawr College until his retirement as professor emeritus in 1981. He was a visiting professor at many American and European universities, and was appointed Doctor Honoris Causa by several of these institutions. He is the author of the famous Dictionary of Philosophy and many other philosophical works, among them Being and death, Fundamentos de filosofía, Cambio de marcha en filosofía and De la materia a la razón. He was also the author of several novels. For further information: 



La Biblioteca Ferrater Mora

Josep Mora Ferrater donated his personal library to the University of Girona in 1991. The library collection consists of 1.255 volumes on different subjects (philosophy, literature, cinema, religion, history and sociology), 156 journal titles and 6.747 handwritten and typed letters.
All volumes are catalogued and they are available on the catalogue of the Biblioteca de la Universitat de Girona as follows:

Many of the volumes of the Ferrater Mora Library contain dedications by their authors. These dedications are available through the catalog or directly in the database of dedications: http://www.udg.edu/Fonsespecials/DedicatoriesLlistadautors/tabid/12393/ta-ble/FED_FMora/page/1/language/ca-ES/Default.aspx.
Josep Ferrater Mora's correspondence is digitized and is available on the repository of manuscripts, correspondence and special collections of the Biblioteca de la Universitat de Girona, DUGiFonsEspecials (http://dugifonsespecials.udg.edu), in the collection "Correspondència del Llegat Ferrater Mora"
For further information: http://www.udg.edu/Fonsespecials/JosepFerraterMora/tabid/12015/language/ca-ES/Default.aspx.


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