Pedro Gonzalez

About Pedro Gonzalez

Pedro Blas González is a professor of philosophy at Barry University in Florida. He earned a BA degree from the University of Alabama in 1987, MA from DePaul University in 1989, and PhD from DePaul in 1995. His published books are Human Existence as Radical Reality: Ortega’s Philosophy of Subjectivity, Fragments: Essays in Subjectivity, Individuality and Autonomy, Ortega’s ‘The Revolt of the Masses’ and the Triumph of the New Man, Unamuno: A Lyrical Essay, Philosophical Perspectives on World Cinema, Dreaming in the Cathedral, and Fantasia.

Eric Hoffer: The Longshoreman Philosopher’s Thought & Work

By |2021-01-26T15:13:08-06:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Communism, Freedom, Philosophy, Politics|

In a time of social and political radicalization, Eric Hoffer remained a free and independent thinker and identified the threat that Marxism posed for citizens. He reflects on human nature, individuality, and the responsibility and duty of thoughtful and informed citizens to upkeep open, democratic societies. Eric Hoffer The American philosopher, Eric Hoffer [...]

A Manifesto of Neo-Romanticism

By |2019-12-05T17:08:25-06:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Communism, Conservatism, Ideology, Politics, Western Civilization|

He is thinking: “See how God writes straight on crooked lines.” —Machado de Assis What realistic form can a manifesto of Neo-Romanticism take in a positivistic age? How many people will even recognize it as such? In a time when life has been cheapened by the talons of radical ideology, those who cultivate a sense [...]

Charles Lindbergh’s Philosophy of Vital Instinct

By |2020-05-20T09:56:12-05:00January 4th, 2018|Categories: Civilization, History, Philosophy, Science, Western Civilization, Western Tradition|

The heightened pace of life in industrial societies, Charles Lindbergh realized, necessitated reflection on what type of life is best suited for man. Which of the two, reason or vital instinct, constitutes the best function of human beings? Which of the two contributes best to man’s happiness and lasting well-being? Charles Lindbergh begins his Autobiography [...]

Can Only a God Save Us Now?

By |2017-07-24T16:46:33-05:00July 24th, 2017|Categories: Christianity, Culture, Culture War, Democracy, Modernity, Morality, Politics, Socialism, Tyranny, Western Civilization|

Western civilization has been gutted from within. At the core of this moral bankruptcy is a watered-down Christianity that lacks the conviction to defend itself… Today mankind enjoys unprecedented technology, but lacks the wisdom to regard technology as a tool in the service of life, and not an end in itself. The difference between the [...]

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