Crucible of Ideas is a collection of selected articles previously published in academic journals, as well as papers read at conferences of learned societies in the course of the past forty years. Various areas of interest are represented: literature, philosophy, educational theory, and history of ideas, with emphasis on Spanish-American themes. A cursory glance at some of the figures dealt with suggests the multifaceted nature of the volume: Francisco Romero, Ernesto Sabato, Domingo Fausti Sarmiento, Ortega y Gasset, Jose Carlos Mariategui, Francisco Giner de los Rios. Highlights of each author's work are discussed.
The Author: Solomon Lipp received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and is Professor Emeritus of Hispanic Studies at McGill University. He has lectured in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Latin America. Dr. Lipp has served as Fulbright scholar in Latin American universities and is the author of Three Argentine Thinkers, Three Chilean Thinkers, USA-Spanish America: Challenge and Response, as well as books on Leopoldo Zea and Francisco Giner de los Rios. Dr. Lipp has published widely in professional journals.
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