José Ortega y Gasset (C1)
Spanish writing exercise

José Ortega y Gasset

Learn about Ortega y Gasset and his philosophy. In this exercise, you'll practise passive sentences, pronominal verbs, and idiomatic expressions.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "theory of reason", "to conceive", "unbearable" and "mass".

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I am in the municipal library in front of the philosophical works of José Ortega y Gasset. This is a philosopher who was extremely influential in Spain and other countries, whose philosophy talks about the theory of reason. For him, living life and thinking life are two moments that are part of a same reality, that is, there is no possible separation between life and thought. Furthermore, according to Ortega y Gasset, philosophy has been conceived as the meaning of everything that exists, that is, life. Also, he believed that an eternal life would be unbearable. I am going to take advantage of the fact that I am here and borrow his work called "The rebellion of the masses", let's see what it tells me.

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