This article provides a panoramic view of Edmundo O'Gorman's work and historical thought. It places special emphasis on his historicism, based on Ortega y Gasset's and Heidegger's influence. And it highlights the original manner in which he applied that historicism to the problem of the nature of the history of America, which constituted the central core of his intellectual concerns. The article examines O'Gorman's thought by reviewing his principal works.
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