Antenor Orrego

Antenor Orrego

Antenor Orrego Espinoza (22 May 1892 - 17 July 1960) was a Peruvian writer and philosophercite web |url= |title= "Nationalism and Continentalism in Latin American History." |author= Jussi Pakkasvirta |format= html |work= University of Helsinki |date= January 1997 |quote= Antenor Orrego, a Peruvian philosopher, went back to the indigenous past. He argued, this time against arielism, that European traditions in Latin America have been even more destructive for the well-being of the continent than US imperialism. Orrego rejected 'intellectual Eurocentrism' by emphasizing that European decadence and vices have to be replaced by 'authentic americanism', which is not only "indigenismo" but also a synthesis of different continental (non-European) cultural and intellectual elements. ] of Basque ancestry. He was a member of the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA).

Antenor Orrego was born in 1892 to José Asunción Orrego and Victoria Espinoza Villanueva in the Santa Cruz Province of the Cajamarca Region of Peru. He died in Lima, Peru in 1960. [ [ Antenor Orrego, 1892-1960:] "El amauta del humanismo indoamericano" ( [ Biography] ) (in Spanish)]

The Antenor Orrego Private University [ [ Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego] website] founded in Trujillo, Peru in 1988 is named for him.


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