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Colonia San Rafael, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Antonio Caso

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, August 16, 2019
1. Antonio Caso Marker
Inscription.  

Antonio Caso
(1883-1946)
Nació el 19 de diciembre en la ciudad de México, filósofo mexicano, fue rector de la entonces llamada Universidad Nacional de México de diciembre de 1921 a agosto de 1923.

Pionero de la filosofía de lo mexicano que desarrollarían más tarde Samuel Ramos, Leopoldo Zea y Octavio Paz, en su libro "El problema de México y la ideología nacional" publicado en 1924, argumentó que el problema más grave de México es su falta de unidad.

Fue director de la Escuela Nacional Preparatoria en 1909, secretario de la Universidad Nacional en 1910 y director de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de 1930 a 1932.

Murió en la Ciudad de México el 6 de marzo, sus restos fueron trasladados a la Rotonda de las Personas Ilustres. En su honor se le puso nombre a la Escuela Nacional Preparatoria No. 6 ubicada en la delegación Coyoacán.

"Para cambiar nuestra colonia, sólo se necesitan vecinos que quieran cambiar"
Regálanos tu opinión: lgnacio Manuel Altamirano 27-A,
Tels. 85 89 70 04/ 55 46 78 46.
comiteciudadanosr@gmail.com


English translation:
Antonio
Antonio Caso Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 16, 2019
2. Antonio Caso Marker
The marker can be seen to the left corner in this view of the National Primary School Fray Servando Mier (Escuela Nacional Primaria Fray Servando Mier).
Caso

(1883-1946)
Born on December 19 in Mexico City, he was a Mexican philosopher. He was rector of the National University of Mexico from December 1921 to August of 1923.

Pioneer of Mexican philosophy that Samuel Ramos, Leopoldo Zea and Octavio Paz would later develop more fully, in his book "The problem of Mexico and the national ideology" published in 1924, he argued that Mexico's most serious problem was its lack of unity.

He was director of the National Preparatory School in 1909, secretary of the National University in 1910 and director of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters from 1930 to 1932.

He died in Mexico City on March 6, his remains were transferred to the Rotunda of Illustrious Persons. In his honor the National Preparatory School No. 6 located in the Coyoacán Delegation was named for him.

"To change our neighborhood, we need neighbors that want to change."
Give us your opinion: Ignacio Manuel Altamirano 27-A,
Tels. 85 89 70 04/55 46 78 46.
comiteciudadanosr@gmail.com

 
Erected by Comités Ciudadano San Rafael, Red Azteca.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 19° 26.121′ N, 99° 9.935′ W. Marker is in Colonia
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San Rafael, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Maestro Antonio Caso and Manuel María Contreras, on the left when traveling west on Calle Maestro Antonio Caso. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia San Rafael, Ciudad de México 06470, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Díaz Covarrubias (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Justo Arosemena (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); José Rosas Moreno (approx. half a kilometer away); Dr. Carlos Canseco González (approx. half a kilometer away); House of Venustiano Carranza (approx. half a kilometer away); Guillermo Prieto (approx. half a kilometer away); a different marker also named Guillermo Prieto (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia San Rafael.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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Nov. 26, 2020