The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry.
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|Birth:||9th December, 1925|
|Death:||5th November, 1995|
|Profession:||Anthropologist, Philosopher, Professor, Writer|
Ernest André Gellner was born in Paris, France. He was a British-Czech philosopher and social anthropologist. His first book, Words and Things, prompted a leader in The Times and a month-long correspondence on its letters page over his attack on linguistic philosophy. As the Professor of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics for 22 years, the William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge for eight years. He wrote several books include: Thought and Change, The Devil in Modern Philosophy, Nations and Nationalism, Anthropology and Politics: Revolutions in the Sacred Grove, Nationalism, and Language and Solitude.
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