In South America, sociological practices were largely introduced by Puerto Rican Eugenio María de Hostos (1839-1903). As an innate independentist, Hostos dedicated his life to studying philosophy and sociology in order to gain independence for the South American continent. An historical and memorial walk will be held in honor of Eugenio Mara de Hostos, also called “the citizen of America”. Would you like to read it with us?
Eugenio Mara de Hostos biography
Puerto Rican pride
Krausian model and Eugenio Mara de Hostos
Puerto Rico’s return
An overview of the literary works of Eugenio Mara de Hostos
Humanism’s eternal legacy
Puerto Rican with pride
His birth took place on January 11, 1839 in the picturesque and warm city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. His name honors his father, Eugenio Hostos, who served English royalty as a Puerto Rican diplomat in the 19th century. He hauled his education from Puerto Rico to Spain because of his father’s wealth.