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Ernest Gellner

Biography

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Highlights: PIPE Workshop: From Pluribus to Unum? Statebuilding in 19th Century America

 

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What is a nation? (Ernest Gellner's theory)

 

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PS. In Theory: Nationalism

 

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Short film of Ernest Gellner

 

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Ernest André Gellner was a British-Czech philosopher and social anthropologist described by The Daily Telegraph, when he died, as one of the world's most vigorous intellectuals, and by The Independent as a "one-man crusader for critical rationalism".
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