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María Zambrano (1904-1991) se plantea desde sus primeros escritos l. a. relación entre filosofía y poesía, consolidando, junto al concepto de «razón vital», de Ortega y Gasset, el de «razón poética». A través de su aproximación a l. a. expresión lírica y l. a. mística, los angeles pensadora hace tomar cuerpo en el texto a las palabras de Wittgenstein: «la filosofía no es una doctrina, sino una actividad».
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