Friday, 3 August 2018

485) Georges Politzer

Georges Politzer (1903 – 1942). French philosopher and Marxist theoretician of Hungarian Jewish origin, affectionately referred to by some as the "red-headed philosopher" (philosophe roux). He was a native of Oradea, a city in present-day Romania.

- "Castor described Politzer in her memoirs: '... I liked even more his gestures, his oice, his freckles, and that flaming red hair which Sartre borrowed for his Antoine Roquentin.'"…

- "... was a tall and awkward young man with a shock of red hair whose waves augured an unprecedented ardor for philosophical battle."…

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