Rossi, Alejandro

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Rossi, Alejandro Gender: M
born on 22 September 1932 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Florence, Italy, 43n46, 11e15
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 29°25' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 25°19 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 28°44'


Mexican writer.

Alejandro Rossi wrote philosophical essays, short stories and the following books: Lenguaje y significado (Language and Meaning) (Siglo XXI, 1968, FCE, 1995, 7th edition); Manual del Distraído Manual of the Absent-minded (J. Mortiz, 1978, Anagrama, 1980, Monte Avila, 1987, FCE, 1992, 6th edition); Sueños de Occam (Occam's Dreams) (UNAM, 1982); La fábula de Las Regiones (the Fable of The Regions) (El Equilibrista, 1989), Edén: Vida imaginada (FCE, 2006). Ortega y Gasset in collaboration (FCE, 1984); he edited José Gaos' Anthology: Filosofía de la Filosofía (Philosophy of Philosophy) (Crítica, 1989). Rossi won the Premio Nacional de Lingüística y Literatura (National Literary and Linguistics Prize) in 1999.

Rossi's writing is marked by a rich language that plays with generic definitions.

He died 5 June 2009

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Castellano quotes the biograph: Edén. Vida imaginada (texto autobiográfico citado en el artículo "La vida que vale. Autobiografías mexicanas" de Fabienne Bradu,


  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy