Roberto Agramonte

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Roberto Agramonte
Born 3 May 1904
Villa Clara, Cuba
Died 12 December 1995(1995-12-12) (aged 91)
Miami, Florida, USA

Roberto Daniel Agramonte y Pichardo (3 May 1904 – 12 December 1995) was a philosopher and Cuban politician.

He graduated from the University of Havana School of Law. Dr. Agramonte was also the Dean of School of Philosophy and Letters at the University of Havana. From 1947 to 1948, he was the Ambassador of Cuba to Mexico. In 1948, he returned to Cuba to run for Vice-President of Cuba with Dr. Eduardo Chibás (as President).

He was the first Foreign Minister of the Cuban Revolution. He later resigned because of the Communist tilt of the government. In May 1960, he left Cuba for Puerto Rico with his family.

He was the son of Frank Agramonte and María Pichardo y Pichardo. He was married to Concha María de la Concepción del Río y Madueño and they had two children, Roberto and Conchita Agramonte-del Rio.

Publications[edit]

  • La biología de la democracia (1927),
  • Programa de filosofía moral (1928),
  • Tratado de psicología general: un estudio sistemático de la conducta humana, 2t, (1935, 1959);
  • Biografía del dictador García Moreno (1935) (premiada),
  • El pensamiento filosófico de Varona (1935);
  • Varona, el filósofo del escepticismo creador (1938, 1949) (premiada),
  • Varona: Su vida, su obra y su influencia (Investigación compartida con Elías Entralgo y Medardo Vitier);
  • Sociología (1947, 1949).
  • José A. Caballero y los orígenes de la conciencia cubana (1952),
  • Sociología de la Universidad (1950, 1958),
  • Mendieta Nuñez y su magisterio sociológico (1961);
  • Sociología contemporánea (1963);
  • Sociología latinoamericana (1963);
  • Principios de sociología: un libro para latinoamericanos (1965);
  • Martí y su concepción del mundo (1971);
  • Sociología: Curso Introductorio (1972, 1978);
  • Martí y su concepción de la sociedad Parte I (1979), Parte II (1984);


References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Gonzalo Güell
Foreign Minister of Cuba
1959
Succeeded by
Raúl Roa García