Ernest Gellner, 1925-1995. European rationalist philosopher who wrote and debated on a wide range of topics, but was especially active in anthropology.

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Defining "Nation"
An excerpt from Gellner's 1983 classic, Nations and Nationalism.
Ernest Gellner
Cosma Shalizi's ruminations on this thinker, and a bibliography.
Ernest Gellner 1925-1995
Several obituaries of this Czech-British polymath.
Lecture by Ernest Gellner
QuickTime movie of a speech delivered by Gellner in 1989 describing the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Notes on Words and Things
Notes by Roger Bishop Jones on some key points raised in Gellner's 1959 assault on ordinary language philosophy.
Wikipedia: Ernest Gellner
Entry from this openly-edited encyclopedia.

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