Thursday, December 6, 2007

Florentino Timbreza


"Father of Filipino Philosophy"



Dr. Florentino T. Timbreza

  • 1st Filipino to author the 1st book on Filipino Philosophy (Pilosopiyang Filipino)
  • Co-author of the 1st and only Encyclopedia of Philosophy in the Philippines (Ensayklopidiya ng Pilosopiya)
  • 1st Filipino to present and defend a dissertation paper in Filipino for a doctorate degree in Philosophy
  • 1st Filipino author to translate the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu in Filipino language (Ang Tao Te Ching ni Lao Tzu sa Filipino)


QUOTE
"I look forward to the day when Filipino Philosophy shall be taught in many classrooms all over the country."



USEFUL LINKS

DLSU-Manila: Faculty Information of Timbreza, Florentino T.
The Many Faces of the Teacher (Profile of Honorees)
DLSU-M Fellow receives Gawad Guro 2002
Timbreza releases Filipino Philosophy book
Bringing to fore the passions in teaching