Eric Hoffer, self-educated moral and social philosopher. and longshoreman, was born on 25 July (or 15 July) 1902 in The Bronx, New York. His parents were immigrants from Alsace, then part of Imperial Germany.Of his early life, Hoffer wrote: “I had no schooling. I was practically blind up to the age of fifteen. When my […]

The Longshoreman Philosopher