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Florentino Timbreza

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)
  • "Father of Filipino Philosophy"

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


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

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?