José Ferrater Mora (Barcelona, 1912 - Barcelona, 1991) was a philosopher, essayist, and writer. He taught at several universities in France, Cuba, Chile, and the United States of America, where he settled in 1947 after fleeing the Franco regime. He is the author of several books on philosophical thought and several films. He began his celebrated Dictionary of Philosophy during his first exile in Cuba at the end of 1939 and only stopped working on it at his death in 1991. He created the philosophical method he called integrationism and was an advocate for animal rights.