Niccolo Machiavelli Born - May 3 1469
On this day in 1469, the Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli is born. A lifelong patriot and diehard proponent of a unified Italy, Machiavelli became one of the fathers of modern politi...
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Leon Battista Alberti
A supreme architect and town planner, a prodigious scholar and an extremely acute art theorist, but also a mathematician, painter, archaeologist, physicist, ...
Niccolo Machiavelli Born - May 3 1469
On this day in 1469, the Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli is born. A lifelong patriot and diehard proponent of a unified Italy, Machiavelli became one of the fathers of modern politi...
Oberto Airaudi
Oberto Airaudi was born in Balangero, near Turin, Italy on May 29, 1950. He was a philosopher, healer, writer, and painter. In 1975 he and a group of fellow friends and researchers founded the spiritu...
Giovanni Vailati
Giovanni Vailati (24 April 1863 – 14 May 1909) was an Italian proto-analytic philosopher, historian of science, and mathematician.
Vailati was born in Crema, Lombardy, and studied engineering at t...
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Marcantonio Genua
Marcantonio Genua (1491–1563) (Marco Antonio Passeri) was a Renaissance Aristotelian philosopher who taught at the University of Padua. He was a teacher and uncle of the great Renaissance philosopher...
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Giovanni Francesco Pico della Mirandola
Giovanni Francesco Pico della Mirandola (1470–1533) was an Italian philosopher and nephew of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola.Like his uncle he devoted himself chiefly to philosophy, but made it subject ...
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Matteo Tafuri
Matteo Tafuri (Soleto 8 August 1492 – Soleto 13 June 1582) was an Italian philosopher, astrologer and physician.
Matteo Tafuri was born in Soleto, a small village in the south of Ap...
Niccolò Machiavelli
Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli ([nikkoˈlɔ makjaˈvɛlli]; 3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was a Florentine historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer during the Renaissance. He ...
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Vilfredo Pareto
Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto (born Wilfried Fritz Pareto; [vilˈfreːdo paˈreːto]; 15 July 1848 – 19 August 1923) was an Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist, and philosopher...
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Luigi Guido Grandi
Dom Guido Grandi, O.S.B. Cam., (October 1, 1671 – July 4, 1742) was an Italian monk, priest, philosopher, mathematician, and engineer.
Grandi was born on Oct. 1, 1671 in Cremona, Italy and c...
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Umberto Eco
Umberto Eco, ([umˈbɛrto ˈɛːko]; born 5 January 1932) is an Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist. He is best known for his groundbreaking 1980 historical mystery n...
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Ventimiglia Giovanni
Giovanni VentimigliaGiovanni Ventimiglia is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy. He teaches Themes and Problems of Philosophy at the Catholic University in Piacenza (Italy). He teaches Ontology and Ph...
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Giulio Cesare la Galla
Giulio Cesare la Galla (1576–1624) was a professor of philosophy at the Collegio Romano in Italy. (His name is also given as Julius Cæsar Lagalla or Giulio Cesare Lagalla.)He was born in Padula, at th...
Alessandro Achillini
Alessandro Achillini (29 October 1463 – 2 August 1512) was an Italian philosopher and physician.
He was born and died in Bologna, and is buried in the Church of Saint Martin there. He was celebra...
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Thomism
Thomism is the philosophical school that arose as a legacy of the work and thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In philosophy, his disputed q...
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Antonio Gramsci
Antonio Gramsci ( /anˈtɔːnjo ˈɡramʃi/ ; 22 January 1891 – 27 April 1937) was an Italian Marxist theoretician and politician. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a...
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Machiavellianism
Machiavellianism is "the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct". The word comes from the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer Niccolò Machiavelli, who wrote Il Pri...
Blasius of Parma
Blasius of Parma (Biagio Pelacani da Parma) (c. 1365 – 1416) was an Italian philosopher, mathematician and astrologer.He popularised English and French philosophical work in Italy, where he associated...
Ernesto Grassi
Ernesto Grassi (May 2, 1902 – December 22, 1991) was an Italian philosopher.
He maintained an intimate friendship with Donald Phillip Verene.
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