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Author: Eugenio Colorni

Eugenio Colorni (1909-1944), socialist philosopher and political activist, was also interested in literary criticism, natural sciences and psychology. Following the racial laws of 1937, he was incarcerated and then confined in the Ventotene island where, together with Altiero Spinelli, Ernesto Rossi, and Ursula Hirschmann promoted the European Federalist Movement. Leader in the Resistance in Rome, he was murdered by the infamous fascist and Nazi Koch gang a few days prior to the liberation of Rome.

Critical Thinking in Action: Excerpts from Political Writings and Correspondence
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Critical Thinking in Action: Excerpts from Political Writings and Correspondence

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Literary Nonfiction. Italian American Studies. Hybrid Genre. Edited by Luca Meldolesi and Nicoletta Stame. The name of Eugenio Colorni is quite familiar among the many intellectuals who knew Albert Hirschman. This is not true, however, of his work. ...

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The Discovery of the Possible: Excerpts from Political Writings and Correspondence II
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The Discovery of the Possible: Excerpts from Political Writings and Correspondence II

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Literary Nonfiction. Italian American Studies. Jewish Studies. "Just as philosophy does not make progress by resolving eternal problems, but rather by rigorously meditating on particular facts, procedures and methods, and leaving the general systemi...

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The Philosophical Illness and Other Writings
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The Philosophical Illness and Other Writings

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Literary Nonfiction. Italian Studies. Essay. Edited by Michael Gilmartin. "The answer [Eugenio Colorni's, to a question of Ursula Hirschman's on the existence of 'concentric circles' in explanations of reality] is this: that the philosophical illnes...

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