Il destino di un filosofo: Giovanni Gentile - tra inizio e fine
The fate of a philosopher: Giovanni Gentile - between beginning and end
Data pubblicazione: 2014
Fascicolo: LIII - anno: 2014 - pp. 177-189
Moving from the Correspondence Croce-Gentile of the years 1896-1900, Vitiello reconstructs the story of a thirty-year-old friendship that had a very big meaning in the Italian culture of the first half of the twentieth century, but which ended with a dramatic break. As a matter of fact, the two philosophers divided on the answer they gave to the crisis of the time: against fascist activism, Croce elaborated a “system” centered on the defense of the values of the great European tradition; Gentile, being aware of the impossibility to powerfully contrast the “present” by taking refuge in the past, tried to overcome the crisis by immersing himself into it, as his “philosophy” dictated. He confirmed his loyalty to fascism even when it was defeated. This loyalty marked his tragic end.
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