Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers

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La Via, Vincenzo

Italian, b: 28 January 1895, Nicosia, Sicily, d: Deceased. Cat: Theorist of knowledge. Appts: Taught theoretical philosophy, University of Catania.


Main publications:
(1925) L'idealismo attuale di G. Gentile.
(1941) Idealismo e filosofia.
(1941) Dall'idealismo all' assoluto realismo,Florence: Sansoni.
(1950) Lafilosofia e l'idea di Dio,Messina: Ferrara.
(1950) Fundamento e struttura della metafisica, Messina: Sessa.
(1953) L'unità del filosofare e la persona.
(1964) La risoluzione dell'idealismo in assoluto realismo.
(1965) L'idealismo e il conoscere fondante.
(1966) Coscienza e metafisica.

Secondary literature:
Omaggio a Vincenzo la Via, Catania: Tipo dell'Università, 1969.

La Via's work is a meditation on internal tensions in a philosophical tradition that finds its Italian expression in Gentile, tensions which stem from a Hegelian drive to resolve differences into unity. He unveils in idealism the constant tension between absolute subjectivism and absolute historicism, between the view that everything is determined by the self and the view of the self as a function of historical forces. Descartes and Kant had claimed truth to be something which the self institutes and into which it enters. But from what point of view is this assertion made? If made by a self that stands outside the process, a kind of transcendentalism results that is at odds with its Kantian origins and which implies an unacceptable duality between the self and what it knows. For La Via truth is not, as it was for idealists, something to be viewed from a transcendental viewpoint. Etre e avoir generates from this a criticism of possessiveness (later extended into trenchant remarks on technical utility) and its relation to contemporary decadence and opposes to it an analysis of the experiences that lead us to spirituality.

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Laberthonnière, Marie Paul Lucien

French, b: 5 October 1860, Chazelet, Indre, France, d: 6 October 1932, Paris. Cat: Philosophical theologian. Ints: Catholic apologetics; philosophy of education. Educ: Grand Séminaire of Bourges Cathedral; classes at the Sorbonne. In/Is: Pascal, Malebranche, Maine de Biran, A.J.A. Gratry, E. Boutroux, Ollé-Laprune and M. Blondel. Appts: Collège de Juilly (Paris), 1887; École Massillon, 1886; Rector, Collège de Juilly, 1900.


Main publications:
(1903) Essais de philosophie religieuse, Paris: Lethielleux.
(1904) Le Réalisme chrétien et l'idéalisme grec, Paris: Lethielleux.
(1905-13) Annales de philosophie chrétienne, Paris: Bloud.
(1913) Théorie de l'éducation, Paris: Vrin.
(1935) Etudes sur Descartes, 2 vols, ed. L. Canet, Paris: Vrin.
(1937) Études de philosophie chrétienne et premiers écrits philosophiques, ed. L. Canet, Paris: Vrin.
(1942) Esquisse d'une philosophie personnaliste, Paris, Vrin.
(1945) Pangermanisme et christianisme, ed. L. Canet, Paris, Vrin.
(1947) Sicut Ministrator ou Critique de la notion de souveraineté de la loi, ed. L. Canet and M.M. d'Hendecourt, Paris: Vrin.
(1948) Critique de laicisme ou comment se pose le problème de Dieu, ed. L. Canet, Paris: Vrin.
(1955) La Notion chrétienne de l'autorité, ed.L. Canet,Paris:Vrin.
(1961) Correspondance philosophique (with M. Blondel), ed. C. Tresmontant, Paris: Seuil.
(1961) Les Fruits de l'esprit, ed. M.M.d'Hendecourt, Paris: Montaigne.
(1975) Laberthonnière et ses amis, ed. M.T. Perrin, Paris: Beauchesne.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • List of Abbreviated Sources xvi
  • List of Schools and Movements xxi
  • A 1
  • Main Publications: 19
  • Main Publications: 22
  • Main Publications: 24
  • Main Publications: 25
  • Main Publications: 29
  • B 41
  • Main Publications: 97
  • C - Cabral, Amilcar Lopes 119
  • Main Publications: 148
  • D 167
  • E 209
  • F 222
  • G 261
  • H 296
  • Main Publications: 323
  • Main Publications: 330
  • I 361
  • Main Publications: 365
  • J 370
  • Main Publications: 385
  • K 387
  • Main Publications: 405
  • Main Publications: 423
  • L 425
  • M 486
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  • N 558
  • Main Publications: 577
  • O 583
  • P 593
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  • Main Publications: 626
  • Q 640
  • R 644
  • Main Publications: 657
  • S 690
  • Main Publications: 701
  • Main Publications: 704
  • T 764
  • U 795
  • V 800
  • W 817
  • Main Publications: 827
  • Main Publications: 833
  • Main Publications: 851
  • X 853
  • Y 857
  • Z 861
  • Guide to Schools and Movements 876
  • Bibliography 893
  • Nationality Index 903
  • Category Index 909
  • Index of Interests 918
  • Index of Influences 925
  • Index of People 936
  • Index of Subjects 945
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