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Croce, Benedetto 1866-1952

Works: 3,755 works in 14,619 publications in 10 languages and 103,910 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Autobiographies  Essays  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Translator, Director, Creator, Publishing director, tra, Contributor, Adapter, Dedicatee, Compiler, Correspondent, Recipient, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: D13, 195
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Aesthetic as science of expression and general linguistic by Benedetto Croce( Book )

205 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benedetto Croce is one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. His work in aesthetics and historiography has been controversial, but enduring. When the first edition of Aesthetic appeared in 1902, Croce was seen as foremost in reasserting an idealistic philosophy, which, despite its source in continental idealists from Descartes to Hegel, offers a system that attempts to account for the emergence of scientific systems. Croce thus combines scientific and metaphysical thought into a dynamic aesthetic." "Croce regards aesthetics not merely as a branch of philosophy, but as a fundamental human activity. It is inseparable from historical, psychological, political, economic, and moral considerations, no less than a unique frame of artistic reference. Aesthetic is composed of two parts: Part One concentrates on aesthetic theory and practice. Among the topics it covers are: intuition and expression, art and philosophy, historicism and intellectualism, and beauty in nature and in art. Part Two is devoted to the history of aesthetics. Croce analyzes such subjects as: aesthetic ideas in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Giambattista Vico's contribution to aesthetics, the philosophy of language, and aesthetic psychologism." "In his new introduction to a classic translation, John McCormick reviews Croce's impact in the fields of aesthetic theory and historiography. He notes that the republication of this work is an overdue appreciation of a singular effort to resolve the classic question of the philosophy of art: art for its own sake or art as a social enterprise. Both find a place in Croce's system."--Jacket
History of Europe in the nineteenth century by Benedetto Croce( Book )

203 editions published between 1932 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the European spirit from Waterloo to the First World War -- a history not so much of events as of the ideas which controlled, and were controlled by, events, analyzing and explaining the meaning of the vast movements of thought in European history in the turbulent nineteenth century
History: its theory and practice by Benedetto Croce( Book )

167 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu fen liang bian, Shang bian tan tao li shi xue de li lun, Shou xian yan ge qu fen li shi he bian nian shi, Jin er hua qing zhen li shi he xing xing se se wei li shi de jie xian, Bing ti chu"yi qie li shi dou shi dang dai shi"de zhu ming lun duan;Xia bian hui gu li shi xue de li shi, Cong xi la luo ma, Zhong shi ji, Wen yi fu xing, Qi meng yun dong, Lang man zhu yi, Shi zheng zhu yi shi xue, Zhi zhi 19 shi ji"xin shi xue."
History as the story of liberty by Benedetto Croce( Book )

64 editions published between 1941 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in English in 1941.""Translated by Sylvia Sprigge from the Italian 'La storia'."
A history of Italy, 1871-1915 by Benedetto Croce( Book )

153 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jie shao le 1871 zhi 1915 nian jian de yi da li li shi, Zhu yao bao kuo:1870 nian zhi hou de zheng zhi lun zhan he li shi xian shi, Guo jia de zheng he he guo min jing ji de qi bu, Zheng zhi sheng huo he dao de sheng huo, Dui wai zheng ce, Si kao he li xiang, Li xiang de fu xing he gai bian deng nei rong
Breviary of aesthetics : four lectures by Benedetto Croce( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benedetto Croce (1866-1952) was among the most important philosophers of the twentieth century who grappled with issues of pure aesthetics. The series of lectures written in 1912 as the inaugural address of the Rice Institute in Texas and collected under the title Breviario di estetica (Breviary of Aesthetics) is undoubtedly Croce's definitive study of the arts, and the work remains foundational in the philosophy of aesthetics to this day. It has been translated into several languages and continues to attract a wide readership." "In this edition, the Breviary of Aesthetics is presented in a brand new English translation and accompanied by informative endnotes that discuss many of the philosophers, writers, and works cited by Croce in his original text. The new translation deliberately preserves the idiosyncratic use of language for which Croce was famous, and emphasizes his writing style, which, together with that of Galileo Galilei is considered to be among the most lucid in Italian literature. An introduction by Remo Bodei discusses the broader impact of the work and places it in historical context. In short, this edition reintroduces a seminal text on aesthetics to a new generation of English-speaking readers, and represents a significant contribution to the Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library series."--Jacket
The philosophy of Giambattista Vico by Benedetto Croce( Book )

150 editions published between 1911 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) is often regarded as the beleaguered, neglected genius of pre-Enlightenment Naples. His work-though known to Herder, Coleridge, Matthew Arnold, and Michelet-widely and deeply appreciated only during the twentieth century. Although Vico may be best known for the use James Joyce made of his theories in Finnegans Wake, Croce's insightful analysis of Vico's ideas played a large role in alerting readers to his unique voice. Croce's volume preceded Joyce's creation of Mr. John Baptister Vickar by a quarter century. During the last 25 years Vico's ideas about history, language, anti-Cartesian epistemology, and rhetoric have begun to receive the recognition their admirers have long claimed they deserve. Increasing numbers of publications appear annually which bear the stamp of Vico's thinking. Even if he is not yet so renowned as some of his contemporaries, such as Locke, Voltaire, or Montesquieu, there are good reasons to believe that in the future he will be equally honored as a cultural theorist. As a theorist of historical process and its language, there is no more innovative voice than his until the twentieth century-which explains in part why such figures as Joyce and R.G. Collingwood freely drew on Vico's work, particularly his New Science, while creating their own. If Vico was Naples' most brilliant, if uncelebrated, citizen prior to the Enlightenment taking hold in Southern Italy, then Croce (1866-1952) is surely the city's most important thinker of modern times, and the single indispensable Italian philosopher since Vico's death. When a genius of Croce's interpretative prowess, evaluates the work of another, it is inevitable that an explosive mixture will result. A great virtue of this book is its fusion of Croce's unique brand of idealism and aesthetic philosophy with Vico's epistemological, ethical, and historical theories. If Vico's theory of cyclical changes in history, the corsi e ricorsi, remains fruitful, it might be argued that Croce's evaluation of his countryman' ideas represented the next turn of the philosophical wheel toward enlightenment
Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx by Benedetto Croce( Book )

178 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1914." Bibliographical footnotes
The poetry of Dante by Benedetto Croce( Book )

112 editions published between 1921 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the kingdom of Naples by Benedetto Croce( Book )

100 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu zuo zhe dui li shi shi jian jin xing le jian dan de jiang shu, Zhong dian jiang shu de shi yi da li nan fang de si xiang shi, Wen hua shi, Wen ming shi, She ji dao nan fang zai zheng zhi, Jing ji, Zhe xue, Wen xue deng fang mian de gong xian ji ren min de xi su, Chuan tong deng
What is living and what is dead of the philosophy of Hegel by Benedetto Croce( Book )

39 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and morals by Benedetto Croce( Book )

31 editions published between 1945 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays translated from the author's Etica e politica (Bari, Laterza, 1931) The first three appeared previously in his Elementi di politica and the fourth through the tenth were published under title: Aspetti morali della vita politica (Bari, Laterza, 1928)
The conduct of life by Benedetto Croce( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goethe by Benedetto Croce( Book )

52 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to aesthetics (Breviario di estetica) by Benedetto Croce( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy, poetry, history: an anthology of essays by Benedetto Croce( Book )

17 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of the practical: economic and ethic by Benedetto Croce( Book )

19 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and German and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work forms the third vol of the author's Filosofia come scienza dello spirito in the Italian original
Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille by Benedetto Croce( Book )

22 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European literature in the nineteenth century by Benedetto Croce( Book )

23 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geschichte als Gedanke und als Tat by Benedetto Croce( Book )

102 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Breviary of aesthetics : four lectures
History as the story of libertyBreviary of aesthetics : four lecturesThe philosophy of Giambattista VicoHistorical materialism and the economics of Karl MarxPolitics and moralsGoetheGuide to aesthetics (Breviario di estetica)
Alternative Names
Benedeto Kroče

Benedetto Croce

Benedetto Croce filosofo, storico e politico italiano

Benedetto Croce Italiaans filosoof

Benedetto Croce italialainen poliitikko

Benedetto Croce Italian writer, philosopher, historian, politician

Benedetto Croce Italian writer, philosopher, politician

Benedetto Croce italienischer Philosoph, Humanist, Historiker, Politiker und Kritiker

Benedetto Croce philosophe, historien et écrivain italien

Benedetto Kroçe

Benedictus Croce


Croce B.

Croce B. 1866-1952

Croce, B. (Benedetto), 1866-1952

Croce, Benedetti 1866-1952

Croce, Benedetto

Croce, Benedicto 1866-1952

Croce , Benedykt

Croce, Benetto 1866-1952

Croce-Mann, .. 1866-1952

K`uroch`e 1866-1952

Kroče, Benedeto

Kroče , Benedetto

Kroche, Benedetto

Kroche, Benedetto 1866-1952

Kuluosi 1866-1952


Kʻŭrochʻe 1866-1952

Kurōche , Benedetto

Μπενεντέτο Κρότσε

Бенедето Кроче

Бенедетто Кроче

Бенедэта Крочэ

Кроче Б

Кроче Б. 1866-1952

Кроче, Бенедетто

Кроче, Бенедетто 1866-1952

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בנדטו קרוצ'ה

בנדטו קרוצ'ה סופר איטלקי

קרוטשה, בנדטו

קרוצ'ה, בנדטו 1866-1952

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بينيدتو كروتشه

बेनेदितो क्रोचे

ਬੇਨੇਦਿਤੋ ਕਰੋਚੇ

பெனிடெட்டோ குரோசே

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베네데토 크로체

크로오체, 베네데토 1866-1952

크로체, B. 1866-1952

크로체, 베네데토 1866-1952

クロ-チェ 1866-1952

クロォチェ, ベネデト


クロオチエ, B.

クローチェ, ベネデット



克羅齊 1866-1952


克羅斯 1866-1952



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