Italian spiritualist philosopher, advocate a Christian Platonism, born in Catanzaro and died in Bologna. ACRI fought both the Hegelianism of the Neapolitan school of Spaventa, and positivism. Its efforts was to disclose to Plato, he/she translated 12 dialogues. The fundamental concept of his dialectic is the concept of the idea as relation and relationship in motion. His original works include: Abbozo di a theory delle idee (1870), Amore, dolore, fede (1908), Dialettica turbata (1911), and serena Dialettica (posthumous, 1917).