Biography of Coriolano Alberini (1886-1960)

Argentine philosopher, born in Milan (Italy), and died in Buenos Aires. Professor of philosophy at the universities of Buenos Aires and La Plata. He/She fought reigning positivism in Argentina, and helped take argentina philosophy of the stagnation in which he/she was mired. He/She introduced the thought of European philosophers, especially of Bergson and B. Croce. His writings appeared in magazines and specialized directories, include: subjective amorality (1908), pragmatism (1910), the pedagogy of William James (1910), the epistemological reform of Einstein (1925), contemporary philosophical trends in South America (with special reference to the Argentina; appeared in English), the ethical problem in the philosophy of Bergson (1925) and Croce and the metaphysics of freedom (1955).