Giovanni Sartori as a Philosopher

  • Marek Bankowicz Uniwersytet Jagielloński
Keywords: Sartori, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Croce, philosophy, morality, Marxism, philosophy of history, Philosophy of Spirit


Giovanni Sartori as a Philosopher
Giovanni Sartori, one of the most outstanding world political scientists, a “fullyfledged political scientist” – according to Gianfranco Pasquino’s opinion, was by education a philosopher and he has started his academic career on a philosophical plane. Philosophical writings of Sartori are not widely well-known, because they have been published practically only in Italian. Certainly, Sartori did not elaborate his own philosophical system, however, he was an expert and an avid analyst of Kant, Hegel, Marx and Croce. In the philosophical sense Sartori was a Kantist. He looked at Kant admiringly, was distanced from Hegel and was strongly critical of Marx. Although it needs to be stressed that Sartori focused his attention on Benedetto Croce, the greatest Italian philosopher of XX century, whose oeuvre he judged ambiguously.


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How to Cite
Bankowicz, Marek. 2020. “Giovanni Sartori As a Philosopher”. Politeja 17 (4(67), 35-53.
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