Philosopher Giuseppe Tarantino
at the University of Pisa
, helped introduce American and European philosophy to the Italian educational system. Tarantino was mostly forgotten after his death, until a collection of his writings on philosophy
(Speranze e Proposte Formative nel Primo Novecento: la Lezione di Giuseppe Tarantino
, edited by Filippo Tarantino) was published by Levante in 1995.
Tarantino was best known for his critique of Thomas Hobbes
, which focused on the relationship between Hobbes's logic
.E. Ritchie, review of Tarantino, Saggio sulle idee Morali e Politiche di Tommaso Hobbes
, The Philosophical Review,
Vol. 10, No. 5. (Sep., 1901), p. 568. An earlier book on the concept of free will
, Saggio sulla Volontà
, was also well-received by anglophone philosophers.Anonymous review, Mind,
New Series, Vol. 8, No. 29. (Jan., 1899), 133.