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 (krō′chĕ), Benedetto 1866-1952.
Italian philosopher, historian, and critic noted for a major work of modern idealism, the four-volume Philosophy of the Spirit (1902-1917), and as a staunch opponent of fascism.
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(Italian ˈkroːtʃe)
(Biography) Benedetto (beneˈdetto). 1866–1952, Italian philosopher, critic, and statesman: an opponent of Fascism, he helped re-establish liberalism in postwar Italy
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(ˈkroʊ tʃeɪ)

Benedetto, 1866–1952, Italian statesman, philosopher, and historian.
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Zhu Guangqian and Benedetto Croce on Aesthetic Thought: With a Translation of the Wenyi xinlixue (The Psychology of Art and Literature)
Her husband, Piero Gobetti, directed Ada's formation, her education, even her career choices, and exposed her to like-minded thinkers, authors, and critics, including Carlo Levi, Luigi Einaudi, Benedetto Croce, and Francesco De Sanctis.
The Italian historian and philosopher Benedetto Croce said that all history is contemporary history, meaning that the past is understood from the point of view of the present.
There is no doubt that art is a form of knowledge but it is very important to specify why and how and in this case the reflections of the German philosopher Ernst Cassirer and of the Italian philosopher and historian Benedetto Croce can be very useful in order to solve this problematic intersection, just because they aimed to collocate art into a general vision of spiritual activity.
Most discussions of de Martino's itinerary begin with Benedetto Croce, the liberal, idealist philosopher whose thought played a crucial role in the conceptual trajectory that led to de Martino's La fine del mondo.
The journal also devoted attention to discussions about aesthetics and philosophy of music, stimulated by the adherence of many of its collaborators in the philosophy of Idealism that gained high resonance in Italy thanks to the influent philosopher Benedetto Croce (3).
Scholars of anarchism have long debated its true meaning, suspecting, as Benedetto Croce first suggested in 1926, that the mysterious woman alluded to by Malatesta was Maria Sophia, the last queen of the Kingdom of Naples (by marriage to Francesco II of Bourbon), who had been removed from the throne 40 years earlier.