Restorer of the Scholastic philosophy in Italy.
Born in 1811 in Naples, Italy; died there of cholera on 16 November 1865.
After a comparative study of philosophic systems he determined to restore the study of the Schoolmen, especially of Thomas Aquinas, and taught logic and metaphysics in the seminary at Naples and ethics in the university.
He became canon of the cathedral and scrittore in the National Library, and founded La Scienza e la Fede (1840), a periodical in the interest of Christian philosophy.
His principal work, , covers logic and psychology.
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