Adriano Bausola Adriano Bausola (Ovada, December 22, 1930 - Rome, April 28, 2000) was an Italian philosopher and academic.
Alberto Radicati Alberto Radicati, Count of Passerano (Torino, 11 November 1698 – 24 October 1737, The Hague), was an 18th century historian, philosopher and free-thinker.
Alessandro Achillini Alessandro Achillini (20 October 1463 – 2 August 1512) was an Italian philosopher and physician.
Alessandro Ferrara Alessandro Ferrara (born 1953, Trieste) is an Italian philosopher, currently Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and former President of the Italian Association for Political Philosophy.
Alessandro Piccolomini Alessandro Piccolomini (June 13, 1508 – March 12, 1579) was an Italian humanist and philosopher from Siena, who promoted the popularization in the vernacular of Latin and Greek scientific and ph...
Bernardino Telesio Bernardino Telesio (1509 – 2 October 1588) was an Italian philosopher and natural scientist.
Bertrando Spaventa Bertrando Spaventa was a leading Italian philosopher of the 19th century whose ideas had an important influence on the changes that took place during the unification of Italy and on philosophica...
Boncompagno da Signa Boncompagno da Signa (also Boncompagnus or Boncompagni; c. 1165/1175 – after 1240) was an Italian scholar, grammarian, historian, and philosopher.
Boris Porena Boris Porena (Rome, 27 September 1927) is an Italian thinker, music composer and didactical expert.
Brunetto Latini Brunetto Latini (c. 1220–1294) (who signed his name Burnectus Latinus in Latin and Burnecto Latino in Italian) was an Italian philosopher, scholar, notary, and statesman.
Burgundio of Pisa Burgundio of Pisa, sometimes erroneously styled "Burgundius", was an Italian jurist of the 12th century.
Carlo Cattaneo Carlo Cattaneo (Milan, June 15, 1801 – Castagnola, February 6, 1869) was an Italian philosopher, writer and patriot.
Carlo Lottieri Carlo Lottieri (born 6 November 1960, Brescia) is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Siena.
Carlo Penco Carlo Penco (born August 1948) is an Italian analytic philosopher and full professor in philosophy of language at the University of Genoa in Italy.
Carlo Rosselli Carlo Rosselli (16 November 18999 June 1937) was an Italian political leader, journalist, historian and anti-fascist activist, first in Italy then abroad.
Carmine Benincasa Carmine Benincasa is an Italian art critic and art historian professor.
Cavalcante de' Cavalcanti Cavalcante de' Cavalcanti (flourished c. 1250; died c. 1280) was a Florentine Epicurean philosopher and father of Guido Cavalcanti, a close friend of Dante Alighieri.
Cesare Beccaria Cesare, Marquis of Beccaria-Bonesana (15 March 1738 – 28 November 1794) was an Italian jurist, philosopher and politician best known for his treatise On Crimes and Punishments (1764), which ...
Cesare Cremonini (philosopher) Cesare Cremonini, sometimes Cesare Cremonino (22 December 1550 – 19 July 1631) was an Italian professor of natural philosophy, working rationalism (against revelation) and Aristotelian mat...
Christine de Pizan Christine de Pizan (also seen as de Pisan) (1364 – c. 1430) was an Italian French late medieval author.
Cosimo Boscaglia Cosimo Boscaglia (c.1550–1621) was a professor of philosophy at the University of Pisa in Italy.
Craig J. N. de Paulo Craig J. N. de Paulo (born 1968 in Philadelphia, full name is actually Craig John Neumann Paulo) is a philosophy instructor, Ukrainian Catholic priest, Old Catholic bishop and convicted criminal.
Cristina Bicchieri Cristina Bicchieri (1950-) is the S.J.P. Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics in the Philosophy Department at the University of Pennsylvania, and director of the Philosophy,...
Elena Cornaro Piscopia Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia (5 June 1646 – 26 July 1684) was a Venetian philosopher of noble descent, and one of the first women to receive a doctoral degree from a university.
Elia del Medigo Elias del Medigo, born under the name Elijah Mi-Qandia or Elijah mi-Qandia ben Moise del Medigo, also called in manuscripts as Elijah Delmedigo or Elias ben Moise del Medigo.
Elémire Zolla Elémire Zolla was an Italian essayist, philosopher and historian of religion.
Emilio Betti Emilio Betti (Camerino, August 20, 1890 – Camorciano di Camerino, August 11, 1968) was an Italian jurist, Roman Law scholar, philosopher and theologian.
Francesco D'Andrea Francesco D'Andrea (1625–1698) was an Italian jurist and natural philosopher.
Francesco de Sanctis (critic) Francesco de Sanctis (March 28, 1817 – December 29, 1883) was an Italian literary critic, considered the most important scholar of Italian language and literature in the 19th century.
Giulio Pace Giulio Pace of Beriga (9 April 1550 – 1635) was a well-known Italian Aristotelian scholar and jurist.
Giuseppa Barbapiccola Giuseppa Eleonora Barbapiccola was a notable woman in science as an Italian natural philosopher, poet and translator. She is best known for her translation of René Descartes' Principles of Philosophy to Italian in 1722.
Giuseppe Ferrari Giuseppe Ferrari (7 March 1812 - 2 July 1876) was an Italian philosopher, historian and politician.
Giuseppe Maria Buondelmonti Giuseppe Maria Buondelmonti (13 September 1713 - 7 February 1757) was an Italian poet, orator and philosopher.
Giuseppe Peano Giuseppe Peano (27 August 1858 – 20 April 1932) was an Italian mathematician.
Giuseppe Zevola Giuseppe Zevola (born 1952, in Napoli) is a painter, philosopher and poet.
Gloria Origgi Gloria Origgi (born 1967) is an Italian philosopher at the CNRS in Paris (Institut Jean Nicod) who works on the theory of mind, epistemology and cognitive sciences applied to new technology.
Leon Battista Alberti Leon Battista Alberti (February 14, 1404 – April 20, 1472) was an Italian author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher, cryptographer and general Renaissance humanist polymath.
Leonardo Garzoni Leonardo Garzoni (Venice, Italy, 1543 – Venice, Italy, March 10, 1592) was a Jesuit natural philosopher.
Lorella Cedroni Lorella Cedroni (May 24, 1961 – August 28, 2013) was a political philosopher.
Lorenzo Magalotti Lorenzo Magalotti (24 October 1637 – 2 March 1712) was an Italian philosopher, author, diplomat and poet.
Lorenzo Scupoli Lorenzo (Lawrence) Scupoli (ca. 1530 – 28 November 1610) was the author of Il combattimento spirituale (The Spiritual Combat), one of the most important works of Cathol...
Lucio Colletti Lucio Colletti (December 8, 1924, Rome – November 3, 2001, Venturina, Campiglia Marittima, Province of Livorno) was an Italian philosopher.
Luigi Ferri Luigi Ferri (June 15, 1826 – 1895), Italian philosopher, was born at Bologna.
Luigi Guido Grandi Dom Guido Grandi, O.S.B. Cam., was an Italian monk, priest, philosopher, mathematician, and engineer.
Luigi Taparelli Luigi Taparelli D’Azeglio (1793–1862) was an Italian Catholic scholar of the Society of Jesus who coined the term social justice.
Marcantonio Genua Marcantonio Genua (1491–1563) (Marco Antonio Passeri) was a Renaissance Aristotelian philosopher who taught at the University of Padua.
Marco Sgarbi Marco Sgarbi is an intellectual historian and adjunct professor at the Università di Verona.
Maria Gaetana Agnesi Maria Gaetana Agnesi (16 May 1718 – 9 January 1799) was an Italian mathematician and philosopher.
Maria Montessori Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientif...
Marianna Marquesa Florenzi Marianna Marchesa Florenzi (1802 - 15 April 1870, Florence), née Marianna Bacinetti, was an Italian noblewoman and translator of philosophical works.
Mario Bettinus Mario Bettinus (Italian name, Mario Bettini) (6 February 1582 – 7 November 1657) was an Italian Jesuit philosopher, mathematician and astronomer.
Mario De Caro Mario De Caro (b. 1963) is an Italian philosopher who teaches Moral Philosophy at the University of Rome III in Rome, Italy.
Mario Vegetti Mario Vegetti is an Italian historian of philosophy.
Marsilio Ficino Marsilio Ficino (Latin name: Marsilius Ficinus; 19 October 1433 – 1 October 1499) was one of the most influential humanist philosophers of the early Italian Renaissance, an astrologer, ...
Marsilius of Padua Marsilius of Padua (Italian Marsilio or Marsiglio da Padova; c. 1275 – c. 1342) was an Italian scholar, trained in medicine who practiced a variety of professions.
Massimo Pigliucci Massimo Pigliucci (born January 16, 1964) is the chair of the Department of Philosophy at CUNY-Lehman College and the editor in chief for the journal Philosophy & Theory in B...
Matteo Motterlini Matteo Motterlini (born January 6, 1967) is an Italian philosopher of science, behavioral and neuroeconomist.
Matteo Tafuri Matteo Tafuri (Soleto 8 August 1492Soleto 13 June 1582) was an Italian philosopher, astrologer and physician.
Mauro Carbone Mauro Carbone (Mantua, 8 December 1956) is an Italian philosopher.
Melchiorre Gioia Melchiorre Gioja (September 10, 1767 – January 2, 1829) was an Italian writer on philosophy and political economy.
Melchiorre Zoppio Melchiorre or Melchior Zoppio (c.1544–1634) was an Italian doctor and scholar.
Michele Marsonet Michele Marsonet (born 1950) is Professor of Philosophy of Science and Methodology of the Human Sciences, Chairman of the Philosophy Department and Vice-Rector for International Relations of the...
Michele Nicoletti Michele Nicoletti (Trento, 19 November 1956) is an Italian politician and philosopher with a particular interest in political philosophy and ethics.
Monaldo Leopardi Count Monaldo Leopardi (Recanati, 16 August 1776 – Recanati, 30 April 1847) was an Italian philosopher, nobleman, politician and writer, notable as one of the main Italian intellectuals of the c...
Niccolò Cabeo Niccolò Cabeo (February 26, 1586 – June 30, 1650), also known as Nicolaus Cabeus, was an Italian Jesuit philosopher, theologian, engineer and mathematician.
Niccolò Machiavelli Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. He was for many years an official in the Florentine Republic, with responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs.
Nicola Antonio Stigliola Nicola Antonio Stigliola (Also: Colantonio Stelliola) (1546 Nola – 1623 Naples) was an Italian philosopher, printer, architect, and medical doctor.
Nicoletto Vernia Nicoletto Vernia was an Italian Averroist philosopher, at the University of Padua.
Oberto Airaudi Oberto Airaudi was born in Balangero, near Turin, Italy on May 29, 1950.
Palla Strozzi Palla di Onofrio Strozzi was an Italian banker, politician, writer, philosopher and philologist.
Paolo da Pergola Paolo da Pergola (died 1455, in Venice) was an Italian humanist philosopher, mathematician and Occamist logician.
Paolo Virno Paolo Virno (born 1952) is an Italian philosopher, semiologist and a figurehead for the Italian Marxist movement.
Pasquale Galluppi Pasquale Galluppi (2 April 1770 – 13 December 1846) was an Italian philosopher.
Paul of Venice Paul of Venice (or Paulus Venetus) (1369–1429) was a Roman Catholic Scholastic philosopher, theologian, and realist logician and metaphysician of the Hermits of the Order of Saint Augustine.
Philip Mazzei Philip Mazzei (but sometimes erroneously cited with the name of Philip Mazzie; December 25, 1730 - March 19, 1816) was an Italian physician.
Piero Vettori Piero Vettori (1499 – 8 December 1585; Latin: Petrus Victorius) was an Italian writer, philologist and humanist.
Pietro d'Abano Pietro d'Abano also known as Petrus De Apono, Petres Aponensis or Peter of Abano (c.1257 – 1316) was an Italian philosopher, astrologer and professor of medicine in Padua.
Pietro Pomponazzi Pietro Pomponazzi (16 September 1462 – 18 May 1525) was an Italian philosopher.
Pietro Verri Pietro Verri (December 12, 1728 – June 28, 1797) was an Italian philosopher, economist, historian and writer.
Pio Colonnello Pio Colonnello (Benevento, February 12, 1951) is an Italian philosopher and university professor.
Renzo Novatore Renzo Novatore is the pen name of Abele Rizieri Ferrari (May 12, 1890 – November 29, 1922), an Italian individualist anarchist, illegalist and anti-fascist poet, philosopher and militant, now mostly known for his posthumously published book Toward the Creative Nothing (Verso il...
Roberto Ardigò Roberto Felice Ardigò (28 January 1828 – 15 September 1920) was an Italian philosopher.
Sebastiano Maffettone Sebastiano Maffettone is University Professor and Dean of Political Science at Luiss ‘G. Carli’ University of Rome, where he teaches Political Philosophy and Theories of Globalization.
Sebastiano Turbiglio Sebastiano Turbiglio was an Italian philosopher, professor of philosophy at the University of Rome.
Sergio Benvenuto Sergio Benvenuto (Naples, Italy, 1948) is an Italian psychoanalyst, philosopher and author.
Shemariah of Negropont Shemariah ben Elijah Ikriti of Negropont (born c. 1275) (Hebrew: שמריה בן אליהו האיקריטי) was a Jewish-Italian philosopher and Biblical exegete, contemporary of Dante and Immanuel.
Simone Porzio Simone Porzio (Simon Portius) (1496–1554) was an Italian philosopher, born and died in Naples.
Simone Simoni Simone Simoni was an Italian philosopher and physician.
Susanna Creperio Verratti Susanna Creperio Verratti is an Italian political philosopher and journalist, whose views are influenced by classical liberalism and liberal conservatism.
Thomas Aquinas Thomas Aquinas, OP (1225 – 7 March 1274), also Thomas of Aquin or Aquino, was an Italian Dominican friar and priest and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tra...
Thomas Cajetan Thomas Cajetan, also known as Gaetanus, commonly Tommaso de Vio or Thomas de Vio, was an Italian philosopher, theologian, cardinal and the Master of the Order of Preachers 1508-18.
Tommaso Campailla Tommaso Campailla (7 April 1668 – 7 February 1740) was an Italian philosopher and poet.
Tommaso Campanella Tommaso Campanella OP (5 September 1568 – 21 May 1639), baptized Giovanni Domenico Campanella, was an Italian philosopher, theologian, astrologer, and poet.
Tonino Griffero Tonino Griffero (Asti, 1958) is an Italian philosopher and currently Professor of Aesthetics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.
Torquato Accetto Torquato Accetto (1590/98 to 1640) was an Italian writer in the first half of the 17th century born in Naples He is particularly remembered for his book on conformity and hypocrisy, titled Del...
Tullia d'Aragona Tullia d'Aragona (c. 1510–1556) was a 16th-century Italian poet, author and philosopher.
Ventimiglia Giovanni Giovanni Ventimiglia born in Palermo July 20, 1964 and from the House of Ventimiglia is an Italian philosopher, working on ontology, Thomism and their interface with the continental and analyt...
Vilfredo Pareto Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was an Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist, and philosopher. He made several important contributions to economics, particularly in the study of income distribution and in the analysis of individuals' choices.
Vincenzo Gioberti Vincenzo Gioberti (April 5, 1801 – October 26, 1852) was an Italian philosopher, publicist and politician.
Vittorio Vettori Vittorio Vettori (1920 – 2004) was an Italian poet, writer and humanist, passionate spokesperson of ‘’Toscana Europea’’.