Antonio Gramsci’s Prison Notebook 11: Contents

Antonio Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks: Notebook 11

(Introduction to the Study of Philosophy)

1932-1933


Gramsci divided Notebook 11 into two sections. The second section contains six sub-sections.


Section 1: Notes and references of the character of a historical-critic

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1 Antonio Labriola
§2 Alessandro Levi
§3 Alessandro Chiappelli
§4 Luciano Herr
§5 Antonio Labriola
§6 Giovanni Gentile
§7 A. Rosmini
§8 Antonio Lovecchio, Filosofia della prassi e filosofia della spirito
§9 Ettore Ciccotti
§10 Giuseppe Rensi
§11 Corrado Barbagallo

Section 2: Notes for an introduction and a start to the study of the philosophy and the history of culture

I. Some preliminary notes of reference
§12 It is essential to destroy the widespread prejudice that philosophy is a strange and difficult thing...

II. Critical observations and notes on an attempt at a “Popular Manual of Sociology”
§13 A work like the Popular Manual, which is essentially destined for a community of readers who are not professional intellectuals,...
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III. ‘Science and “Scientific” Ideologies’
§36 Eddington’s assertion: ‘If we eliminated all the unfilled space in a man’s body...
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IV. The Logical Instruments of Thought
§40 Cfr Mario Govi, Fondazione della Metodologia...
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V. The Translation of Philosophical and Scientific Languages
§46 in 1921 dealing with the questions of the Vilici organization...
§47 To resolve the problem:...
§48 Giovanni Vailati and the translation of scientific languages
§49 The observation contained in the Holy Family...

VI. Miscellaneous notes
§50 The History of Terminology and Metaphors
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Notebook 11 Transcription/Mark-up: MG, 2004