Antonio Gramsci

The Study of Philosophy

Source: Colorado College Department of Political Science, Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci, edited and translated by Quintin Hoare and Geoffrey Nowell Smith, International Publishers New York.

Some Preliminary Points of Reference
Connection between “common sense,” religion and philosophy
Relation between science, religion and common sense
Problems of Philosophy and History
Philosophy and History
“Creative” philosophy
Historical Importance of a Philosophy
The Philosopher
“Language,” Languages and Common Sense
What is Man?
Progress and Becoming
Examination of the concept of human nature
Philosophy and Democracy
Quantity and quality
Theory and practice
Structure and Superstructure
The term “catharsis”
The Kantian “Noumenon”
History and Anti-History
Speculative Philosophy
“Objective” of Knowledge
Pragmatism and Politics
The Concept of “Ideology”