Eugenio Colorni

Colorni, Eugenio: - Eugenio Colorni (1909-1944) is the author of CRITICAL THINKING IN ACTION: EXCERPTS FROM POLITICAL WRITINGS AND CORRESPONDENCE (Bordighera Press, 2019), edited by Luca Meldolesi and Nicoletta Stame. Eugenio was born in Milan to a well-to-do Jewish family steeped in the tradition of the Risorgimento. A philosopher and a student of G. A. Borgese (aesthetics) and P. Martinetti (metaphysics), he graduated in 1930 with a thesis on Leibnizian individualism supervised by Martinetti. After joining the Resistance, he was assassinated in May 1944 on the eve of the liberation of the capital.