Help feed the person right in front of you. At the instigation of Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, the manuscript was smuggled to Milan and published in Jomar are days remaining until the end of the year. Personalism is a philosophical school of thought searching to describe the uniqueness of 1 God as Supreme Person or 2 a human person in the world of nature, specifically in relation to animals. Inhe moved back to Italy because of the pressures of the Communist regime.

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His father, Ludvik was a retired officer of the Austro-Hungarian Army. He specialized in Canonical law and continued his studies at the University of Turin , where he graduated in He further developed his philosophical knowledge in Turin under the influence of Giuseppe Gemellaro and Carlo Mazzantini. In those years, he also discovered the thought of French personalists such as Jacques Maritain and Emmanuel Mounier.

He was also influenced by the political writings of Luigi Sturzo which were then circulating in the Catholic anti-Fascist underground. Already as a student in Ljubljana, he became involved in a Catholic integralist youth group, organized within the Slovenian Catholic Action. This group, called Borci "Fighters", after their internal journal, Mi mladi borci, that is "We, young fighters" had an anti-Communist ideology. To them, Communism was the greatest danger to humanity; nevertheless, they insisted to fight it on a cultural, intellectual and artistic field, rejecting both direct political engagement and armed struggle.

In May , he withdrew to the Allied -occupied Northern Italy in order to escape Communist persecution. From there he emigrated to Argentina in He settled in Buenos Aires , where he spent most of his later life. Initially, he worked as a manual worker in a glass factory, studying for the habilitation exam in philosophy and pedagogy.

In the late s, he started teaching philosophy and classical languages in different high schools, and later philosophy and pedagogy at the University of Buenos Aires. In , started teaching history of modern philosophy at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina.

From to , he was dean of the Faculty for Philosophy at the same university. He retired from his teaching position in During his time in emigration , he started to publish essays in the local Slovenian , as well as Spanish -language press. Nevertheless, he became famous especially as a teacher and a pedagogue and the so-called "Komar School" developed around him. Gregory the Great. Thought[ edit ] He started as an expert on the Rationalist philosophy of Christian Wolff and later turned to Kant and Hegel.

He was an attentive critic of modern immanentist philosophy, which drew him closer to certain aspect of phenomenology , especially the current represented by Edith Stein.

He later developed an interest in psychology , particularly Sigmund Freud , to whom he kept a respectful disaccord, and Erik Erikson. He was also influenced by non-conformist Catholic thinkers such as G. In the mid s, he developed a strong intellectual and personal friendship with the Italian philosopher and political scientist Augusto Del Noce , whom he regarded as his "spiritual brother".

During the Communist regime, all his writings were prohibited in Slovenia ; they were first published in the early s, but his influence is still stronger in Latin America , in Spain and in Italy than in his native country.


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