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Antonio Gramsci: A Brief Biography of the Italian Philosopher

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Last updated: Sep 17, 2021 • 4 min read

Philosopher Antonio Gramsci spent his life enmeshed in both Marxist theory and praxis. He hoped to oppose the fascist movement of his day, liberate the working class, and educate the people of Italy on social theory through his prison writings.