The History of Liberty According to Benedetto Croce


The intent of this conference was to examine the thought of Benedetto Croce with particular reference to his treatment of the subject of history and liberty. This treatment illuminated the sense in which liberty (political, economic, and cultural) depends upon and shapes history.


Conference Readings

Croce, Benedetto. History as the Story of Liberty. Translated by Sylvia Sprigge. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2000.

Croce, Benedetto. My Philosophy and Other Essays on the Moral and Political Problems of Our Time. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1949.

Croce, Benedetto. The Conduct of Life. Manchester: Ayer Company Publishers, 1967.

Croce, Benedetto and Salvatore J. Castiglione. Politics and Morals. New York: Philosophical Library Inc, 1945.