A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Rationalists/Angiulli, Professor Andrea


Angiulli, Professor Andrea, Italian Positivist. B. Feb. 12, 1837. Ed. Naples and Berlin Universities. After a few years as professor of anthropology at Bologna, Angiulli was in 1876 appointed to the chair of paedagogy at Naples University. He is head of the Neapolitan Positivist School, and has written many works on philosophy and education. In La Filosofia e la Ricerca Positiva (1869) he says: "The new religious consciousness will be superior to Catholicism, Protestantism, and Christianity, because it will be the Religion of Humanity" (p. 150).