MARTINETTI, Pier Federico Giuseppe Celestino Mario (Piero). Ponte Canavese (Torino) 21.8.1872 — Cuorgnè 23.3.1943. Italian Philosopher interested in Indian Thought. Son of an anticlerical advocate, studied in Turin. Ph.D. there 1893. After further studies in Leipzig taught philosophy at schools in northern Italy. From 1906 “professore di filosofia teoretica ed incaricato di filosofia morale” at R. Accademia scient. lett. in Milano. In 1931 he refused to give oath to fascists and had to leave university.
Publications: diss. 1893 publ. as Il sistema Sankhya: studio sulla filosofia indiana, 150 p. Torino 1897
– Philosophical works.
Sources: Gli studi orientali in Italia 1861–1911; Italian Wikipedia.