Best remembered as one of the most important Italian philosophers of the 20th century.
He studied philosophy under Marxist theorists at the University of Messina in Italy.
He abruptly changed his political party affiliation in 1949 after joining the Italian Communist Party.
His family was residing in Rome when he was born.
He studied philosophy at the University of Messina where pianist Giuseppe Albanese once taught the course Methodology of Music Communication.