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Lombroso,

Cesare, Italian criminologist and professor, 1835-1909.
characterology - Lombroso was a proponent of the theory that attempted to establish a correlation between physical characteristics and criminal behavior.
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En Italia, a finales del siglo XIX, Cesare Lombroso y su discipulo Enrico Ferri (quien fuera profesor de Jorge Eliecer Gaitan) desarrollan su influyente Antropologia Criminal, que permitiria reconocer los "estigmas" visibles (en orejas, ojos, cabello, frente.
Al celebre processo Misdea, soldato calabrese reo di aver ucciso senza motivo apparente sette commilitoni, aveva partecipato anche Cesare Lombroso, ma i suoi tentativi di spiegare l'atto criminoso facendo leva sulla natura epilettoide dell'accusato, delinquente nato e quindi irresponsabile, si erano rivelati vani.
Sin embargo, tal postura habia encontrado diversos cuestionamientos desde la decada de 1870 cuando el medico italiano Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909), a partir de la autopsia de un conocido criminal, habia desarrollado una version mas determinista de la "ciencia del criminal" que, con el nombre de Criminologia positivista o Antropologia criminal, busco sintetizar las observaciones, estudios y experiencias directas de quienes hasta entonces habian estado en contacto con el mundo de criminales y delincuentes.
Criminal Man: According to the Classification of Cesare Lombroso.
In the nineteenth century Italian anthropologist Cesare Lombroso, scorned by Harvard University biologist Stephen Jay Gould for his support of the pseudoscience of craniometry, was an early advocate of eugenics.
Part I of this Article introduces positivist theory--with particular emphasis on the works of Cesare Lombroso, Enrico Ferri, and Raffaele Garofalo--and traces positivism's reception in the United States.
Cesare Lombroso, Ovvero il Principio dell'Iirresponsabilita.
Concurrently, another European import was that of positivism and positivist criminology, specifically those tenets based on theories along the lines of Italians Cesare Lombroso and Enrico Ferri, two of the well-recognized founders and practitioners of the new discipline.
Hunter establishes Conrad's interest in Darwinian thinking, including the influence of late-century criminal anthropologist Cesare Lombroso on Conrad's novel The Secret Agent.
Attempts to explain criminal behaviour on the basis of certain physical characteristics can be traced back to the work of the German physician Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1825) and his direct academic descendant, Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909).
Clemessy states: "la novelista hace exponer a su personaje (Febrero) las ideas claves de Cesare Lombroso y su escuela sobre antropologia criminal" (598).