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Giordano Bruno

Author : Ingrid D. Rowland
ISBN : 9781466895843
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Giordano Bruno is one of the great figures of early modern Europe, and one of the least understood. Ingrid D. Rowland's pathbreaking life of Bruno establishes him once and for all as a peer of Erasmus, Shakespeare, and Galileo, a thinker whose vision of the world prefigures ours. By the time Bruno was burned at the stake as a heretic in 1600 on Rome's Campo dei Fiori, he had taught in Naples, Rome, Venice, Geneva, France, England, Germany, and the "magic Prague" of Emperor Rudolph II. His powers of memory and his provocative ideas about the infinity of the universe had attracted the attention of the pope, Queen Elizabeth—and the Inquisition, which condemned him to death in Rome as part of a yearlong jubilee. Writing with great verve and sympathy for her protagonist, Rowland traces Bruno's wanderings through a sixteenth-century Europe where every certainty of religion and philosophy had been called into question and shows him valiantly defending his ideas (and his right to maintain them) to the very end. An incisive, independent thinker just when natural philosophy was transformed into modern science, he was also a writer of sublime talent. His eloquence and his courage inspired thinkers across Europe, finding expression in the work of Shakespeare and Galileo. Giordano Bruno allows us to encounter a legendary European figure as if for the first time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Giordano Bruno
Language: un
Pages: 15
Authors: Walter Pater
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-18 - Publisher: Good Press

"Giordano Bruno" by Walter Pater. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has
Giordano Bruno: Cause, Principle and Unity
Language: un
Pages: 186
Authors: Giordano Bruno, Bruno Giordano, Robert de Lucca
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-11-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Cause, principle and unity On magic A general account of bonding.
Giordano Bruno
Language: un
Pages: 352
Authors: Ingrid D. Rowland
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-26 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Giordano Bruno is one of the great figures of early modern Europe, and one of the least understood. Ingrid D. Rowland's pathbreaking life of Bruno establishes him once and for all as a peer of Erasmus, Shakespeare, and Galileo, a thinker whose vision of the world prefigures ours. By the
Philosophy of Giordano Bruno
Language: de
Pages: 167
Authors: Tomáš Nejeschleba
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Books about Philosophy of Giordano Bruno
Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition
Language: un
Pages: 466
Authors: Frances Amelia Yates
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

Emphasizing the primary importance of Hermetism in Renaissance thought, Yates demonstrates that Bruno was at once a rational philosopher and a magician--burned at the stake--with an orthodox religious message. Her acclaimed study gives an overview not only of Renaissance humanism but its interplay--and conflict--with magic and occult practices.--book cover.