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Giordano Bruno: Philosopher / Heretic


Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) is one of the great figures of early modern Europe, and one of the least understood. Ingrid D. Rowland's biography establishes him once and for all as a peer of Erasmus, Shakespeare, and Galileo--a thinker whose vision of the world prefigures ours. Writing with great verve and erudition, Rowland traces Bruno's wanderings through a sixteenth-century Europe where every certainty of religion and philosophy has been called into question, and reveals how he valiantly defended his ideas to the very end ...

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Giordano Bruno: Philosopher / Heretic
2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226730240

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