Giordano Bruno

by Filippo Bruno

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Atanasijevic, Ksenija. The Metaphysical and Geometrical Doctrine of Bruno as Given in His Work De triplici minimo. Translated by George Vid Tomashevich. St Louis: Warren H. Green, Inc., 1972, 151 p.

Provides detailed analysis of Bruno's De triplici minimo.

Bossy, John. Giordano Bruno and the Embassy Affair. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991, 294 p.

Relates in detail Bruno's activities between 1583 and 1586 in London and Paris.

Greenburg, Sidney Thomas. The Infinite in Giordano Bruno. 1950. Reprint. New York: Octagon Books, 1978, 203 p.

Provides a "faithful account" and analysis of Bruno's thoughts on the infinite, as well as a translation of De la causa, pricipio et uno.

Horowitz, Irving Louis. The Renaissance Philosophy of Giordano Bruno. New York: Coleman-Ross Co., 1952, 150 p.

Provides a general introduction to Bruno's philosophy and a detailed study of Bruno's views on the infinite nature of the universe.

Lerner, Lawrence. "Was Giordano Bruno a Scientist?: A Scientist's View." American Journal of Physics 41, No. 1 (January 1973): 24-38.

Examines Bruno's cosmological dialogues in order to assess the philosopher's role as a "martyr for modern science."

Massa, Daniel. "Giordano Bruno's Ideas in Seventeenth-Century England." Journal of the History of Ideas XXXVIII, No. 2 (April-June 1977): 227-42.

Discusses the influence of Bruno's beliefs and writings on sixteenth century philosophers such as Nicholas Hill and Thomas Hariot.

McIntyre, J. Lewis. Giordano Bruno. London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1903, 365 p.

Provides extensive biographical information, as well as detailed discussions of Bruno's philosophy, including analyses of specific works.

Michel, Paul Henri. The Cosmology of Giordano Bruno. Translated by R. E. W. Maddison. Paris: Hermann, 1973, 306 p.

Provides an in-depth examination of specific aspects of Bruno's cosmological writings.

Nelson, John Charles. Renaissance Theory of Love: The Context of Giordano Bruno's Eroici furori. New York: Columbia University Press, 1958, 280 p.

Explores the relationship between De gli eroici furori, "Platonic love treatises," and prose commentaries of sonnets and similar verses.

Paterson, Antoinette Mann. The Infinite Worlds of Giordano Bruno. Springfield, Il.: Charles C. Thomas, 1970, 227 p.

Discusses Bruno's beliefs on cosmology, knowledge, and virtue in an effort to establish Bruno's place in "America's heritage."

Singer, Dorothea Waley. "The Cosmology of Giordano Bruno (1548-1600)." ISIS: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Civilization XXXIII, Pt. 2, No. 88 (June 1941): 187-96.

Analyzes the cosmological arguments of Bruno, comparing his views with those of his predecessors and successors.

Yates, Frances A. "Renaissance Philosophers in Elizabethan England: John Dee and Giordano Bruno." In History & Imagination: Essays in Honor of H. R. Trevor-Roper, edited by Hugh Lloyd-Jones, Valerie Pearl, and Blair Warden, pp. 104-14. New York: Holmes & Meier Publications, Inc., 1981.

Compares the separate influences and combined impact of Bruno and philosopher John Dee on Elizabethan Englanders.

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