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Giordano Bruno Philosopher/Heretic

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ISBN-10: 0226730247

ISBN-13: 9780226730240

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ingrid D. Rowland

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Giordano Bruno (15481600) 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 Galileoa 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, when he was burned at the stake as a heretic on Rome's Campo de' Fiori. "A loving and thoughtful account of [Bruno's] life and thought, satires and sonnets, dialogues and…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English