Giordano Bruno: the Birth of Science

Presented by Italian Cultural & Community Center at Italian Cultural & Community Center, Houston TX

Feb 05 2020
Giordano Bruno: the Birth of Science

Join us as UH Professor Luca Oliva will dissect the life and work of Giordano Bruno, an Italian philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, and occultist whose theories anticipated modern science.

This lecture will present the “first philosopher of science,” as Giordano Bruno has been depicted, and focuses on the reception of his natural philosophy in the modern and contemporary periods. Before anyone else, Bruno re-examined the principles of Aristotle’s physics and metaphysics in relation to Copernicus and the emergence of the scientific revolution. His ideas have been the subject of several studies, including those of Galilei, Jacobi, Shelling, Hegel, Riehl, Schlick, Koyré, Cassirer, Fink, Yates, Kuhn, Eco, Sini, Giorello, and Gatti. This lecture and Luca Oliva’s new

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ICCC Members $10 | Non-Members $15

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 5, 2020 at 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm (Wed)

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Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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LOCATION

Italian Cultural & Community Center

1101 Milford St, Houston, TX

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