Niccolo Machiavelli Born - May 3 1469
On this day in 1469, the Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli is born. A lifelong patriot and diehard proponent of a unified Italy, Machiavelli became one of the fathers of modern politi...
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Leon Battista Alberti
A supreme architect and town planner, a prodigious scholar and an extremely acute art theorist, but also a mathematician, painter, archaeologist, physicist, ...
Niccolo Machiavelli Born - May 3 1469
On this day in 1469, the Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli is born. A lifelong patriot and diehard proponent of a unified Italy, Machiavelli became one of the fathers of modern politi...
Alessandro Ferrara
Alessandro Ferrara (born 1953 in Trieste) is an Italian philosopher, currently Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and former President of the Italian Association f...
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Niccolò Machiavelli
Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli ([nikkoˈlɔ makjaˈvɛlli]; 3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was a Florentine historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer during the Renaissance. He ...
Vilfredo Pareto
Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto (born Wilfried Fritz Pareto; [vilˈfreːdo paˈreːto]; 15 July 1848 – 19 August 1923) was an Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist, and philosopher...
Ventimiglia Giovanni
Giovanni VentimigliaGiovanni Ventimiglia is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy. He teaches Themes and Problems of Philosophy at the Catholic University in Piacenza (Italy). He teaches Ontology and Ph...
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Count Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ([dʒoˈvanni ˈpiko della miˈrandola]; 24 February 1463 – 17 November 1494) was an Italian Renaissance philosopher. He is famed for the events of 1486, when at t...
Giuseppe Ferrari
Giuseppe Ferrari may refer to:
Gaetano Mosca
Gaetano Mosca (April 1, 1858 – November 8, 1941) was an Italian political scientist, journalist and public servant. He is credited with developing the Theory of Elitism and the doctrine of the Politic...
Giulio Cesare la Galla
Giulio Cesare la Galla (1576–1624) was a professor of philosophy at the Collegio Romano in Italy. (His name is also given as Julius Cæsar Lagalla or Giulio Cesare Lagalla.)He was born in Padula, at th...
Alessandro Achillini
Alessandro Achillini (29 October 1463 – 2 August 1512) was an Italian philosopher and physician.
He was born and died in Bologna, and is buried in the Church of Saint Martin there. He was celebra...
Thomism
Thomism is the philosophical school that arose as a legacy of the work and thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In philosophy, his disputed q...
Giovanni Vailati
Giovanni Vailati (24 April 1863 – 14 May 1909) was an Italian proto-analytic philosopher, historian of science, and mathematician.
Vailati was born in Crema, Lombardy, and studied engineering at t...
Brunetto Latini
Brunetto Latini (c. 1210–1294) (who signed his name Burnectus Latinus in Latin and Burnecto Latino in Italian) was an Italian philosopher, scholar, notary, and statesman.Latini was Dante’s guardian af...
Blasius of Parma
Blasius of Parma (Biagio Pelacani da Parma) (c. 1365 – 1416) was an Italian philosopher, mathematician and astrologer.He popularised English and French philosophical work in Italy, where he associated...
Ernesto Grassi
Ernesto Grassi (May 2, 1902 – December 22, 1991) was an Italian philosopher.
He maintained an intimate friendship with Donald Phillip Verene.
Mario Vegetti
Mario Vegetti (born 1937) is an Italian historian of philosophy.
Mario Vegetti was born in Milan in 1937. He graduated with a thesis on Thucydides' historiography at the University of Pavia, as a ...