Lecture on the scientific principles of Alfonso Borelli, [c. 1685]


Lecture on the scientific principles of Alfonso Borelli, [c. 1685]

Holograph of a lecture Bianchini delivered to the society of the Aletofili. In it, Bianchini supports the theories of Alfonso Borelli concerning movement of parts of the body, praises modern scientists such as Galileo and Malpighi, and emphasizes the importance of the scientific method in the search for knowledge.

1 item (15 p.) 32 cm.

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Bianchini, Francesco, 1662-1729

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Francesco Bianchini, scientist, archaeologist and poet who served Alexander VIII and Clement XI as Superintendent of the Fine Arts and Secretary of the Congregation of the Calendar. He published several works, including De Kalendario et cyclo Caesaris, an influential study of the calendar, and was responsible for the construction of the sundial of Santa Maria degli Angelis in Rome. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1686-1719. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80...

Borelli, Giovanni Alfonso, 1608-1679

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 2887 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x0000c1 Mathematician; professor of mathematics at the universities at Messina and Pisa; writer on physiology, astronomy, and theoretical physics. From the description of Giovanni Alfonso Borelli letters to Dionigi Guerrini, 1664-1667. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122543397 ...