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Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer

Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer by Anthony Grafton

Synopsis: Girolamo Cardano was an Italian doctor, natural philosopher, and mathematician who became a best-selling author in Renaissance Europe. 495 more words

Worlds Made by Words

For our first installment, we read two essays from Anthony Grafton’s Worlds Made by Words: Scholarship and Community in the Modern West. Reading about reading seemed like a fitting way to begin this project. 2,318 more words