Giordano Bruno

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Giordano Bruno Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy; condemned for heresy by the Inquisition and burned at the stake (1548-1600)
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Usage

In literature:

Or was the body really in the soul, as Giordano Bruno thought?
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
This new warrior was that strange mortal, Giordano Bruno.
"History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" by Andrew Dickson White
The raptures of Giordano Bruno and the sobrieties of Francis Bacon are here on common ground.
"The Idea of Progress" by J. B. Bury
The first great infidel was Giordano Bruno.
"Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Volume I" by Robert Green Ingersoll
That this is so is well illustrated by the fate of the unfortunate Giordano Bruno.
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
Or was the body really in the soul, as Giordano Bruno thought?
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Bruno, Giordano, his influence, 102, 459.
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
Giordano Bruno was the first to set the suns of space in motion; but in imagination only.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
It was the execution of Giordano Bruno for heresy.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
Martin Luther was a great fighter, but not a more heroic one than Giordano Bruno.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Bruno, Giordano, teaches the heliocentric theory, ii.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
Bruno (Giordano), Freethought martyr, b. at Nola, near Naples, about 1548.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Giordano Bruno was born near Naples about 1550.
"Heresy: Its Utility And Morality" by Charles Bradlaugh
Giordano Bruno, and Julius Caesar Vanini, were burned for Atheism.
"A Few Words About the Devil" by Charles Bradlaugh
Such was the case with Socrates, Solon, Giordano Bruno, and also with our hero.
"The Fourth Estate, vol.1" by Armando Palacio Valdés
His chief philosophical doctrine was taken up and developed more than a hundred years later by Giordano Bruno, who calls him the divine Cusanus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
The first star that enriched the horizon of this universal gloom was Giordano Bruno.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Giordano Bruno was an atheist, yet he perished at the stake rather than retract his opinions.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Giordano Bruno was a martyr.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Dynamic system, the, begun by Giordano Bruno, 80.
"Transcendentalism in New England" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
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In news:

Ettore Ferrari created the monument to Giordano Bruno in Rome's Campo de' Fiori.
Giordano Bruno , martyr or fool.
Giordano Bruno , Philosopher and Heretic The Nation.
Giordano Bruno was a philosopher before his time.
Giordano Bruno, Philosopher and Heretic The Nation.
Giordano Bruno Contestabile, PopCap Games.
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In science:

Finally, we must mention that the first scholar, at least in western history, who suggested that many stars out there could have planets similar to ours: with plants, animals, people, etc., was Giordano Bruno, in the 16th century.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
For these and other ideas Giordano Bruno was imprisoned eight years and finally burned at the stake in Rome, in piazza Campo di Fiori, the 17th February 1600.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
The catholic church, which some years ago apologized for the treatment given to Galileo, has never apologized, however, for the treatment received by Giordano Bruno.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Por ´estas y otras ideas Giordano Bruno fue hecho prisionero durante ocho a˜nos y finalmente fue quemado en la hoguera en Roma, en la piazza Campo di Fiori, el 17 de Febrero de 1600.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
La iglesia cat´olica, que hace algunos a˜nos se disculp´o por el trato dado a Galileo, nunca se ha disculpado, sin embargo, por el trato que infligi´o a Giordano Bruno.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
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