Month: February 2015

  • Giordano Bruno and Alessandro Gallenzi’s The Tower

    Giordano Bruno and Alessandro Gallenzi’s The Tower

    Giordano Bruno (1548 – 1600) didn’t do himself any favours. Not only did he adhere to a set of particularly extraordinary heresies but he also didn’t know when to shut up. Unlike his predecessor Copernicus who was happy to claim that his model of the universe was a mere mathematical convenience, rather than a description […]