Definition of Giordano Bruno

1. Noun. 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).

Exact synonyms: Bruno
Generic synonyms: Philosopher

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Literary usage of Giordano Bruno

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1902)
"Giordano Bruno IN ENGLAND. 1. Spaccio della Bestia Trionfante, or The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast. Translated from the Italian of Jordano Bruno Nolano ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"BIBLIOGRAPHY: On the life of Bruno a noteworthy production is JL Mclntyre, Giordano Bruno, London, 1903. Phases of his life and philosophy are presented in ..."

3. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"Giordano Bruno AND TOMMASO CAMPANELLA In the writings of the Italians Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) and Tommaso Campanella (1568-1639) we have comprehensive ..."

4. History of Philosophy by Alfred Weber (1896)
"Giordano Bruno Giordano Bruno* was born at Nola, near Naples, in 1548. While still u young man, he entered the ..."

5. The Nineteenth Century (1889)
"Giordano Bruno AND NEW ITALY. No greater contrast could be imagined, no stronger proof could have been given of the triumphant march of progress in the face ..."

6. A History of Modern Philosophy: A Sketch of the History of Philosophy from by Harald Høffding (1908)
"Among the most enthusiastic of these were Giordano Bruno and Kepler, while Galilei still held back from fear of ridicule, and Tycho Brahe—partly from ..."

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