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Mersenne and Copernicanism
DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY debate over the Copernican hypothesis had spread beyond the ranks of astronomers and had stirred up so much controversy that the Church decided toExpand
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Mersenne and Vanini
ALTHOUGH many scholars have cited Marin Mersenne's Quaesj1 tiones celeberrimae in Genesim for his critical remarks about the life ofJulius Caesar Vanini, none of them has realised the extent to whichExpand
Mersenne Variants
A surprising number of Marin Mersenne's books have been reprinted recently after three centuries of comparative neglect.' Undoubtedly one of the factors explaining this revival of interest inExpand