Telesio Among the Novatores: Telesio’s Reception in the Seventeenth Century

  title={Telesio Among the Novatores: Telesio’s Reception in the Seventeenth Century},
  author={Daniel Garber},
Bernardino Telesio was an important figure in Italian thought at the end of the sixteenth century, and his philosophy was thought to provide a genuine alternative to the Aristotelian natural philosophy then dominant. But by the middle of the seventeenth century, it was quite a different story. This essay examines two stages in the transformation of Telesio’s later reputation. In Francis Bacon’s De principiis et originibus, probably written in the early 1610s, Telesio is taken very seriously… Expand
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