Giorgio De Santillana

  • Reflections on Men and Ideas

    Giorgio De Santillana

    Contents Leonardo, “Man Without Letters” • Newton, the Enigma • Paolo Toscanelli and His Friends • Alessandro Volta • Galileo Today • Necessity, Contingency, and Natural Law • Prologue to Parmenides • Galileo and Oppenheimer • The Role of Art in the Scientific Renaissance • The Italian Novel Today – A Note on Realism • The Seventeenth-Century Legacy: Our Mirror of Being • Philolaos in Limbo, or: What Happened to the Pythagoreans? • Paralipomena of the Future • Vico and Descartes • Eudoxus and Plato: A Study in Chronology • “Scientific Rationalism” • Einstein (pour le décennal de sa mort) • Les Grandes Doctrines Cosmologiques • De Bruno à Leibnitz • Postface à Gallilii; Les Suites de l'Affaire • La Storia da Riscrivere • Riflessioni sul Fato: Fato Antico – Fato Moderno •Salvemini • Il Rovescio della Medaglia

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