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Day: July 22, 2012

Bruno’s Theory of Matter

Bruno’s Theory of Matter

Terrasse sur le lac Majeur, by Théodore Caruelle d’Aligny This will be the first of several articles on Bruno’s theory of matter and the cosmic mind. They are more my personal notes than formal essays.  Giordano Bruno formulated the most impressive theory of matter of any European philosopher, perhaps to this day. Using only his powers of speculation, Bruno formulated an amazingly powerful ontological theory that rejected Platonic dualism in favor of a strict monistic view of the universe. Of…

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