Masterclass on Galileo’s Methods of Investigation and Discovery


Masterclass on Galileo’s Methods of Investigation and Discovery

24-28 October 2017


Speakers include: Jochen Büttner, Daniel Garber, Stephano Gulizia, Matteo Valleriani.


The aim of the masterclass is to explore the various facets of Galileo Galilei’s work. It puts together scholars working on several aspects of Galileo’s thought, including: experiments, humanist methods, and theorizing. We discuss themes such as Galileo, the engineer, the astronomer, the mathematician, the courtier, the natural philosopher, or the theologian. The masterclass format combines lectures with reading groups. All the selected texts for discussions will be distributed with the participants before the beginning of the masterclass.

For registration, please send a CV and a cover letter to The deadline for registration is 15 June 2017.

The event will be hosted by the IRH-ICUB.


Organizing committee: Mihnea Dobre, Dana Jalobeanu, Matteo Valleriani.