Phi in the Sky – As Above So Below

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Phi in the Sky - As Above So Below

The renaissance of Natural Philosophy in the Renaissance period laid the foundation stones which enabled the construction of the modern scientific edifice.

The Renaissance also renewed interest in anti-Aristotelian theories of nature considered as an organic, living whole comprehensible independently of theology, as in the work of Nicholas of Cusa, Nicholas Copernicus, Giordano Bruno, Telesius, and Tommaso Campanella.

Nicholas of Kues (1401 – 1464), also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Cusa, was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist, and astronomer.

One of the first German proponents of Renaissance humanism, he made spiritual and political contributions in European history.

A notable example of this is his mystical or spiritual writings on “learned ignorance,” as well as his participation in power struggles between Rome and the German states of the Holy Roman Empire.

Nicolaus Copernicus (1473 – 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a heliocentric…

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