La vita divina degli astri. Cosmologia e fisica in Giordano Bruno


  • Antonella Del Prete Università della Tuscia



infinite universe, infinite worlds, stars, planets, astrobiology


The aim of this paper is to investigate Bruno’s astrobiology. The life of the stars can help us to highlight the characteristics of the infinite universe and to determine what relationship it has with God. Deeply hostile to Christianity, Bruno in fact holds that God and the world are inseparable. The ineffability of divinity can never be separated from its explication in the infinite universe. Human beings can find their place among the infinite worlds if they are able to understand that the universe is the unique nature, the true intermediary with God. Bruno enhances the capacities of the frenzied hero, without ever yielding to the temptation of anthropocentrism.