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Sorana Corneanu is lecturer in the Department of English and researcher in early modern studies at the Research Center for the Foundations of Modern Thought, University of Bucharest, Romania. She has written articles on various aspects of the works of John Locke, Robert Boyle, Francis Bacon, and Daniel Defoe and has recently published a book entitled Regimens of the Mind: Boyle, Locke, and the Early Modern Cultura Animi Tradition (Chicago, 2011).

Raphaële Garrod is a Research Fellow in Early Modern French at Newnham College, Cambridge. She has worked on the transformations of dialectic in cosmological and cosmographical arguments in French prose during the Scientific Revolution. Her current project analyses the epistemological uses of Simon Goulart’s commentary on Du Bartas’s Sepmaine, the Commentaires et annotations sur la sepmaine de Du Bartas (1583 edition).

Guido Giglioni is the Cassamarca Lecturer in Neo-Latin Cultural and Intellectual History at the Warburg Institute, University of London. Recently, he has published a book on Francis Bacon (Francesco Bacone, Rome 2011). He has written essays on Renaissance philosophy and medicine and on such authors as Girolamo Cardano, Tommaso Campanella, and Jan Baptist van Helmont.

Peter Harrison is Research Professor and Director of the Centre for the History of European Discourses at the University of Queensland. His recent books include The Fall of Man and the Foundations of Science (2007) and, co-edited with Ronald Number and Michael Shank, Wrestling [End Page 271] with Nature: From Omens to Science (2011). He is currently completing a book, based on his 2011 Gifford Lectures, entitled “Science, Religion and Modernity.”

Dana Jalobeanu is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Bucharest and Director of programs at the Research Centre Foundations of Early Modern Thought. Her current research focuses on the emergence of early modern experimental philosophy, with a special interest in the writings of Francis Bacon and their reception. She has recently edited (with Peter Anstey) Vanishing Matter an the Laws of Motion: Descartes and Beyond (Routledge 2011).

James A. T. Lancaster is Ph.D. student at the Warburg Institute, University of London. He is a contributing researcher on the European Research Council project, The Medicine of the Mind and Natural Philosophy in Early Modern England: A New Way of Interpreting Francis Bacon. He has published articles in Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science and Early Science and Medicine on the interrelation of science and religion.

Koen Vermeir is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Laboratoire SPHERE, UMR 7219, Paris, France. A specialist in history of science and history of philosophy, his main interests are in the history of the early modern imagination and in the interaction between religion and technology. After studies in theoretical physics, philosophy and history of science, in Leuven, Utrecht and Cambridge, he held research positions at the Fund of Scientific Research (Flanders), the Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science, Cambridge University, Cornell University, Harvard University, the ETH and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. Vermeir has published six books and special issues and has written broadly on topics in history of science and philosophy. [End Page 272]



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