Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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Doni, Agostino

Born: Mid-sixteenth century, Cosenza
Died: After 1583, unknown place
  • Viviana StrangisEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_1168-1


Agostino Doni was an Italian physician, philosopher, and heretic of the second half of sixteenth century. His work, De natura hominis (1581) is strictly related to the Italian context of the first novatores in the field of natural philosophy. He can be partly considered as a follower of Bernardino Telesio, partly as a freethinker of his own.

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  1. 1.Department of HumanitiesUniversity of CalabriaArcavacataItaly

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  • Hiro Hirai
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  1. 1.Center for the History of Philosophy and ScienceRadboud Universiteit NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands