In my research, I follow my curiosity and intuition. Below you can find an outline of my two research projects. Taken together, they offer a blueprint of my career so far.
In using the tools of mathematics to understand infinity, Bruno encountered a number of obstacles, which doomed his efforts to failure. This project analyzes the reasons of such failure and how they relate to Bruno’s biography.
By combining textual and network analysis of early modern letters, I study how the ideas of the father of modern philosophy René Descartes spread throughout 17th-century Europe.