Kristian Camilleri

Kristian Camilleri

Kristian Camilleri is a lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Science program in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne. He completed his PhD in HPS at Melbourne University in 2005 and has published extensively in the history and philosophy of modern physics. In 2009 he published Heisenberg and the Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: The physicist as philosopher. He has also written on such topics as Galileo's thought experiments, the role of metaphors in science, and the recent debates over string theory. He teaches across a broad range of subjects in the history and philosophy of science, with a particular focus on the history of science, the epistemology of scientific practice, and the relationship between science and religion.

Kristian Camilleri reviews 'The Age of Genius: The seventeenth century and the birth of the modern mind' by A.C. Grayling

January–February 2017, no. 388 21 December 2016
Kristian Camilleri reviews 'The Age of Genius: The seventeenth century and the birth of the modern mind' by A.C. Grayling
The seventeenth century was unquestionably one of the most tumultuous and transformative periods of European history. It was a century that saw Europe ravaged by war and religious conflict, the reimagining of a new political order, the break from the medieval scholastic worldview, and the birth of modern science. In his latest book, A.C. Grayling mounts a case for considering the seventeenth centu ... (read more)