Publié le March 30, 2020 | Updated on March 30, 2020

Gianni Paganini: Clandestine Philosophy

New Studies on Subversive Manuscripts in Early Modern Europe 1620 - 1823

Clandestine Philosophy examines the circulation and consequences of 'clandestine philosophical manuscripts', a genre that flourished in the eighteenth century and included forbidden works such as erotic texts, political pamphlets, satires of court life and of the nobility, forbidden religious texts, and books about alchemy and the occult.

Editors : Paganini, Gianni; Jacob, Margaret C.; Laursen, John Christian
Book available in Open Access
  • Editor
    University of Toronto Press
  • Author(s)

    Gianenrico Paganini is a professor of history of philosophy at the University of Piedmont Orientale, at Vercelli and is a member of the research center of the Academia dei Lincei in Rome. He is a specialist of the 17th and 18th centuries’ philosophy and was a 2018-2019 fellow of the Collegium de Lyon.