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VMs: Re: Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz

Additional information/references to Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz that may
be of interest:

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume III:

Galileo Project, Catalog of the Scientific Community:

Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson:


Epistolario con Atanasio Kircher: (reference)

Spanish: (drawings)



Achitectura Obliqua: (towards the bottom; search on Caramuel)

On Caramuel de Lobkowitz, Metametrica
Pastine, Dino. Juan Caramuel: Probabilismo ed Enciclopedia. Florence: La
Italia, 1975. 27-152.  (http://www.ubu.com/papers/cp_bio.html)

Monsignor Caramuel: (synopsis of a novel by Luciano Patetta)

A document written by Caramuel:
AUTHOR Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Juan de
TITLE Ad Petrum Gassendum epistola, qua significat Germanos protestantes
ad amplectendam fidem catholicam longe
promptiores futuros illa ipsis opinione detracta, non licere cuiquam
esse catholico nisi qui Papam infallibilem et
oecumenico concilio superiorem agnoscat
URL http://gallica.bnf.fr/scripts/ConsultationTout.exe?O=n073577
SITE Gallica - Bibliothèque nationale de France
NOTES Dpr of an undated edition; downloadable pdf and tiff formats

 Pétr DVORAK. Charles University, Prague/Palacky University, Olomouc.
Currently working towards a PhD on the formal and philosophical logic of
Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz. Email : peterdvorak@xxxxxxx

Dana Scott

Rene Zandbergen wrote:

> --- Jorge Stolfi and Luis Velez wrote:
> >     > I'm trying to find a copy of the letters
> > between Caramuel/Marci
> >     > (unpublished) and Caramuel/Kircher... these
> > last were published in:
> >     > "Juan Caramuel. Su epistolario con Atanasio
> > Kircher, S.J., in: Revista de
> >     > filosofía XII/44 (1953), 101-47"
> >
> > Several such letters are avaliable in the Carteggio
> > Kircheriano site.
> > In particular, I remember seeing letters of Caramuel
> > to Kircher where
> > JC describes or uses binary notation, discusses
> > Hebrew and Arabic with
> > AK, and also tests AK's universal language by
> > transtaling it into half
> > a dozen languages.
> The main source is the article by Cenyal which is
> quoted above, but didn't the people in Madrid,
> who had us confused about Barchius / Bachusen,
> also study Caramuel?
> What little I know about him comes form several
> articles of John Fletcher. Caramuel was rather
> excentric, and elusive too, since Marci and/or
> Kircher used to complain about never being able
> to locate him. Caramuel survived Marci by a few
> years.
> I never found out what his precise relationship
> was to the big Lobkowitz family, of whom one
> famous proponent was a patron of Jacobus de
> Tepenec. But of course, not too much should
> perhaps be made of this, since it was all a small
> world really.
> I think there are further biographical details
> on the web.
> Cheers, Rene
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