Quotes by Giambattista Vico

About Giambattista Vico:

Giovan Battista is recognized as one of the greatest Enlightenment thinkers. He criticized the expansion and development of modern rationalism and was an apologist of classical antiquity. Vico is best known for his magnum opus, the Scienza Nuova of 1725, often published in English as New Science.

Author Bio

  • NameGiambattista Vico
  • Descriptionphilosopher, rhetorician, historian and jurist from Italy
  • AliasesGianbattista Vico; Giovan Battista Vico
  • BornJune 23, 1668
  • DiedJanuary 23, 1744
  • CountryItaly
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Writer
  • WorksThe New Science