Jesuit scholar and polymath, lived May 2, 1601?–27 November 1680.
Athanasius Kircher Links, with a Geoscience Bias
An annotated and categorized link directory.
The Birth of the Machine: Raymundus Lullus and His Invention
Synopsis of an address by Werner Künzel, in which he discusses Lullus's logic machine, its use and abuse by Athanasius Kircher, and its influence on Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
Kircher, Athanasius
Celebrated for the versatility of his knowledge and particularly distinguished for his knowledge of the natural sciences, b. 2 May, 1601, at Geisa, a small town on the northern bank of the Upper Rhone (Buchonia); d. at Rome, 28 Nov., 1680.
Wikipedia: Athanasius Kircher
Article discussing Kircher's life, works and influence, with bibliography and reference section.
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