Niccolò Guicciardini

Niccolò Guicciardini Corsi Salviati (born 28 May 1957 in Firenze) is an Italian historian of mathematics. He is a professor at the University of Bergamo, and is known for his studies on the works of Isaac Newton.[1][2]

Guicciardini obtained his Ph.D. in 1987 under the supervision of Ivor Grattan-Guinness.[3]

In 2011 he was awarded the Fernando Gil International Prize for the Philosophy of Science.[4]

Selected publications

  • Isaac Newton on mathematical certainty and method,[5] 2009
  • "Did Newton use his calculus in the Principia?", Centaurus Vol. 40, pp. 303–344, 1998
  • "Newton's method and Leibniz's calculus", 2003


  1. "Niccolò Guicciardini Corsi Salviati : CV" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-04-10.
  2. Niccolò Guicciardini. "Isaac Newton on Mathematical Certainty and Method | The MIT Press". Retrieved 2015-04-10.
  3. "The Mathematics Genealogy Project - Niccolò Guicciardini". Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-04-10.
  4. "Fernando Gil International Prize 2013 for the Philosophy of Science". 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2015-04-10.
  5. Dunlop, Katherine (2011-01-01). "Review of Isaac Newton on Mathematical Certainty and Method, Niccolò Guicciardini". HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. 1 (2): 359–364. doi:10.1086/659400. JSTOR 10.1086/659400.
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