Domenico Bertoloni Meli

Domenico Bertoloni Meli

Professor, History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

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  • Goodbody Hall 130
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  • Ph.D., History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University, 1988


Domenico Bertoloni Meli received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in the History and Philosophy of Science in 1988. He has received many fellowships and grants, most recently a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. He has also been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, worked at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science in Berlin, and received fellowships and grants from Indiana University, the Dibner Institute, the National Science Fioundation, the Wellcome Trust for the History of Medicine, and Jesus College, Cambridge.

Professor Bertoloni Meli has widespread research interests, including the mathematical and medical disciplines from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, especially mechanics and anatomy. His most recent book is Mechanism, Experiment, Disease: Marcello Malpighi and Seventeenth-Century Anatomy (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011).