Between Medical Foretelling and Clues' Paradigm: The Splendor of Gerolamo Cardano

Elio De Angelis

Abstract


Reading Cardanos work, with its richness and its modernity, a complex intellectual pattern emerges. The technique of splendor, perfectible and transmissible to others, is only cursorily dealt with, even if Cardano mentions it throughout his whole work. In order to assess its meaning, we have followed Cardanos advice, to inquire minutiae, fragments, reiterating the work on texts.

 

Key words: Cardano - Splendore - Diagnosi - Prognosi - Paradigma indiziario


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