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Fabrizio Bigotti

Fabrizio Bigotti

Fabrizio Bigotti (Rome 1982) is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for the History of Medicine of the Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg as well as Honorary Research Fellow at the College of Humanities of the University of Exeter. He is also a Corresponding Fellow of the Italian Academy for the History of Medicine (Accademia di Storia dell’Arte Sanitaria, Classe di Scienze Biologiche, Rome) and Honorary Research Fellow of the Studio Firmano for the History of Medicine and Science (Fermo).

Fabrizio Bigotti studied at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” where, in 2012, he achieved a PhD (summa cum laude) with a thesis on Galenic medicine and its impact on Renaissance natural philosophy. He held several research positions at the Warburg Institute – University of London, the University of Exeter, the Folger Institute and Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, the Edward Worth of Dublin and the University of Bucharest.

As a historian and philosopher of science, with a specialization in the history of early modern medicine and technology he has published widely, both in Italian and English, on the history of Renaissance philosophy and science.