Delphine Bellis is a postdoctoral researcher of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) at Ghent University, Belgium. Her research mainly focuses on Descartes, Gassendi, and early modern optics and matter theory.
Daniel Garber is Stuart Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Princeton University, USA. He has written widely on issues relating to the history of philosophy and science in the early modern period. His books include Descartes’ Metaphysical Physics, Descartes Embodied, and Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad. With Michael Ayers, he is the co-editor of the Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy.
Carla Rita Palmerino is full Professor in the History of Modern Philosophy at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Her research mainly focuses on early modern theories of matter and motion and she has published several articles on Gassendi’s natural philosophy.