Antonio Schinella Conti

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Antonio Schinella Conti (1677 – 1749) was an Italian historian, mathematician, philosopher and physicist.

He was known as Abbé Conti (in Italian, Abate Conti) and is famous for having been the intermediary, in England in 1715–16, in the Leibniz-Newton calculus controversy.[1]


  1. ^ H. G. Alexander, ed., The Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence (Manchester University Press, 1956), Appendix B.1: "Leibniz and Newton to Conti", pp. 184–188.