Father Joseph Bayma


Mathematician and scientist. He entered the Society of Jesus on 5 February 1832. Exiled from Italy in 1860, he took refuge at Stonyhurst, England, where he wrote his Realis Philosophia. He is best known for his Molecular Mechanics, a metaphysical mathematical work dealing with the constitution of matter. In 1868 Bayma left England for California, where he taught mathematics for many years at Santa Clara and published several scientific text-books.



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  • “Father Joseph Bayma“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 November 2019. Web. 21 June 2021. <>