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La Fisica di Aristotele nel Medioevo

What’s better than a symposium on Aristotle’s Physics in the Middle Ages? Well, that it will take place in Rome! And I will give a talk there, finally going back to the Eternal City. Jokes aside, this symposium organised by gorgeous Cecilia Panti is going to be uniquely amazing. (And what a fantastic poster!)

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Remembering Boethius

Today is a special day. I spent four years in Pavia as graduate student and postdoctoral researcher, and Boethius’s mortal remains in San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro became a constant, intimate presence during that time. There would be plenty of reason for which Boethius should be duly celebrated in this day. He is the ‘noble’ father of medieval philosophy, and his writings and translations shaped the philosophical debate for centuries. As a man of letters, his Consolatio has been the basis on which myriads of pupils will study, through the Middle Ages and up to the present time. As a learned intellectual, he felt the urgency to contribute to the Christian theological debate, and he did so by writing memorable pages that marked a milestone for the subsequent history of theology and philosophy.  And finally, as a statesman, his intellectual honesty costed his own life.

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VII Congreso de SOFIME: De Relatione

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On November 14-16, 2016, the Spanish Society for Medieval Philosophy (SOFIME) will hold at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona its 7th International Ibero-American Congress on the Occasion of Ramon Llull’s Seventh Centenary: De Relatione.

You can download HERE the preliminary programme of the congress.