Lectures and talks on

premodern philosophy

and science.

Every Friday (almost).

After lunch.


Friday, 26 April 2019, Room 231

LYDIA SCHUMACHER (King’s College London), “The De anima tradition in Early Franciscan Thought: A Case Study in Avicenna’s Reception”


Friday, 3 May 2019, Room 231

YAEL KEDAR (Tel Hai College), “Species and matter in De multiplicatione specierum


Friday, 10 May 2019, Room 231

DAVID CORY (University of Notre Dame), “Matter and Body as Correlative Principles in Thomas Aquinas”


Friday, 17 May 2019,  Room 231

THOMAS HARB (HU Berlin), “Seeing Dark Things: How the epistemology of matter differs from the epistemology of privation”


Tuesday, 11 June 2019, Room 231

GIOULI KOROBILI (HU Berlin), “Aristotle and Roger Bacon on Matters of Experimental Inquiry”


Friday, 14 June 2019, Room 231

MEAGAN ALLEN (Indiana University Bloomington), “The problem of attribution: Roger Bacon as the author of the later chapters of the Epistola de secretis operibus artis et naturae


Friday, 21 June 2019, Room 231

MATTIA CIPRIANI (FU Berlin), “From Theory to Practice in Medieval Science: the Case of Thomas of Cantimpré’s Liber de Natura Rerum


Tuesday, 5 July 2019, Room 231

ABEL ARAVENA ZAMORA (Universidad de Playa Ancha), “Teaching Philosophy in Colonial Chile: Jesuit Manuscripts of Colegio Máximo San Miguel (18th century)”