Structures of Materiality: 
Roger Bacon and the
Conundrum of Prime Matter

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Summer Semester 2019


The De anima tradition in Early Franciscan Thought: A Case Study in Avicenna’s Reception

by Lydia Schumacher (King’s College London)


Species and matter in Roger Bacon’s De multiplicatione specierum

by Yael Kedar (Tel Hai College)


Matter and Body as Correlative Principles in Thomas Aquinas

by David Cory (Notre Dame)


Seeing Dark Things: How the epistemology of matter differs from the epistemology of privation

by Thomas Valentin Harb (HU Berlin)


From Theory to Practice in Medieval Science: the Case of Thomas of Cantimpré’s Liber de Natura Rerum

by Mattia Cipriani (FU Berlin)


Teaching Philosophy in Colonial Chile: Jesuit Manuscripts of Colegio Máximo San Miguel (18th century)

by Abel Aravena Zamora (Playa Ancha)