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Medieval philosophy

Research

Current research is centered on the following authors:

– Nicholas of Kues (1401 – August 11, 1464).
– Meister Eckhart (c. 1260–c. 1328).
– Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite.

More on the webpage of Jean-Michel Counet.

Conferences, seminars, workshops

¤ Friday May 20, 2011: Philosophy and ordinary language II. Middle Ages and Renaissance

Program (pdf)

09h00: Introduction
09h15: Ysabel de Andia (CNRS, Paris): Logos et négativité. Le langage sur Dieu chez Denys l’Aréopagite
10h00: David Luscombe (Sheffield): Lingua nostra and Pierre Abélard
10h45: Coffee break
11h00: Jean-Michel Counet(UCL) : La problématique du langage chez Thomas d’Aquin
11h45: Joël Biard (Tours-Institut universitaire de France): La norme et l’usage du langage dans la logique du XIVe siècle : le cas de Jean Buridan.
12h30: Lunch
14h00: Thierry Gontier (Lyon 3-Institut universitaire de France): Bacon: un langage pour la science
14h45: Jonathan Molinari (Bologne): La question du langage dans la Philosophie de Pic de la Mirandole
15h30: Coffee break
15h45: Raffaele Carbone (Naples): Les différents niveaux de langage chez Montaigne
16h30: Lorenzo Franceschini (INSR, Florence): Hieroglyphic writings in Giordano Bruno’s works

Where: ISP, Salle du Conseil (Collège Mercier, a124)

Organised by Jean-Michel Counet

¤ Friday April 29, 2011: Medieval philosophy seminar
Richard C. Taylor (Marquette University & KULeuven): Aquinas and 'the Arabs': Arabic / Islamic Philosophy in Thomas Aquinas's Conception of the Beatific Vision in his Commentary on the Sentences IV, 49, 2, 1.
Friday April, 29 at 10 (ISP, Salle du conseil. Collège Mercier, a124). Everyone welcome.

Publications

The collection Philosophes médiévaux is published under the Center's aegis.

New: Alberti de Saxonia Quaestiones in Aristotelis De caelo. Edition critique par Benoît Patar (2008).