About IEF - Universidade de Coimbra

The Institute of Philosophical Studies is a Research & Development Unit based in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra that hosts doctorate Philosophy investigators of all origins – while members – and that is opened to all those – as collaborative members – wishing to join the philosophical investigation or deepen it. The Institute of Philosophical Studies supports the training and initiation of young investigators and provides institutional expression and disclosure to the high-end philosophical investigation, in the several dimensions in which Philosophy is still materializing today. It is its conviction that the philosophical meditation and work are a real path to rethink a heritage, think and acknowledge the appeals from today, and provide an answer for the more urgent challenges of an always inquisitive future. With a solid history and an unmatched international expansion, the research work of the Institute of Philosophical Studies is achieved in the several Research Groups, in which all members are organized, promote Conferences, Permanent Seminars in Philosophy, Open Classes, publications and national and international contacts aiming the philosophical exchange of the highest level and accuracy. The Institute of Philosophical Studies welcomes all those who wish to visit or associate with it.

“Centres and Peripheries in the History of Philosophical Thought. Essays in Honour of Loris Sturlese”, Brepols 2021

More information The notions of ‘centre’ and ‘peripheries’ are the two paradigms guiding through a broad analysis of figures, places and topics within the history of philosophy. This volume is an homage to the great intellectual contribution made by Loris [...]

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SIEPM One-to-One Stipend (deadline: September 30, 2021)

More information The SIEPM One-to-One Stipend supports junior researchers (up to and including the postdoc level) to visit and work with a senior researcher. Each year, four Stipends are available. The amount for each Stipend is € 1.500; the total [...]

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Convegno “Le idee divine nella prima scuola francescana di Parigi. Un esame delle fonti greche e latine”, 28-29 settembre 2021 @ Trento

More information Palazzo Paolo Prodi - Via Tommaso Gar 14, Trento - Aula 01 Alla luce del recente interesse per il pensiero della cosiddetta “prima scuola francescana” di Parigi (prima metà del XIII sec.), il convegno è dedicato alla dottrina [...]

By |2021-11-03T12:39:17+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Events & CFP, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Congress “De Cognitione” – VIII Congreso de SOFIME @ University of Porto, 6-8 September 2021

More information On September 6-8, 2021, the Iberian Society for Medieval Philosophy (Sociedad de Filosofía Medieval – SOFIME) will hold at the Faculdade de Letras – Universidade do Porto, Portugal, its 8th International Congress, under the main subject De cognitione. The [...]

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Online International Seminar “The Genesis Of Globalization: History, Geography, Literature, Philosophy”, 22-23 September 2021

More information El Congreso se propone abordar el proceso globalizador a través de una perspectiva eminentemente comparatista. Las diferentes comunicaciones se enmarcan en cuatro ámbitos disciplinarios fundamentales: Historia, Geografía, Literatura y Filosofía. El objetivo es dar cuerpo a una interpretación más completa [...]

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I Simposio Internacional “Entre la Edad Media y la Modernidad: la Ruptura del Espacio en Europa y en el Nuevo Mundo”, Cáceres, 16-17 September 2021

More information The topic: “The Rupture of Space”, alludes to the rupture of the geographical and cultural boundaries that the adventure of the circumference of the Planet led by Magellan and completed by Elcano and financed by the Spanish Crown [...]

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Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy Inaugural Conference – October 3-6, 2021 @ University of Notre Dame

More information This inaugural conference brings together more than 90 scholars from across the country and around the world to share their research. Cosponsors are Department of Philosophy Nanovic Institute for European Studies Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Henkels [...]

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Online conference – “Profiling Saints Understanding the Theological and Cultural Foundations of Catholic Hagiographical Models (1500s–1900s)”

More information In the Catholic Church’s tradition and canon law, canonizations represent the final step of trials aiming to verify the heroicity of virtues and/or the martyrdom of those who died in the odor of sanctity. At the same time, [...]

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Spring School “Schol’Art” 20-26 March 2022

More information At the school of the Scholastics: rereading the theories of arts and letters in the early modern age This collective project developed at the University of Louvain (GEMCA - Group for Early Modern Cultural Analysis) conjugates three disciplines: [...]

“Religious Orders and Their Schools in Early Modern Italy (1500–1800)”, by David Salomoni

More information and purchase In Educating the Catholic People, David Salomoni reconstructs the complex educational landscape that arose in sixteenth-century Italy and lasted until the French Revolution. Over three centuries, various religious orders, both male and female, took on the educational [...]

By |2021-11-03T12:39:17+00:00July 5th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Call for Papers: “‘Superstitio’ from Ancient to Early Modern: Philosophy, Lexicography, and History of Ideas

More information  Call for Papers for the end-2021 issue of Lexicon Philosophicum (deadline: Nov 15, 2021). Lexicon Philosophicum is the flagship journal of ILIESI (Istituto per il Lessico Intellettuale Europeo e Storia delle Idee). It investigates its particular domain – [...]

By |2021-11-03T12:39:17+00:00June 25th, 2021|Events & CFP, News|0 Comments

“The Colleges of Jesus and Arts of Coimbra (1542‒1759)”, by Rui Lobo

Preview This new book (2021) by Prof. Rui Lobo, published by the Editorial do Departamento de Arquitectura da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (edarq), focuses on the history of Jesuit architecture in Coimbra. The Colleges of Jesus and Arts [...]

By |2021-11-03T12:39:17+00:00June 22nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

“«L’essentialisme» wolffien et la métaphysique de la science moderne” @ Collège de France, 24 June 2021

More information Online one-day conference, organized by Claudine Tiercelin. Registration is required to Alexandre Declos: alexandre.declos@college-de-france.fr. En présentant la pensée philosophique de Christian Wolff (1679-1754) en 1990, Michel Puech soulignait que : « L’idée de rechercher la métaphysique de la [...]

By |2021-11-03T12:39:17+00:00June 21st, 2021|Events & CFP, News|0 Comments

“John of the Cross: Carmel, Desire and Transformation” @ St Mary’s University Twickenham, London, 21st – 23rd June 2021

More information Saint John of the Cross remains a major source of Western thought on spirituality, theology and mysticism. He is of continuing relevance in the context of present cultural malaise concerning meaning, purpose, authenticity and God. Compared to Teresa [...]

By |2021-11-03T12:39:17+00:00June 17th, 2021|Events & CFP, News|0 Comments

“Dominican Culture, Dominican Theology” – Online Conference – 29 June – 02 July 2021

More information Annual meeting of IGTM – International Society for the Study of Medieval Theology - Hosted by the Faculty of Theology at the University of Copenhagen. In the high Middle Ages, a novel concept of religious community overran the [...]

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Marco Arosio Award – 11th edition (2021) – Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum

More information Professor Marco Arosio (d. 2009) is well known among Italian Medieval Philosophy scholars for his knowledge and accuracy. Each year the Chair dedicated to his memory awards a cash prize (€ 2000,00 for the present edition) for a [...]

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