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The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History University of San Francisco (USF) The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core focus on the social and cultural history of Christianity in [...]

By | January 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

“Matter” and its semantic correlations. Some Ancient and Modern Examples

Online event and a first step in the research project by Elena Rapetti, Savina Raynaud and Nicoletta Scotti according to the D.1 line grants (2019-20), financed by Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and undertaken in its Philosophy Department under the title [...]

By | January 7th, 2021|Events & CFP, News|0 Comments

“Nutrition and Nutritive Soul in Aristotle and Aristotelianism”, ed. by Giouli Korobili and Roberto Lo Presti

More information and purchase This volume, published by De Gruyter within the series "Topics in Ancient Philosophy" is a detailed study of the concept of the nutritive capacity of the soul and its actual manifestation in living bodies (plants, animals, [...]

By | December 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Baroque Metaphysics. Studies on Francisco Suárez”, by Simone Guidi

Download | More information and purchase This book collects six unpublished and published academic studies on the thought of Francisco Suárez, which is addressed through accurate textual analyses and meticulous contextualization of his doctrines in the Scholastic debate. The present [...]

By | December 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Descartes and the Ingenium. The Embodied Soul in Cartesianism”, ed. by R. Garrod and A. Marr

More information and purchase Edited by Raphaële Garrod (Oxford) and Alexander Marr (Cambridge), “Descartes and the Ingenium” tracks the significance of embodied thought (ingenium) in the philosophical trajectory of the founding father of dualism. The first part of the book [...]

By | December 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Miguel Venegas and the Earliest Jesuit Theater”, by Margarida Miranda

More information and purchase In Miguel Venegas and the Earliest Jesuit Theater, Margarida Miranda takes a fresh look at the origins of Jesuit theater and provides a detailed account of the life and work of Miguel Venegas (1529–after 1588) within the [...]

By | October 15th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Les Passions de l’âme et leur réception philosophique”, edited by Giulia Belgioioso and Vincent Carraud

More information and purchase Les Passions de l'âme is Descartes's last published work. When it appeared in 1649, both in Amsterdam and in Paris, the philosopher was already in Stockholm, invited by Christine of Sweden. Yet, it is for sure [...]

By | September 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Revisiting Plato’s Parmenides”, edited by Maria do Céu Fialho and António Manuel Martins

More information and free download This book presents a collection of selected essays from the papers presented to the international conference on Plato’s Parmenides on the occasion of the 2nd Meeting of the Mediterranean Section of the International Plato Society [...]

By | September 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Escritos sobre escravidão”, by Lúcio Álvaro Marques and João Paulo Rodrigues Pereira

More information and free download "Escritos sobre escravidão" ("Writings on Slavery") is a new publication (203 pp. in Portuguese), by Lúcio Álvaro Marques and João Paulo Rodrigues Pereira. It collects several modern works (16th-19th century) on slavery, mainly from Jesuit [...]

By | August 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Portuguese / Latin Edition of the Cursus Conimbricensis – Vol. 2: “Ethica”

More information and purchase Among all the Commentaries on the ‘Nichomachean Ethics’ by Aristotle, the Jesuit Coimbra Commentary (16th Century), written by Manuel de Góis, as a part of the widely known Jesuit Coimbra Commentaries (1592-1606), has its particularities. It [...]

By | August 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Os jesuítas e o ensino da astrologia no colégio de Santo Antão 

Seminário História dos Jesuítas | 14 de Julho de 2020 18h30 - Brotéria Falar de astrologia no contexto da história dos Jesuítas parece estranho, quase absurdo. É aliás frequentemente assumido que a Sociedade de Jesus era completamente oposta a tais [...]

By | July 14th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Francisco Suárez. Metaphysics, Politics and Ethics”, ed. by Mário Santiago de Carvalho, Manuel Lázaro Pulido, Simone Guidi

More information and free download This volume publishes the Proceedings of the 1st International Meeting "Thinking Baroque in Portugal" (26-28 June 2017), which dealt with the metaphysical, ethical and political thinking of Francisco Suárez. Counting on the collaboration of some [...]

By | July 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Dicionário do Curso Filosófico Conimbricense”, by Mário Santiago de Carvalho

More information and purchase With more than five-hundred entries, the present Dictionary (published, in Portuguese, by Palimage) is the result of one of the multiple lines of research carried out by the Institute for Philosophical Studies at the University of [...]

By | June 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Skepticism in Philosophy. A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction”, by H. Lagerlund

More information and purchase In this book, Henrik Lagerlund offers the first complete history of what is perhaps the most famous of all philosophical problems: skepticism. As the first of its kind, the book traces the influence of philosophical skepticism [...]

By | June 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Portuguese / Latin Edition of the Cursus Conimbricensis – Vol. 1: “Comentários aos ‘Parva Naturalia’”

More information and purchase Aristotle's work known under the Latin name Parva Naturalia had an undeniable, international philosophical fortune. Among all the comments that this text knew, the most relevant is surely that made in Coimbra, in the 16th century, by [...]

By | May 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Active Cognition. Challenges to an Aristotelian Tradition”, ed. by Véronique Decaix and Ana María Mora-Márquez

More information and purchase This edited work is edited by Véronique Decaix and Ana María Mora-Márquez, and published by Springer in 2020. The book draws on a range of contributed expertise to trace the fortune of an Aristotelian thesis over [...]

By | March 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments