Migrations and Knowledge, a new Research Group

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The 2017 academic recruitment for PHD studies is open!

Are you looking for a PhD in the Humanities fostered by a stimulating learning environment where you can meet students and scholars from different countries and disciplines? Do your studies have a special focus on Renaissance culture, and on the history of early modern philosophy or that of political thought? Are you dreaming about the … Continue reading The 2017 academic recruitment for PHD studies is open!

From practical philosophy to “prudentia civilis”: Strategies of political education in the 16th and 17th century

Panel at the Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting (Chicago, 30 March–1 April 2017). Presenters were Danilo Facca, Matthias Roick, and me, while the chair was Christopher Celenza to whom our warmest thanks for filling his role so wonderfully.   This panel was dedicated to the memory of Professor Merio Scattola, who passed away prematurely … Continue reading From practical philosophy to “prudentia civilis”: Strategies of political education in the 16th and 17th century

An interesting project which deserves our attention: “Aristotelian inspiration in late Renaissance Polish thought. An edition of some texts”

Currently in progress in our institute is the five-year project “Aristotelian inspiration in late Renaissance Polish thought. An edition of some texts”. The aim of this project is to offer an insight into school philosophy in the academies of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth during the first decades of the 17th century. Directed by Danilo Facca, the … Continue reading An interesting project which deserves our attention: “Aristotelian inspiration in late Renaissance Polish thought. An edition of some texts”

Recent seminars at the Institute

"Men and ideas in the Renaissance". Seminar Series  November 25, 2015 Dario Brancato, “The Philosophical Lexicon of Boethius's Consolation: Some Examples from Italian Renaissance Translations” December 4, 2015 Matthias Roick, “Giovanni Pontano and the Renaissance Concept of Prudence” February 17, 2016 Estera Lasocińska, “Epikureizm i jego recepcja w literaturze polskiego renesansu. Marcin Bielski-Mikołaj Rej-Jan Kochanowski” … Continue reading Recent seminars at the Institute

MEN AND IDEAS IN THE RENAISSANCE

Men and Ideas in the Renaissance Seminar Series Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences As part of the activity of our institute devoted to explore the early modern world, a series of international seminars was launched in 2015 involving scholars of Renaissance culture and addressing history, literature and philosophy in … Continue reading MEN AND IDEAS IN THE RENAISSANCE