TEACHING ETHICS AT EARLY MODERN UNIVERSITIES, 1500-1700 Warsaw, Polish Academy of Sciences, 14-15 June 2018 CALL FOR PAPER PDF version: CFP_TEACHING ETHICS Philosophical histories of ethics normally concentrate on eminent figures of the canon. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, these figures (one might think of practical wisdom of Erasmus or Michel de Montaigne, as well as new setting of moral … Continue reading CALL FOR PAPER
Sorgente: Migrations and Knowledge, a new Research Group
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!
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
1956-2016. Our Institute celebrates 60 years of outstanding research activity with a full calendar of events. Among them is a very special one of which we are extremely proud: Professor ENRICO BERTI is going to delight us with his lecture "The Relevance of Aristotle’s Philosophy Today". Long live Ifis PAN!
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”
"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