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Albert the Great on the Human Being: An Interdisciplinary Colloquium

Aprile 28 - Aprile 29

Albert the Great on the Human Being

An Interdisciplinary Colloquium

The imago Dei – Epistemology – Man as social animal – Virtue and human finality – Contemplation and beatitude

28-29 April 2023

Location: University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Language: French and English (Script available in English)

 

Programma

Friday, 28 April 2023

9:00 | Welcome Addresses

Session 1: Imago Dei

9:15 | Isabelle Moulin (University of Strasbourg) | Le vestige comme l’“autre” image chez Albert le Grand

9:45 | Sebastien Milazzo (University of Strasbourg) | L’imago Dei dans le traité De angelorum creatione

10:15 | Discussion

10:45 | Break

Session 2: The Limits of Nature

11:00 | Fabio de Gregorio (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) | Albert the Great’s Physics of the Human Soul in Judah Romano’s Commentary on Genesis 1,1-2,4 (1330)

11:30 | Amos Bertolacci (Scuola IMT Alti Studi, Lucca) | Strategies of Human Divinization: Avicenna and Albert the Great

12:00 | Discussion

12:30 | Lunch

Session 3: Platonic Themes

15:00 | Alessandra Beccarisi (Università degli Studi di Foggia) | Neoplatonic Theories in Albert the Great’s Gospel of Matthew

15:30 | Dominic Dold (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) | Albert the Great on Meno’s Paradox

16:00 | Discussion

16:30 | Break

Session 4: Epistemology

16:45 | Paul D. Hellmeier (LMU, Munich) | Of Bats and Eagles. What they See and what they Do Not See: Two Key Metaphors for Human Knowledge in Albertus Magnus

17:15 | Thérèse Scarpelli Cory (Univ. of Notre Dame, USA) | The Self-knowing Soul in Albert the Great

17:45 | Discussion

18:30 | End of Day 1

 

Saturday, 29 April 2023

Session 5: Empirical Knowledge

9:00 | Katja Krause (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) | Albert and Scientific Experience

9:30 | Paloma Hernández Rubio (Univ. Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico) | Grasping the Naked Individual: Albert the Great on Common Sensation in De homine

10:00 | Discussion

10:30 | Break

Session 6: The Social Animal

11:00 | Hans-Joachim Schmidt (University of Fribourg) | Social Cohesion and the Defense of Private Life

11:30 | Bernhard Blankenhorn (University of Fribourg) | L’homme comme être social et ecclésial selon Albert le Grand

12:00 | Discussion

12:30 | Lunch

Session 7: Virtue and Perfection

14:45 | Tobias Hoffmann (Sorbonne, Paris) | Albert the Great’s Early Account of Prudence

15:15 | Tracy Wietecha (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) | Becoming a Moral Subject: civilitas in Albert the Great’s Ethical Commentaries

15:45 | Discussion

16:15 | Break

Session 8: God and Human Knowledge

16:30 | Franklin Harkins (Boston College) | Divine Providence and Human Knowledge in Albert’s Super Iob

17:00 | Meghan Duke (Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.) | God’s Infinitude in Albert’s Thought on the Beatific Vision

17:30 | Discussion

18:00 | Concluding Remarks and Discussion of Future Steps

18:30 | End of the Colloquium

 

Organization

Bernhard Blankenhorn, OP (Universitè de Fribourg)

Katja Krause (Max-Planck-Institut for the History of Science)

 

Click here to download the flyer (pdf), which includes contact information.

 

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Inizio:
Aprile 28
Fine:
Aprile 29
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Luogo

Fribourg
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Lingua
English, French
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