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Journée d'étude

Averroes Workshop

New Perspectives on Averroes

Organised by David Wirmer, Jean-Baptiste Brenet, Miriam Rogasch & Fabio Bulgarini
Venue: Alter Senatssaal (Hauptgebäude Universität, Albertus-Magnus-Platz)


27th of September 2023

9h - 9h15 Coffee & Welcome (Andreas Speer, David Wirmer & Jean-Baptiste Brenet)

9h30 - 13h First Panel

  • 9h30 - 10h30: Yassir Mechelloukh (Université Paris 1, INALCO, IFI) - Averroès et l'interprétation du principe « de l'Un ne procède que l'Un » (lā yaṣdur ʿan l-wāḥid illā l-wāḥid)
  • 10h30 - 11h30: Giulio Navarra (Università degli Studi di Foggia) – Again on Ibn Rushd as reader of Alexander of Aphrodisias. The case of On providence.
  • 11h30 – 12h Coffee break
  • 12h - 13h: Matteo Di Giovanni (Università degli Studi di Torino) – Highlights on Matter in Averroes' Metaphysics

13h - 14h Lunch break

14h - 16h Second Panel

  • 14h - 15h: Tamás Visi (Palacký University, Olomouc) – Procreation and substantial form in Averroes' De animalibus
  • 15h - 16h: David Wirmer (Universität zu Köln) - Immanent and Transcendent Causes in Averroes's Biology

16h - 16h30 Coffee break

16h30 – 18h30 Third Panel

  • 16h30 - 17h30: Yoav Meyrav (Universität Hamburg) - The In-Betweens: Supplementary Materials in Hebrew Codices of Averroes's Epitomes, Their Sources, and Their Function
  • 17h30 -18h30: Massimo Perrone (Universität zu Köln) - Michael Scot and the Transmission of Averroes’ Long Commentary on the Physics: Between New Proposals and Open Questions

19h30 - Conference Dinner

28th of September 2023

9h - 9h30 Coffee

9h30 - 13h First Panel

  • 9h30 - 10h30: Fiorella Retucci (Universität zu Köln & Università del Salento) – The Latin Transmission of Averroes’ LC on the Physics: A case of translatio studiorum
  • 10h30 - 11h30: Oded Horezky (Universität zu Köln) – Habitus in Averroes’s Long Commentary on Aristotle’s Physics I.60 (Hebrew) / Prologue to Book III (Latin)
  • 11h30 - 12h Coffee break
  • 12h - 13h: Lucy Pick (University of Chicago) – Translators and collaborators: Samuel Ibn Tibbon and Michael Scott

13h - 14h Lunch break

14 h - 17h30 Second Panel

  • 14h - 15h: Fabio Bulgarini (Universität zu Köln & Università del Salento) – Beyond the Organon: Political and Religious Aspects of Averroes’ Commentary on the Poetics
  • 15h - 16h: Corrado La Martire (Universität zu Köln) - Structure, Method and Intention of Commentaries on Aristotle’s Meteorology I.8: a Comparative Study on Ibn Bāǧǧa and Averroes Treatments of the Milky Way
  • 16h - 16h30 Coffee break
  • 16h30 - 17h30: Reza Pourjavady (Institute of Advanced Studies, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg) – Siding with Averroes against Avicenna: Late Safavid Philosophers on God's Knowledge of Particulars
  • 17h30 - Closing Remarks

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