I have reorganised the page on medieval and Renaissance psychological sources putting the items in an alphabetical order. A link to Agostino Nifo’s De anima was also added.
Tag Archives: Renaissance
Research seminar in Helsinki
From the website of the research group “Philosophical Psychology, Morality and Politics”:
Friday, 30 January, 12-15 (Auditorium IX, Main Building, Unioninkatu 34, 3rd floor)
Imagination from Aquinas to Hobbes
Friday, 27 February, 12-15 (Auditorium IX, Main Building, Unioninkatu 34, 3rd floor)
Madness and Morality
Friday, 20 March, 12-15 (Lecture room 6, Aleksanterinkatu 7, 6th floor)
Christopher Shields (Oxford), Aquinas’s moral psychology
Thursday, 16 – Friday, 17 April
Sources and resources of political life in early-modern Europe
Quentin Skinner (keynote speaker), Ronald Asch, Martin van Gelderen, Mark Goldie, Catherine Larrère, John Robertson, Richard Serjeantson, Sari Kivistö, Virpi Mäkinen, Sami-Juhani Savonius-Wroth, Mikko Tolonen.
Friday,15 May, 12-15 (Auditorium XI, Main Building, Unioninkatu 34, 3rd floor)
Tobias Hoffmann (CUA), Free decision in Aquinas
The seminar is open.
Juan Luis Vives
Lorenzo Casini has written an entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on this remarkable Spanish humanist. Vives was both a learned scholar and popular among his contemporaries. Even the reformer Philip Melanchthon recommended Vives’ De anima et vita in the prefatory letter of his own work on psychology.
Updates in Renaissance commentaries pages
I have recently added several items on the “Medieval and Renaissance Psychological Sources” -page and also to the pages on Renaissance ethics, economics and politics. The additions to the latter pages are visible in the comments, which are located the the bottom of those pages.