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What we do

F. Bacon, 'Novum Organum', cover page, detail
F. Bacon, 'Novum Organum', cover page, detail

The Groningen Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Thought aims to foster research and academic cooperation intended to investigate how medieval legacies affected the shaping of early modern thought and how modernity developed in new original ways medieval themes and problems.

The Centre promotes research able to uncover the multifaceted nature of medieval and early modern philosophical debates, their interconnections with other areas of the history of philosophy and science, and how their legacy might still affect today’s philosophical debates.

Upcoming events
Call for Papers

Andrea Sangiacomo: The normalisation of natural philosophy: How teaching practices shaped the evolution of early modern science (ERC Starting Grant, 2019-2024)

Andrea Sangiacomo: Rewriting Nature: studying the early modern scientific vocabulary in the Republic of Letters with word2vec.

Tamer Nawar: "Relativism in Ancient Philosophy" (NWO – Veni scheme, 2017-2021)

Doina Cristina Rusu: "Manipulating Spiritual Matter. How Did Early Modern Science Become Experimental?" (NWO – Veni scheme, 2016-2020)

Lodi Nauta: The Spinoza Prize project

Last modified:15 April 2019 4.39 p.m.