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Aristotle and Early Modern Philosophy

This workshop is part of the activities of the OZSW Study Group in Early Modern Philosophy and it has been funded by the OZSW and the Faculty of Philosophy at Groningen.


11.00: Frans de Haas (Leiden):
“Aristotle's psychology and the role of Alexander of Aphrodisias in its reception in Late Antiquity”

11.45: Discussion
12.30: Lunch

14.00: Helen Hattab (Houston):
“Aristotelianism and Atomism Combined: Gorlaeus on Knowledge of Universals”

14.45: Discussion
15.30: Break

15.40: Marco Sgarbi (Venice):
“Aristotelian Mechanics and the Scientific Revolution”

16.25: Discussion
17.10: Break

17.20: Martin Lenz (Groningen):
"What lurks beneath words? Some Aristotelian heritage in early modern linguistic theory"

18.05: Discussion
18.50: Conclusions

Attendance is free and all participants are welcome. However, for logistical reasons, registration is strongly encouraged (to register, please send an email to

Contact persons

Laurens van Apeldoorn (
Andrea Sangiacomo (

When & Where?

Wednesday 24th June 2015, 11 am - 7 pm
University of Groningen - Faculty of Philosophy - Room Alpha
Oude Boteringestraat 52 - Groningen

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