The University of Turin and De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Philosophy (Leuven) are glad to invite you to the conference “Providence and free will from the post-Hellenistic age to the Middle ages” that will take place in Turin on June 8th-10th.
The conference will be held in person, but a connection will be made available for those who wish to attend online. To register, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 6th.
Please find the program below.
June 8th, 15.15-18.30: Post-Hellenistic and Patristic Philosophy (I)
Chair: Federico M. Petrucci (Turin)
– Federico M. Petrucci, Pieter d’Hoine and Arianna Piazzalunga: Introduction
– Alexandra Michalewski (CNRS, Paris). Atticus’ Doctrine of Providence: Cosmological and Ethical Issues
– Marco Zambon (Padua). Between Biblical Exegesis and Controversy: Origen’s Doctrine of Free Will (Princ. III 1)
June 9th, 10-13: Post-Hellenistic and Patristic Philosophy (II)
Chair: Ermanno Malaspina (Turin)
– Ursula Coope (Oxford). Proclus on Providence. Contingency and What Depends on Us
– Pieter d’Hoine (Leuven). Divine Knowledge and Knowledge of the Divine in Proclus’ Interpretation of the Parmenides “Greatest Difficulty”
June 9th, 15.30-18.30: The Arabic Middle Ages
Chair: Matteo Di Giovanni (Turin)
– Cristina Cerami (CNRS, Paris). LAverroes on Providence between Physics, Metaphysics and Logic
– Ayman Shihadeh (SOAS, London). Theodicy and Anti-Theodicy in Premodern Arabic Thought
June 10th, 10-13: The Latin Middle Ages
Chair: Pasquale Porro (Turin)
– Antonio Petagine (Rome). Divine Providence and Human Free Will: Thomas Aquinas and the Debate of his Time.
– Amos Corbini (Turin). Divine Providence in the year of the Black Death: Hugolinus of Orvieto vs. Peter Ceffons