Welcome to the web-page of the research project “Croatian Renaissance Aristotelianism – A New Era in Thinking the Past” (CRANEtp), funded by the Croatian Science Foundation (IP-2018-01-4966)!

International conference “Renaissance Aristotelianism in Southeast Europe” will be held in Zagreb on 22 and 23 September 2022. Keynote speakers are Prof. Paul Richard Blum (Loyola University/University of Olomouc) and Prof. Craig Martin (University of Venice). [Programme] [Abstracts]

July 2022 – Pavel Gregorić and Dora Ivanišević (eds.), Aristotel: Metafizika XII – Antun Medo: Tumačenje dvanaeste knjige Aristotelove Metafizike (Zagreb: Institut za filozofiju, 2022). [Edition, translation and commentary of Aristotle’s Metaphysics XII and of Antonius Medus’ In librum duodecimum Metaphysicae Aristotelis expositio (Venetiis, 1598).]

June 2022 – Pavel Gregorić and Dora Ivanišević (eds.), Porfirije: Uvod (Predikabilije) – Antun Medo: Neke primjedbe o Porfirijevim Predikabilijama (Zagreb: Institut za filozofiju, 2022). [Edition, translation and commentary of Porphyry’s Isagoge and of Antonius Medus’ Animadversiones in Preaedicabilia Porphyrii (Venetiis, 1600).]

5 March 2022 – Ivana Skuhala Karasman, “Matija Frkić o intelektu i besmrtnosti duše”, Prilozi za istraživanje hrvatske filozofske baštine 47/1(93) (2021), str. 33–46. [pdf]

15 February 2022 – Martino Rossi Monti, “Un altro giro. Meteorologia e teorie dell’eterno ritorno tra Medioevo e Rinascimento”, Bruniana&Campanelliana 27 (2021), 99-116.

On 8 December 2021 two on-line lectures were given on meteorology in Renaissance philosophy, by Prof. Roberto Bondi from the University of Calabria (“Comete, arcobaleni, maree. I ‘Meteorologica’ di Aristotele secondo Telesio”), and Dr. Martino Rossi Monti from the Institute of Philosophy (“Un altro giro. Meteorologia ed eterno ritorno tra Medioevo e Rinascimento”).

On 19 November 2021, an international workshop on linguistic features of Renaissance Latin texts took place at the Institute of Philosophy (Zagreb, Croatia), with on-line participation via MS Teams. The main speaker at the workshop was Marianne Pade, Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Aarhus (Denmark).

20 April 2021 – Gorana Stepanić, “Nikola Vitov Gučetić (1549 – 1610): Hands and Manuscripts”, Collquia Maruliana 30 (2021), 243-257. English abstract

11 May 2020 – Martino Rossi Monti, “Paulus Scalichius His thought, sources, and fortune”, Prilozi za istraživanje hrvatske filozofske baštine 45/2 (2019), 339-382. 

4 February 2020 — Encyclopedia entry “Croatian Renaissance Philosophy“, written by Luka Boršić, Ivana Skuhala Karasman and Pavel Gregorić is published in the Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy (ed. Marco Sgarbi, Springer Verlag) . The manuscript of the entry, in the version accepted for publication, can be accessed here.

17 December 2019 — Pavel Gregorić and Ivana Skuhala Karasman gave a talk “Nikola Vitov Gučetić between Platonism and Aristotelianism” in the series of colloquia of the Institute of Philosophy. 

3-17 June 2019 — Exhibition on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Matija Frkić’s death (1583 – 1669) in the Library of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Zagreb