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)!


9 June 2022 – Pavel Gregorić i Dora Ivanišević (ed.), 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.]


International conference “Renaissance Aristotelianism in Southeast Europe” will be held in Zagreb from 22 to 24 September 2022. Keynote speakers: Prof. Luca Bianchi (University of Milano) and Prof. Craig Martin (University of Venice). The list of confirmed speakers is here.


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