“Croatian Renaissance Aristotelianism – New Era in Thinking the Past” is a research project at the Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb, financed by the Croatian Science Foundation (IP-2018-01-4966) for the period between December 2018 to November 2022.

Our research focuses on three authors: Antun Medo (Dubrovnik, 1530.-Dubrovnik, 1600.?), Nikola Vitov Gučetić (Dubrovnik, 1549.-Dubrovnik, 1610.) and Matija Frkić (Krk, 1583.-Padova, 1669).

The following works of these authors will be explored, translated, commented upon or edited : 

– A. Medo, In librum duodecimum Metaphysicae Aristotelis expositio, Venetiis, 1598. [metaphysics]

– A. Medo, Quaedam animadversiones in Praedicabilia Porphyrii, in quibus probatur plura esse errata quam verba, si cum puritate philosophiae Aristoteles conferantur, quae puritas a nemine unquam intelligetur praedicabilibus Porphyrii non explosis, Venetiis, 1600. [logic]

– N. Gučetić, Discorsi sopra le Metheore d’Aristotele, ridotti in dialogo, e divisi in quattro giornate, Venetiis, 1584. [natural philosophy]

– N. Gučetić, Breve compendium in duo prima capita tertii de anima Aristotelis, manuscript in Bib.Urb. (sign. 1449, kod. 1606). [psychology]

– N. Gučetić, Commentaria in primum librum artis rhetoricorum Aristotelis, rukopis u Bib.Urb. (sign. 1219, kod. XVI-XVII); editio princeps W. Potthoff (2006). [rhetoric]

– M. Frkić, Vestigationes peripateticae, Padova, 1639, with special attention on Book I: On creation from nothing [metaphysics] and Book VI: On separate form [pscyhology].