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IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 1134: Matter in the Natural Philosophy of Albertus Magnus

Wednesday 3 July 2019, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:International Albertus Magnus Society (IAMS)
Organiser:Franklin T. Harkins, Department of Theology & Religion, Durham University
Moderator/Chair:Irven Resnick, Department of Philosophy & Religion, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Paper 1134-aIs the Female Embryo a Proper Human?: Albertus Magnus's Natural Philosophy between the Universal and the Singular
(Language: English)
Evelina Miteva, Philosophisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Philosophy
Paper 1134-bAlbertus Magnus on Providence and Its Workings in Nature: The Case of Plants
(Language: English)
Amalia Cerrito, Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del sapere, Università di Pisa
Index terms: Philosophy, Science, Theology

This session, sponsored by the International Albertus Magnus Society, seeks to investigate various aspects of Albertus's understanding of matter in the broad context of his natural philosophy, including matter and the generation of forms, matter vis-a-vis the universal and the particular, and the role of matter in change and mutation.