IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 254: Nicholas of Cusa, II: Cusanus and the Mendicants

Monday 6 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Cusanus Society of UK & Ireland
Organiser:William P. Hyland, School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
Moderator/Chair:Luca Burzelli, Classe di Lettere e Filosofia, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Paper 254-aMeister Eckhart and Nicholas of Cusa on Determinatio
(Language: English)
Antonio Dall'Igna, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Scienze dell'Educazione Università degli Studi di Torino
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Philosophy, Religious Life, Theology
Paper 254-bRe-Evaluating the Franciscan Roots of Nicholas of Cusa's Coincidence of Opposites
(Language: English)
Simon Burton, Wydział 'Artes Liberales', Uniwersytet Warszawski
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Philosophy, Religious Life, Theology
Paper 254-cCusanus's Use of Bonaventure in His Sermons
(Language: English)
William P. Hyland, School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
Index terms: Religious Life, Sermons and Preaching, Theology
Abstract

This session will contribute to the ongoing process of understanding the role that late medieval thinkers from the various mendicant traditions (in this case Dominican and Franciscan) influenced both the philosophical underpinnings of Cusanus’ speculative theological thought and practical aspects of his presentation of Christian devotion and moral responsibility.