Session Title

Theology and Philosophy

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Dante Society of America

Organizer Name

Alison Cornish

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Presider Name

Laurence E. Hooper

Presider Affiliation

Dartmouth College

Paper Title 1

"And that bending is love": Dante's Exposition of Aristotle's Desire

Presenter 1 Name

Leonardo Chiarantini

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Paper Title 2

"The Face That Most Resembles Christ": The Matter Of Motherhood for Dante's Holy Family

Presenter 2 Name

Christiana Purdy Moudarres

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Yale Univ.

Paper Title 3

The Geometer's Trinitary Ontology of Dante's Terza Rima

Presenter 3 Name

Catherine Adoyo

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 4

Spherical Radiation, Astral Determinism, and Philosophical Happiness in Dante's Convivium

Presenter 4 Name

Roberto Casazza

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. de Buenos Aires

Start Date

13-5-2017 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1275

Description

These four papers concern the Aristotelian understanding of desire (Purgatorio 18), heterodox ideas about the physical resemblance of Mary and Christ (Paradiso 32), the Trinitarian structure of terza rima, and astral determinism in the Convivio. The papers will feature thinkers such as Avicenna, Averroes, Robert Grosseteste and Roger Bacon.

Alison Cornish

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May 13th, 1:30 PM

Theology and Philosophy

Schneider 1275

These four papers concern the Aristotelian understanding of desire (Purgatorio 18), heterodox ideas about the physical resemblance of Mary and Christ (Paradiso 32), the Trinitarian structure of terza rima, and astral determinism in the Convivio. The papers will feature thinkers such as Avicenna, Averroes, Robert Grosseteste and Roger Bacon.

Alison Cornish