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Fri Sep 5 2003

Confs: Historical Linguistics/Leuven, Belgium

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  1. michele.goyens, Aristotle's 'Problemata' in different times and tongues

Message 1: Aristotle's 'Problemata' in different times and tongues

Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2003 04:05:07 +0000
From: michele.goyens <>
Subject: Aristotle's 'Problemata' in different times and tongues

Aristotle's 'Problemata' in different times and tongues 

Date: 30-Oct-2003 - 31-Oct-2003
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Contact: Mich�le GOYENS
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Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: Historical Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Within the framework of the research project 'From source- to
goal-language in the Middle Ages : expressing motion and change in the
medieval translations of Aristotle's Problemata', this workshop is
organized in order to initiate a research community around Aristotle's
Problemata. For this first exploratory meeting, we will bring together
researchers occupied with this treatise, from the viewpoint of
philology, - including the Greek, Latin, and French tradition -,
history or linguistics. 


Thursday 30 October

10.00 Welcoming address by A. VAN DE PUTTE, dean of the Institute of
10.10 P. DE LEEMANS (F.W.O.-Vlaanderen / K.U.Leuven) & M. GOYENS
(K.U.Leuven), Introduction
10.30 J. CADDEN (University of California), Preliminary Observations
on the Place of the Problemata in Medieval Learning
11.10 Break
11.30 B. SHARPLES (University College London) & S. Kapetanaki
(University of Athens), Pseudo-Alexander or Pseudo-Aristotle, Medical
Puzzles and Physical Problems
12.10 L. FILIUS (Universiteit Leiden), The genre Problemata in Arabic
12.50 Lunch break
14.30 F. GUICHARD-TESSON (Lyc�e de France, Montr�al), Evrart de Conty,
m�decin, commentateur et po�te, � la fin du XIVe si�cle
15.10 A. BLOEM (K.U.Leuven), A la recherche de la subjectivit� dEvrart
de Conty: un commentateur juch� sur les �paules dAristote?
15.50 Break
16.10 Ph. J. VAN DER EIJK (University of Newcastle), The movements of
the mind. Kinetic and static accounts of mental activity according to
the Problemata
16.50 M. FREDRIKSSON (K.U.Leuven), The expression of movement and
change in the Latin translation of Pseudo-Aristotles Problemata

Friday 31 October 

9.30 G. FEDERICI-VESCOVINI (Universit� degli Studi di Firenze),
LExpositio Problematum Aristotilis de Pierre dAbano
10.10 M. VAN DER LUGT (Universit� Paris 7), Medieval Latin
commentaries and adaptations of the pseudo-aristotelian Problemata
10.50 Break
11.10 I. VENTURA (Universit� degli Studi di Salerno), Aristoteles fuit
causa efficiens huius libri. On the reception of Pseudo-Aristotles
Problemata in Late Medieval encyclopaedic culture
11.50 G. DUMAS (Universit� de Sherbrooke), Savoir m�dical et
vulgarisation: les sources dans la traduction des Probl�mes dAristote
par Evrart de Conty
12.30 Lunch break
14.00 J. DUCOS (Universit� de Bordeaux), Lecture et vulgarisation du
savoir aristot�licien : les gloses dEvrart de Conty
14.40 C. BOUCHER ( �cole Pratique des Hautes �tudes, Paris), Et ceste
ymaginacion nay je pas ailleurs veue escripte ne oye. La nouveaut�
dans le Livre des Probl�mes dEvrart de Conty.
15.20 Break
15.40 J. MONFASANI (State University of New York at Albany), George of
Trebizonds Critique of Theodore Gazas Translation of the Aristotelian
16.20 P. DE LEEMANS (F.W.O.-Vlaanderen / K.U.Leuven) & M. GOYENS
(K.U.Leuven), Conclusions
16.40 Closing of the workshop by L. MELIS, dean of the Arts faculty
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