Publications

2023

  • Amos Bertolacci, “«Incepit quasi a se»: Averroes on Avicenna’s Philosophy in the Long Commentary on the De Anima, in Contextualizing Premodern Philosophy: Explorations of the Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, and Latin Traditions. Festschrift Richard Taylor, ed. Katja Krause, Luis Xavier López-Farjeat, Nicholas A. Oschman, Routledge, New York 2023, pp. 408-435.
    (Open Access at
    https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/oa-edit/10.4324/9781003309895/contextualizing-premodern-philosophy-katja-krause-luis-xavier-lópez-farjeat-nicholas-oschman)

  • Amos Bertolacci, “L’anno 1070 a Lucca e altrove: al di fuori dalle mura, al di là dei muri”, Atti del Convegno Internazionale All’ombra di San Martino: storia, arte e devozione, Ente Cattedrale di Lucca, Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca, 24-26 novembre 2021, ed. Annamaria Giusti, Emanuele Pellegrini, in print.

  • Amos Bertolacci, “Cose che nessun occhio ha mai visto né orecchio ha mai udito”: l’escatologia di Avicenna secondo alcuni autori latini del XIII secolo”, Conoscenza e realtà nella storia del pensiero tardo medievale. Studi per Onorato Grassi, in Studi sull’aristotelismo medievale (secoli VI-XVI), 2, 2022, ed. A. Conti, G. Fornasieri, Tab Edizioni, Roma, pp. 79-111, in print.

  • Amos Bertolacci, Dante orientalista? Considerazioni su Edward Said lettore della Divina Commedia”, Proceedings of La mente di Dante. Visioni, percezioni, rappresentazioni, Convegno internazionale di studi, Università del Salento, Lecce, 30 settembre-3 ottobre 2021, in print.

  • Amos Bertolacci, “Inheritance and Emergence of Transcendentals: Albert the Great between Avicenna and Averroes on First Universals", in Medieval Science between Emergence and Inheritance: Albert the Great and His Arabic Sources, ed. K. Krause, R. Taylor, Brepols, Turnhout, in print.

  • Amos Bertolacci, “Ibn Sīnā. Metaphysics", in Philosophy in the Islamic World. Volume 2. 11th-12th Centuries, ed. Ulrich Rudolph, Rotraud Hansberger and Peter Adamson, English Translation by R. Hansberger, Leiden, Brill, in print. [English updated and enlarged translation of “Ibn Sīnā. Metaphysik”, in Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie begründet von F. Überweg, völlig neu bearbeitete Ausgabe herausgegeben von H. Holzhey. Philosophie in der islamischen Welt. Band 2: 11.-12. Jahrhundert. Halbband 2/1: Zentrale und östliche Gebiete, ed. U. Rudolph, R. Würsch, Schwabe & Co, Basel 2021, §1.4.5, pp. 143-159]

  • Amos Bertolacci, “A Distinctive Trait of the Šifāʾ With Respect to Avicenna’s Other Summae: “First Teaching” as a Designation of Aristotle’s Corpus”, Proceedings of the Avicenna Study Group III, ed. A. Lammer, forthcoming.

  • Silvia Di Vincenzo, «The missing logic: Traces of a lost book on hypothetical syllogistic in Avicenna’s Risāla mūǧaza fī uṣūl al-manṭiq» Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 33.1 (2023): in press.

2022

  • Amos Bertolacci, «God’s Existence and Essence: The Liber de Causis and School Discussions in the Metaphysics of Avicenna”, in Reading Proclus and the Book of Causes, Volume III. On Causes and the Noetic Triad, ed. D. Calma, Brill, Leiden-Boston 2022, pp. 251-280.
    (Open Access at https://brill.com/view/title/61293)
    [Proceedings of the Conference "Les traditions grecques, arabes et latines des Elements de Théologie et du Livre des causes", org. Dragos Calma, avec les concours d'Olivier Boulnois, Ph. Hoffmann et Marc Geoffroy Paris, 16 April 2016), Brill, Leiden-Boston 2022, pp. 251-280]

  • Amos Bertolacci, «The Translator’s Cut. Cultural Experience and Philosophical Narration in the Early Latin Translations of Avicenna”, in Premodern Experience of the Natural World in Translation, ed. Katja Krause, Maria Auxent, Dror Weil, Routledge, New York-London 2023 [published 29 June 2022], pp. 303-324.
    (Open Access at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/oa-edit/10.4324/9781003258704/premodern-experience-natural-world-translation-katja-krause-maria-auxent-dror-weil)
    [Proceedings of the conference Berlin, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, 26-27 June 2019, org. Maria Avxentevska, Katja Krause, Dror Weil]

  • Amos Bertolacci, «Avicenna’s Šifāʾ and a Commentary on It in Twenty-five Volumes: the Bodleian Pococke Collection and Faḫr al-Dīn al-Rāzī”, Penser avec Avicenne. De l’héritage grec à la réception latine, en hommage à Jules Janssens, ed. Daniel De Smet, Meryem Sebti, Peeters, Leuven-Paris-Bristol (CT) 2022, pp. 255-282.

  • Amos Bertolacci, Gholamreza Dadkhah, «Avicenna’s Šifāʾ from Safavid Iran to the Mughal Empire: On Ms. Rampur Raza Library, 3476”, Entangled Religions. Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of Religious Contact and Transfer, 13.5, 2022 (“Safavid and Mughal Empires in Contact: Intellectual and Religious Exchanges between Iran and India in the Early Modern Era”).
    Open Access at https://er.ceres.rub.de/index.php/ER/article/view/9638
    [Proceedings of the Conference “Safavid and Mughal Empires in Contact: Intellectual and Religious Exchanges between Iran and India in the Early Modern Period”, Ruhr-University of Bochum, June 07-08, 2018, org. Reza Pourjavady, Kianoosh Rezania].

  • Amos Bertolacci, «Avicenna ed Averroè «spiriti magni»: Dante Alighieri e la cultura araba nella Divina Commedia», Medioevo. Rivista di Storia della Filosofia Medievale, 46, 2021 (Philosophy in Dante’s Works/La filosofia nelle opere di Dante), pp. 145-174 [published in 2022].

  • Amos Bertolacci, «On the Arabic Titles of Aristotle’s Metaphysics: The Case of “Book of Letters”», Quaestio, 22, 2022: For a history (and prehistory) of ontology: Method, lexicon, concepts, ed. Francesco Fronterotta, Alice Ragni, pp. 107-146.

  • Silvia Di Vincenzo, «“A Discipline or Part of a Discipline”: Logic on the Border of Metaphysics and Psychology in Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ», British Journal for the History of Philosophy (online version), 2022: 1-20.

  • Silvia Di Vincenzo, «Theories of Reasoning from Late Antiquity to the Medieval Arabic Tradition: The Syllogistic Arts», The Reasoner 16.4 (2022): 30-31.

(Open Access at http://www.thereasoner.org/ )

  • Silvia Di Vincenzo, «Review of: Avicenna’s Theory of Science. Logic, Metaphysics, Epistemology. By Riccardo Strobino. Pp. xvi, 428, Oakland (CA), University of California Press, 2021, $95» The Heythrop Journal 63.6 (2022): 1200-1201.

  • Germano Gorga & Ginevra Tozzi, «“Da Baghdad a Firenze. Itinerari del sapere sulle orme di Alberto Magno”, 6-7 May 2022, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, Lucca (Italy) - Report of the conference» Bulletin de Philosophie Médiévale 64 (2022), in print.

  • Arturo Mariano Iannace, «1.2. Il gioco: una breve (lunga) storia», Report: New Frontiers in Gaming (available online), 2022: 15-17.

  • Marco Signori, Review essay of ‘Frank Griffel, The Formation of Post-Classical Philosophy in Islam, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2021, pp. x-652’, in «Studi medievali» LXIII/2 (2022), pp. 922-927.