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Gasparo Contarini’s Vernacular Letters on Free Will and Predestination

Gasparo Contarini’s Vernacular Letters on Free Will and Predestination · The paper examines two letters written in the vernacular by Gasparo Contarini. The topics of these letters touched the very heart of the religious debate of the time. The first letter on free will was sent to Vittoria Colonna on November 13, 1536 and published … Continue reading

I am associate professor of history of philosophy and vice-provost for communication and development at the Università Ca' Foscari, Venice. 

I have been the PI of the ERC Starting Grant 2013 on "Aristotle in the Italian Vernacular: Rethinking Renaissance and Early-Modern Intellectual History (c. 1400–c. 1650)".

I will be Alexander von Humboldt experienced research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte in 2020-2021.

I have been a Jean-François Malle-Harvard I Tatti Fellow at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies; Frances A. Yates Short-Term fellow at the Warburg Institute.

I am the editor of Philosophical Readings, a four-monthly on-line journal, and of the Bloomsbury Studies in the Aristotelian Tradition. I am part of the editorial board of Lo SguardoEstudios Kantianosphilosophy@lisbon, Etica & Politica.

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