It is with great sadness that we learnt the passing of one of my mentors last week. This came as a shock to me, weren’t we only recently planning a small get-together here in Zürich for him to visit us and meet our daughter? Time passes too fast and too often we think that there [...]
When Joël and I launched Mediaevaliter.com as a platform that should act as a link between philosophy scholars across the world in general and for medieval scholars in particular, the time – 2005 – hadn’t been right.
What had been thought of as a scholarly version of Facebook, along the lines of what Academia.edu is [...]
La British Academy accueille un nouveau Corresponding Fellow: Bravo à Alain de Libera britac.ac.uk/fellowship/ele…
— Joel Lonfat (@arsedendi) August 15, 2012
With our heartfelt congratulations, Alain. Excellent news and a huge honour indeed. Slainte!
On the 2nd of June, Joël went to Paris to present a research paper on “Averroès, Thomas d’Aquin et Gilles de Rome à propos de la localisation de l’espèce intelligible” at the international research project ‘Aquinas and the Arabs‘ led by Prof. Richard Taylor (Marquette University, US).
The conference has now been made available [...]
Dear friends and family, we wish you a happy and blessed Christmas feast. With 2011 and all its challenges and new discoveries almost done, we hope that this year has still left you with a few smiles, surprises and loves that made the turbulences worthwile.
For 2012 we would like [...]
Joël had his moment of glory which solicited a sharp intake of breath, followed by a hearty ‘Gosh’ when he got an email by John O’Connor from Blackfriars telling him that he was on the Hall’s index page.
He wasn’t joking as this little article here, figures really in the ‘latest news’ section of [...]
After some tech wizing and obscure conjuring, I’ve managed to put the old link list back up here with the old imaginative category titles and all seems to work fine.
We will spend the next weeks of crawling through the list and finding links that don’t work and updating it. If you have submissions [...]
After a long stretch with no scientific occupation or paid post, Joël has finally found ways and means to make one of his wishes true: becoming a fellow at Oxford.
We even have proof of the matter. While I am really sorry to have to say goodbye to my idyll which consisted [...]