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In Other Words: Translating Philosophy in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

In Other Words: Translating Philosophy in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries /
In altre parole. Tradurre filosofia fra Quattro e Cinquecento
Organizers: D.A. Lines and A.L. Puliafito, University of Warwick (Coventry),
Arden House Conference Centre, 10–12 May 2017

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017
9:45 Welcome Coffee
9:50 Welcome and Introduction: David Lines and Anna L. Puliafito
Session I: Philosophical Translation
Chair: David Lines
10:00 Keynote: James Hankins (Harvard University), Translating Greek Political Terminology in the Renaissance
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Enrico Roggia (Université de Genève), Ficino e l’autotraduzione del De amore: appunti linguistici
12:00 Sara Miglietti (Johns Hopkins University), New Perspectives on Self-Translation in Renaissance Europe
12:30 Discussion, prefaced by response of Catherine König-Pralong (Universität Freiburg)
Chair: Brenda Hosington
14:15 Keynote: David Lines (University of Warwick), Translating Aristotle in the Renaissance: Problems and Research Perspectives
15:15 Coffee Break
15:45 Violaine Giacomotto-Charra (Université Bordeaux Montaigne), Lambert Daneau as a Translator: the Physique françoise and the Pseudo-Aristotle’s Traitté du monde (Peri kosmou)
16:15 Paula Olmos (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Translation Among Other Deuteronomic Genres in the Sixteenth-Century: Spanish Samples of Philosophical Literature
16:45 Coffee Break
17:00 Micha Lazarus (University of Cambridge), Anonymous to this Day: Aristotle and the Question of Verse
17:30  Discussion, prefaced by response of Susan Bassnett (University of Warwick)

Thursday, 11 May 2017
9:45 Bryan Brazeau (University of Warwick), VARI 2.0. Relaunching the Database
Session II: Genres ❧ Contexts
Chair: Anna L. Puliafito
10:00 Keynote: Jean-Louis Fournel (Université Paris 8 et Institut Universitaire de France), L’aristotélisation de Machiavel et Guichardin dans la France des guerres civiles de religion: une question linguistique?
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Alessio Cotugno (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia), Traduzione e imitazione nel Dialogo della Retorica di Sperone Speroni: percorsi linguistici e tematici
12:00 Laura Refe (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia), Gli apparati paratestuali come coordinate di lettura nei volgarizzamenti aristotelici del Cinquecento italiano
12:30 Discussion
Session III: Natural Philosophy
Chair: Marco Sgarbi
14:15 Keynote: Dario Tessicini (University of Durham), Translation and/as Metaphrasis. Genres and Forms of the Vernacular Reception of Aristotle’s Natural Philosophy
15:15 Coffee Break
15:45 Cecilia Muratori (University of Warwick), Reading and Translating Hands: Aristotle and Renaissance Chiromancy
16:15 Eva Del Soldato (University of Pennsylvania), What’s in a Verb? The Story of a Word in Translation in Meteorology II between Latin and Vernaculars
16:45 Coffee Break
17:00 Matteo Cosci (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia), Aristotelian Cometary Theory in Translation: Ideas on Comets’ Formation from mid Sixteenth-Century Vernacular Prose to Galileo Galilei’s Reception
17:30 Discussion

Friday, 12 May 2017
Session IV: Rhetoric ❧ Poetics ❧ Moral Philosophy
Chair: Simon Gilson
10:00 Keynote: Jill Kraye (The Warburg Institute, London), Translating Pseudo-Aristotelian Moral Philosophy: Giulio Ballino’s Vernacular Version of On the Virtue and Vices 
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Bryan Brazeau (University of Warwick), Translating Failure: Hamartia in Sixteenth-Century Poetic Commentaries
12:00 Anna L. Puliafito (University of Warwick), “Abbracciare la dottrina di Aristotele”, or Translating beyond Translations: Bartolomeo Cavalcanti’s Retorica (1559)
12:30 Discussion
Chair: Paul Botley
14:15 Eugenio Refini (Johns Hopkins University), The Philosopher, the Humanist, the Translator, and their Readers
14:45 Marco Giani (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia), Nicomachean Ethics in Venetian Disguise: Paolo Paruta’s Della Perfettione della Vita Politica (1579)
15:15 Closing Discussion, prefaced by response of Simon Gilson (University of Warwick)
15:45 Farewell Coffee

*Registration for this event is required; you can register for individual days rather than the whole conference.

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Thu 16 February 2017, 08:31 | Tags: translation, Renaissance philosophy, Aristotelianism