Visiting Year: Fall 2022
Project Title: Reading Aristotle's Mind: Marsilio Ficino on Theophrastus on the Intellect
Anna Corrias (Ph.D., Warburg Institute 2014) is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow in the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, and a member of the Cambridge Center for the Study of Platonism. Her work is centered on the Renaissance reception of ancient and late ancient philosophy, with a special focus on the Platonic tradition. She is the author of the monograph The Renaissance of Plotinus: The Soul and Human Nature in Marsilio Ficino’s Commentary on the “Enneads” (Routledge, 2020) and of several articles. She is currently preparing a critical edition, English translation of, and commentary on Marsilio Ficino’s Expositio in interpretationem Prisciani Lydi super Theophrastum (1497), under contract with Oxford University Press with the title Marsilio Ficino and the Platonic Aristotle: The Commentary on Theophrastus. At Notre Dame, she will be conducting research for Chapter 3 of her book, which focuses on Ficino's interpretation of the nous pathêtikos of Aristotle’s De anima III.4.
Host: Denis Robichaud