My current research on 12th century logic

My research focuses on medieval theories of modality and modal logic, with a particular attention to 12th century logical debates. My doctoral thesis offers a major reassessment of Peter Abelard’s theory of necessity and possibility, presenting it as being far more uniform and consistent than was until now recognized, and providing a deeper understanding of... Continue Reading →

Presenting the “Philo-Diffusione” project

The project “Philo-diffusione” aims to establish a collaboration between academic researchers and high-school teachers of philosophy courses. The project aims at promoting the knowledge of new aspects of philosophical academic research in the high-school curriculum, by creating new didactic units on underrepresented philosophical topics, by practicing these units in classes and by uploading these new didactic... Continue Reading →

Copenhagen, April 2018. “Modalities in the 12th century”

The Known & The Unknown Exploring Twelfth-Century Philosophy Conference on the twelfth-century commentaries on Aristotle, Boethius and Porphyry with a particular focus on the anonymous and to a large extent unedited material from the period. Speakers Chris Martin (University of Auckland) Caterina Tarlazzi (University of Geneva) Yukio Iwakuma (Fukui Prefectural University) Irene Binini (University of... Continue Reading →

Parma, March 2018. “Strategie medievali contro il determinismo logico”.

Lunedì 26 marzo, Irene Binini (University of Freiburg) terrà un seminario dal titolo “Strategie medievali contro il determinismo logico”. Il seminario si svolgerà in Aula Frege alle ore h. 12:30. E’ il terzo appuntamento del progetto “IDEE IN BOZZA”, il primo ciclo trasversale di seminari di filosofia organizzato da studenti  e dottorandi dell’Università di Parma. Il calendario di “IDEE IN BOZZA” è reperibile qui. ABSTRACT... Continue Reading →

SILFS Triennal International Conference, Bologna, June 2017.

Giovedì 22 giugno, dalle ore 14.30 alle ore 17.00, si terrà a Bologna il simposio di logica medievale: “Goat-stags, Chimeras and Other Fantastic Creatures. Empty Terms and Existential Import in Medieval Logic“. Il simposio è inserito all’intero della conferenza internazionale SILFS 2017, di cui è possibile consultare l’intero programma online al sito: http://www.silfs.it/silfs-2017-programme/ Qui sotto la descrizione... Continue Reading →

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