The Medieval Institute presents a lecture by Rémi Brague, Professor Emeritus of Medieval and Arabic Philosophy at the University of Paris I. A reception will follow the lecture.
Each year the Medieval Institute graduate students organize a lecture, inviting a scholar to speak and conduct a subsequent graduate seminar; Professor Emeritus Brague will be the fifteenth speaker in the series.
Brague is Professor Emeritus of Medieval and Arabic Philosophy at the Sorbonne (Université Paris I) and the former Romano Guardini Chair of Philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He has been Visiting Associate Professor at Pennsylvania State University, John Findlay Visiting Professor at Boston University, Hans-Georg Gadamer Visiting Professor at Boston College, and Visiting Professor at the Universidad de Navarra (Pamplona) and the Università San Raffaele (Milan). He is a member of the Institut de France and was the 2012 recipient of the Joseph Ratzinger Prize. He is the author of numerous books on classical and medieval philosophy, culture, religion, literature, and law, including Europe, la voie romaine (1992), La Sagesse du monde: Histoire de l’expérience humaine de l’univers (1999), Introduction au monde grec. Études d’histoire de la philosophie (2005), La Loi de Dieu. Histoire philosophique d’une alliance (2005), Au moyen du Moyen Âge. Philosophies médiévales en chrétienté, judaïsme et islam (2006), Modérément moderne (2014), and Le Règne de l’homme: Genèse et échec du projet moderne (2015).