Therese Cory, 2017–2018 | National Humanities Center

Therese Scarpelli Cory (NHC Fellow, 2017–18)

Project Title

Aquinas's Metaphysics of Intellect: Being and Being-About

University of Notre Dame

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2017–18

Therese Scarpelli Cory made substantial progress on the introduction and four chapters to her book Aquinas's Metaphysics of Intellectual Being: Being and Being-About. She also worked on five articles including "Self-Knowledge and Reditio Completa: Two Mid-13th-Century Interpretations of the Liber de causis, prop. 15 (Roger Bacon, Ps-Henry of Ghent)" for Proclus's Elementatio and the Liber de causis, edited by Marc Geoffroy and Dragos Calma; "Graeco-Arabic Theories of Light and Color (Aristotle, Avicenna, Averroes), and Their Reception in Medieval Paris, 1240s-50s" for a Festschrift for Richard Taylor, edited by Katja Krause and Luis Xavier López-Farjeat; ''Aquinas's Philosophy of the Human Person" for The Oxford Handbook of the Reception of Aquinas, edited by Matthew Levering and Marcus Plested; "Identity of Intellect and Intelligibles in the Greek Tradition;" and "From First Principles to Ultimate Conjunction in Averroes" with Katja Krause.