Events organized by the project


April 21-22, 2022: Workshop on Prolegomena material

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March 18-19, 2021: Opening Workshop

Thursday, March 18

14:00 Opening
14:15 Kestutis Daugirdas (Emden): Between Middle Ages and Modernity: Physics and Astronomy in the Period of Reformed Scholasticism
15:00 Andreas Beck (Leuven): The Reception of Late Scholastic Thought in Early Modern Reformed Theology
15:45 Break
16:15 Peter Opitz (Zurich): Heinrich Bullinger’s View of the Middle Ages
17:00 Ueli Zahnd (Geneva): Martin Bucer’s First Theological Program and its Late Medieval Background


Friday, March 19

14:00 Jeffrey Witt (Baltimore): Text Publication as "Knowledge Representation" and the Potential for New Perspectives on the Long Scholastic Tradition.
14:45 Arthur Huiban (Geneva): Faith and Reason in the Palatinate: The Debate on the Status of Logic in Theology (Late 16th – Early 17th Century)
15:30 Break
15:45 Simon Burton (Edinburgh): Scottish Reformed Scotism: A Fruitful But Contested Paradigm
16:30 Giovanni Gellera (Geneva): Towards a Geography of Reformed Scholastic Philosophy: Scotland, France and the Schulmetaphysik
17:15 Break
17:30 Jacob Schmutz (Louvain): From the Distinction of Divine Attributes to the Separation of Human Powers. The Puritan Contribution to Eighteenth Century American Constitutional Thought
18:15 Closing Remarks

Events attended to by team members


Feb 11-13, 2021

Cognitive Issues in the Long Scotist Tradition, South Bohemia University, České Budějovice

  • Giovanni Gellera: Univocity of being, Cartesianism and “proto-idealism” in Johannes Clauberg (16221665)
  • Arthur Huiban: Melanchthon’s Loci communes on free will: a Scotist criticism of Scotism?
  • Ueli Zahnd: The Epistemological Limits of Religious Images. On the Scotist Sources of a Reformed Theological Tenet

Dec 4-5, 2020

The Quodlibet of John Duns Scotus: Doctrine, Sources, and Influence (digital conference organized by the University of Bonn) [no presentations by ADP]

Oct 15-17, 2020

Reformation Readings of Paul, University of Zurich

  • Arthur Huiban: Calvin’s commentary on Rom 1,18-23: Natural Knowledge of God and Atheist’s inexcusability
  • Ueli Zahnd: Early Basel Readings of Romans: Wolgang Capito and Johannes Oecolampad