The Gate to Reality: Aristotle on Perception in De anima II 12
Klaus Corcilius (University of California, Berkeley, University Tübingen)

April 28, 2021, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Postgraduate Program Logics and Metaphysics, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro




Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

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Klaus Corcilius began his studies of philosophy and Greek in the universities of Hamburg and Dublin (1996 to 2001). After that he completed a doctorate at the Humboldt University in Berlin (2001 to 2006), where he worked as a research assistant at the Humboldt University in Berlin (2005-2006), and then went on to work as an assistant professor for ancient philosophy at the University of Hamburg (2009-2011) and as an Associate Professor of Philosophy in University of California at Berkeley (2011-2016) before  joining the University of Tübingen (2016-*).

Professor Corcilius is the author of three books – Streben und Bewegen. Aristoteles’ Theorie der animalischen Ortsbewegung (2008), AristotelesDe anima. Einführung, griechischer Text von Aurelius Förster (2017) and AristotelesDe motu animalium (2018, with Oliver Primavesi) –, as well as of several book chapters and several papers mainly on Aristotle and Plato that have appeared in Archiv für Geschichte der PhilosophieLogical Analysis and History of PhilosophyOxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy and Phronesis.

His current research focuses on issues in Aristotle’s and Plato’s theories of cognition and biology.

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