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Causation in geometry according to the Pseudo-Aristotelian treatise De Lineis Insecabilibus

Grant number: 18/02035-0
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Philosophy
Principal Investigator:Marco Antônio de Ávila Zingano
Grantee:Marco Antônio de Ávila Zingano
Visiting researcher: António Pedro Sangreman Proença de Marcelino Mesquita
Visiting researcher institution: Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:15/05317-8 - Theories of causation and human agency in ancient Greek philosophy, AP.TEM


The main objective of this visit is to thoroughly discuss the pseudo-Aristotelian treatise De Lineis Insecabililus (dated most likely from the III century aC). As a result, it will be produced a Portuguese translation of the text based on a renewed reading of the extant manuscripts. A the same time, prof. Mesquita will take part in all the activities organized by this Research Project, and participate as lecturer as well to the seminars of prof. Marconzingano (AU)