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Matteo Di Giovanni

Assistant Professor

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St. Catherine of Siena Hall 133


Ph.D. - Graeco-Arabic and Islamic Studies Yale University

Ph.D. - Philosophy Scuola Normale Superiore

Brief Biography:

Matteo Di Giovanni holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy, and a Ph.D. in Graeco-Arabic and Islamic Studies from Yale University. He has previously served as Assistant Professor of Late-Ancient and Arabic Philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität of Munich, Germany. He has been visiting scholar at University College London, the Thomas Institut of Cologne University, and the Institut Français d’Etudes Arabes of Damascus, Syria.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Medieval Arabic Philosophy and Classical Arabic Textual Studies.

Selected Publications:

Di Giovanni, M. (2018) In Peter Adamson, Matteo Di Giovanni (Ed.), Averroes, Philosopher of Islam. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press

Di Giovanni, M. Adamson, P. (2018) Interpreting Averroes: Critical Essays. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press

Di Giovanni, M. (2017) In Amos Bertolacci, Agostino Paravicini Bagliani (Ed.), Philosophy Incarnate: Ibn Rushd’s ‘Almohadism’ and the Problem of God’s Omniscience. Florence,: SISMEL, Edizioni Del Galluzzo

Di Giovanni, M. (2017) Averroè. Rome: Carocci

Di Giovanni, M. Primavesi, O. (2016) In Christoph Horn (Ed.), Who Wrote Alexander’s Commentary on Metaphysics Λ? New Light on the Syro-Arabic Tradition. Boston, MA: De Gruyter

Di Giovanni, M. (2012) In John Marenbon (Ed.), Averroes and Philosophy in Islamic Spain. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press

Di Giovanni, M. (2011) In Margaret Cameron, John Marenbon (Ed.), Averroes and the Logical Status of Metaphysics. Leiden: Brill

Di Giovanni, M. (2011) Motifs of Andalusian Philosophy in the Pre-Almohad Age. Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale.209-234.

Di Giovanni, M. (2011) In Peter Adamson (Ed.), Substantial Form in Averroes’s Long Commentary on the Metaphysics. London, UK: Warburg Institute