Laura Anna Macor

Macor-Foto,  November 19, 2018
Position
Associate Professor
Academic sector
M-FIL/06 - HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
Research sector (ERC)
SH5_12 - Ethics; social and political philosophy

SH6_12 - History of ideas, intellectual history, history of science and techniques

SH5_13 - History of philosophy

SH5_11 - Metaphysics, philosophical anthropology; aesthetics

SH5_2 - Theory and history of literature, comparative literature

Office
Palazzo di Lettere,  Floor T,  Room T03b
Telephone
045 802 8686
E-mail
lauraanna|macor*univr|it <== Replace | with . and * with @ to have the right email address.

Office Hours

La docente riceve regolarmente ogni settimana e, a fronte dell'emergenza Coronavirus, invita le/gli studenti a contattarla via mail per fissare un appuntamento su Zoom: sarà sua cura trovare le modalità più opportune per corrispondere in maniera efficace alle esigenze di ciascuno.

Curriculum

Laura Anna Macor è Professore Associato di Storia della Filosofia e nel 2018 ha ottenuto l’abilitazione a professore di prima fascia nello stesso settore scientifico-disciplinare. Si è formata presso la Scuola Normale Superiore, l'Università di Pisa e l'Università di Padova, e nel corso degli anni ha ricevuto prestigiosi finanziamenti individuali, tra cui una Alexander von Humboldt-Fellowship presso la Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt e una Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship presso la Oxford University. È stata inoltre Visiting Fellow presso la School of Advanced Study (SAS) della University of London e Land Niedersachsen Fellow presso la Herzog August Bibliothek (HAB) Wolfenbüttel. Nel 2007 ha vinto il Premio di Filosofia “Viaggio a Siracusa” per la migliore tesi di dottorato, e nel 2014 il Premio Ladislao Mittner del Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) per meriti scientifici in ambito di filosofia tedesca e meriti culturali nella promozione del dialogo tra Italia e Germania. Tra il 2016 e il 2018 è stata Ricercatrice di Storia della Filosofia presso il Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia dell'Università di Firenze, e nel giugno 2019 è stata Visiting Professor presso l’Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für die Erforschung der Europäischen Aufklärung (IZEA) della Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, dove tornerà tra novembre e dicembre 2021 grazie a un nuovo finanziamento della Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung. Si occupa di filosofia moderna, nello specifico di illuminismo e pensiero tedesco del XVIII secolo, da una prospettiva interdisciplinare che coinvolge in particolare letteratura, teologia e storia della lingua.

Laura Anna Macor is Associate Professor of History of Philosophy, and in 2018 she obtained the Habilitation as Full Professor in the same field. She studied at the Scuola Normale Superiore, the University of Pisa and the University of Padua. Over the years she has received prestigious individual awards, including an Alexander von Humboldt-Fellowship at the Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship at the University of Oxford. She has also been Visiting Fellow at the School of Advanced Study (SAS) of the University of London and Land Niedersachsen Fellow at the Herzog August Bibliothek (HAB) Wolfenbüttel. In 2007 she was awarded the Philosophy Prize “Viaggio a Siracusa” for the best PhD dissertation, and in 2014 the Ladislao Mittner Prize of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) for her research achievements in the field of German philosophy and her meritorious efforts to promote the cultural dialogue between Italy and Germany. In 2016-2018 she served as Assistant Professor of History of Philosophy at the Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia of the University of Florence, in June 2019 she was Visiting Professor at the Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für die Erforschung der Europäischen Aufklärung (IZEA) of the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, and in November-December 2021 she will be Humboldt-Fellow at IZEA again. She is interested in early-modern philosophy, with a special focus on the Enlightenment and eighteenth-century German thought, which she deals with from an interdisciplinary perspective open particularly to literature, theology and the history of language.
 
Research interests
Topic Description Research area
German classic philosophy Study of (post-)Kantian philosophy, with particular focus on the genesis and early development of the idealistic systems following the methodology of "Konstellationsforschung". Roots and contemporary cultures
HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY: GENERAL HISTORY
Philosophy and literature in German culture Study of the interaction between philosophy and literature in modern and contemporary German culture: authors (e.g.: Lessing, Schiller, Hölderlin, H. v. Kleist), relationship between poetry and philosophy, literary genres, rhetorical strategies. Roots and contemporary cultures
HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY: GENERAL HISTORY
Enlightenment Interdisciplinary study of the Enlightenment as a European and transnational movement as well as local phenomenon, basing on the methodologies of the history of ideas/concepts and intellectual history, and also taking theology, literature and the history of language into consideration. FROM RENAISSANCE TO ENLIGHTENMENT
The early modern terminology of "care". Diachronic and comparative investigation into the early modern development of the following key terms relating to "care", with special focus on the German area: Sorge/cura/epiméleia, Bestimmung/vocatio-destinatio/érgon-tàxis-epaggelìa, Betrachtung/meditatio/meléte, (Aus)Übung/exercitium/àskesis. Roots and contemporary cultures
HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY: GENERAL HISTORY



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