“Scholastica colonialis: Reception and Development of Baroque Scholasticism in Latin America in the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries” has recently been awarded financial support by CAPES, one of the most important Brazilian agencies supporting research. The project launches a long-term, exhaustive investigation of the development of Baroque Scholastic philosophy in Latin America during the colonial period.

About the Scolastica Colonialis Project


The Members

In Brazil: Roberto Hofmeister Pich - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre.

Alfredo Santiago Culleton - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, São Leopoldo.


In Chile: Santiago Orrego Sánchez - Pontifícia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago.

In Peru: Sandro R. D'Onofrio - Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Peru, Lima.


In Portugal: José F.P. Meirinhos - Gabinete de Filosofia Medieval, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, Porto.

In Spain: Ángel Poncela González and José Fuertes Herreros - Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca.​

Within each of these groups there are a number of graduate students who would be capable of assisting in the project.


Kent Emery Jr. - Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame, USA.

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