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Maria Bettetini
Maria Bettetini is Professor of History of Philosophy at the IULM, Milan. Translator and editor of numerous works of Saint Augustine (inter al. the Confessions, De musica, De magistro, De mendacio and De ordine). She has made a special study of the aesthetics of vision and has researched the ancient and medieval origins of several key themes in contemporary thought, such as mathematical models of the Universe, the function of language, the relationship between lying and truth and the status of the image. She has published recently on medieval fiction, the roots of iconoclasm, and a brief history of lying. Her main publications are: Breve storia della bugia. Da Ulisse a Pinocchio (Milano 2001); Figure di verità. La finzione nel Medioevo occidentale (Torino 2004); Contro le immagini. Le radici dell'iconoclastia (Roma-Bari 2006).



Friday19September2008

Morning

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Against images

Iconoclasm and the West
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