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Forcada Nogués, Miquel
Full-time lecturer
Department of Classical, Romance and Semitic Languages, UB
mforcada@ub.edu
 

 

Miquel Forcada’s teaching activities covers the history of science, namely on Science and Civilisation in the Arabic and Islamic World at graduate and postgraduate level. In his research, he specialises in the history of Arabic science in Al-Andalus: ethnoastronomy, cosmological doctrines, the social history of science and the interaction between philosophy and science, especially in the fields of the natural and medical sciences.

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9411-6973

Informació de contacte
Departament of Classical, Romance and Semitic Languages, office  E1.15
Faculty of Philology
Historic Building UB
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585
08007 Barcelona
ext. 35704


Research interests
History of Arabic science, philosophy and medicine
Arabic culture, history and literature


PhD dissertations supervised
Saidi, Rachid (2013)
Natâ’iy al-afkâr fî Rawdat al-azhâr de Abû ‘Abd Allâh Muhammad al-Habbâk. Comentario de la uryûza Rawdat al-azhâr fî ‘ilm waqt al-layl wa-l-anhâr de Abu Zayd al-Yâdirî; Edición y estudio.

Castells Criballés, Margarida (2011)
La traducció llatina de l'Alcorà de Robert de Ketton (s. XII) en confrontació a l'original àrab: context, anàlisis i valoració.

Bellver Martínez, José (2007)
Críticas a Ptolomeo en el siglo XII: el caso del "Islah al-Mayisti" de Yabir b. Aflah


Main publications (last five years)
https://ub.academia.edu/MiquelForcada
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Miquel_Forcada

Forcada, Miquel (in press) The reception of Galen after Ibn Sīnā (11th-12th centuries). In: Bouras-Vallianatos, Petros (ed) Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Galen. Leiden, Brill, 13 pp.

Forcada, Miquel (2017) Books from Abroad: the Evolution of Science and Philosophy in Umayyad al-Andalus, Intellectual History of the Islamicate World, 5 (1-2): 55-85.

Forcada, Miquel (2017) Saphaeae and Hayʾāt: The Debate between Instrumentalism and Realism in Al-Andalus. Medieval Encounters, 23 (1-5): 263-286.

Forcada, Miquel (2015) Astrology in al-Andalus during the 11th and 12th centuries: between religion and philosophy. In: Burnett, Charles; Greenbaum, Dorian Gieseler (eds) From Māshā’Allāh to Kepler. The Theory and Practice of Astrology in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Ceredigion, Sophia Centre Press / University of Wales, pp. 149-176.

Forcada, Miquel (2014) Ibn Bajja on Tasawwur and Tasdiq: Science and Psychology. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 24: 103-126.

Forcada, Miquel; Loinaz, Teodoro (2014) Farmacología y método: las notas de Ibn Bâjja a “De simplicium medicamentorum temperamentis ac facultatibus” (Ta`âlîq fî l-adwiyat al-mufrada). In: García Sánchez, Expiración (ed) Ciencias de la Naturaleza en al-Andalus. Textos y Estudios IX. Granada, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, pp. 31-112.

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