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personal data approved: 2016. VII. 12.
Personal data
name Anna Somfai
year of birth 1963
name of institution
doctoral school
KEE Doctoral School of History (Academic staff member)
Contact details
E-mail address Somfaiaceu.hu
phone number +36 1 327-3000/2198
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1998
discipline to which degree belongs history
institution granting the degree University of Cambridge (to be translated)
Employment
2009 - Central European University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 1
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 0
students who obtained their degrees:
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area Ancient and late antique philosophy and science, medieval science, medieval manuscript studies. Cognitive science, cognitive philosophy. Visual thinking.
research field in which current research is conducted history
philosophy
Publications
2011

Somfai Anna: The Liber Floridus in the Encyclopaedic Tradition: Philosophical and Scientific Diagrams in Context, Liber Floridus 1121. The World in a Book, ed. Karen De Coene, Martine De Reu, Philipple De Maeyer, Ghent, pp. 75-89
type of document: Book chapter/Part of Handbook
language: English
2011

Somfai Anna: ‘The Liber Floridus in the Encyclopaedic Tradition: Philosophical and Scientific Diagrams in Context’, in Liber Floridus 1121. The World in a Book, ed. Karen De Coene, Martine De Reu, Philippe De Maeyer, Ghent, pp. 75-89
type of document: Part of book/Fejezet szerkesztett könyvben (to be translated)
language: English
2008

Somfai Anna: Calcidius, Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: The Greek Tradition and Its Many Heirs, ed. Paul T. Keyser & Georgia L. Irby-Massie, Routledge, pp. 203-204
type of document: Book chapter/Part of Handbook
language: English
2008

Somfai Anna: Isidore of Seville, Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: The Greek Tradition and Its Many Heirs, ed. Paul T. Keyser & Georgia L. Irby-Massie, Routledge, pp. 445-445
type of document: Book chapter/Part of Handbook
language: English
2008

Somfai Ann: ‘Calcidius’ and ‘Isidore of Seville’ entries in Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: The Greek Tradition and Its Many Heirs,, ed. Paul T. Keyser & Georgia L. Irby-Massie, Routledge, pp. 203-204
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
2005

Somfai Anna: The Brussels gloss: a tenth-century reading of the geometrical and arithmetical passages of Calcidius’s Commentary (ca. 400 AD) to Plato’s Timaeus, Scientia in margine. Études sur les marginalia dans les manuscrits scientifiques du moyen âge à la renaissance, ed. D. Jacquart, Ch. Burnett, Geneva, pp. 139-169
type of document: Book chapter/Part of Handbook
language: English
2004

Somfai Anna: Calcidius’s Commentary to Plato’s Timaeus and its place in the commentary tradition: the concept of analogia in text and diagrams, Philosophy, Science and Exegesis in Greek, Arabic and Latin Commentaries, ed. P. Adamson, H. Baltussen, M. W. F. Stone, in 2 vols, (Supplement to the Bulletin of the Institute Of Classical Studies 83), 1-2, London, pp. 203-220
type of document: Book chapter/Part of Handbook
language: English
2003

Somfai Anna: The nature of daemons: a theological application of the concept of geometrical proportion in Calcidius’ Commentary to Plato’s Timaeus (40d-41a), Ancient approaches to the ‘Timaeus’ (Supplement to the Bulletin of the Institute Of Classical Studies 78), ed. R. Sharples, A. Sheppard, London, pp. 129-142
type of document: Book chapter/Part of Handbook
language: English
2002

Somfai Anna: The Eleventh-Century Shift in the Reception of Plato’s Timaeus and Calcidius’s Commentary, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 65, pp. 1-21
type of document: Journal paper/Study paper
language: English
2001

Somfai Anna: Hildegard of Bingen: the vision of power and the power of vision, Issues in Medieval Philosophy: essays in honor of Richard C. Dales, ed. N. van Deusen, Ottawa, pp. 97-120
type of document: Journal paper/Study paper
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
10
number of scientific publications:
14
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
1 
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
6
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
0
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
0
further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Invited peer reviewer for the European Research Council FP7 ‘Ideas’ Specific Program. (to be translated)

 
All rights reserved © 2007, Hungarian Doctoral Council. Doctoral Council registration number at commissioner for data protection: 02003/0001. Program version: 1.2318 ( 2016. XI. 26. )