Katja Krause is a historian of science and medicine, and a philosopher specializing in medieval thought and beyond. She received her PhD in 2014 from King’s College London for her dissertation entitled “Aquinas’ Philosophy of the Beatific Vision: A Textual Analysis of his Commentary on the Sentences in Light of its Greek, Arabic, and Latin Sources.” After her doctorate, Krause was awarded a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, where she worked on a series of articles that examine the empirical turn of the thirteenth century that emerged from the appropriation of Averroes’ commentaries on the corpus Aristotelicum. In 2016/17 she served as Assistant Professor in Medieval Thought at Durham University, UK, and in 2017/18 was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Divinity School, supported by the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften. Krause is currently Leader of the Max Planck Research Group “Experience in the Pre-Modern Sciences of Soul and Body, ca. 800-1650,” jointly with a professorship at the Technische Universität Berlin. She is currently working on a book project, which is concerned with the notion of experience in medieval and Renaissance sciences of the living world.
Krause, K. (2015). “Albert the Great on animal and human origin in his early works”. Lo Sguardo, 18(2), 205-232.Read More
Krause, K. (2015). Transforming Aristotelian philosophy: Alexander of Aphrodisias in Aquina's early anthropology and eschatology. Przeglad Tomistyczny, 21, 175-217.Read More
Krause, K., & Anzulewicz, H. (2017). Appropriating traditions of totality: reality as a whole in Albert the Great. In D. Calma, & Z. Kaluza (Eds.), Regards sur les traditions philosophiques (XIIe-XVIe siècles) (pp. 99-125). Leuven: Leuven…Read More
Krause, K. (2015). "Remodelling Ultimate Human Happiness: Thomas Aquinas’ Commentary on the Sentences and its Sources". Divus Thomas, 118(1), 15-56.Read More