The International Research Area on Foundations of the Sciences


Detail of the school of Athens fresco. On the steps in front of Aristotle rests the Cynic philosopher Diogenes, with the cup that he tossed away. At his right Heraclitus is seated while he is writing. Select image for a larger view.

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IRAFS mail address

c/o Prof. Gianfranco Basti
Pontifical Lateran University
Piazza S. Giovanni in Laterano, 4
00120 Vatican City
Ph.: +39 06 69895671
Fax: +39 06 45420209

Email adresses

Contact Prof. Gianfranco Basti, Director of the Area

Contact Prof. Flavia Marcacci, Vice-Director of the Area

Contact Dr. Chiara Ariano, Secretary of the Area