Colloquium on Medieval Philosophy
170 St. George St., Room 100
Time: Sep 20th, 4:30 pm End: Sep 21st, 6:15 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Ethics, Critical Theory, Classics (FAS), 400-1200, 1500-1800, 1200-1500, 1-400 CE
Colloquium on medieval philosophy
The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2013
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
Session I (4:30 - 6:30)
Chair: Stephen Dumont (University of Notre Dame) Speaker: Jon McGinnis (University of Missouri, St. Louis): "A Small Discovery: Avicenna’s Theory of Minima Naturalia" Commentator: Alnoor Dhanani (Harvard University)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Session II (10:00 - 12:00)
Chair: Peter Eardley (University of Guelph) Speaker: Christopher Martin (University of Auckland): "Abelard on Modality and its Logics" Commentator: Kevin Guilfoy (Carroll University)
Session III (2:00 - 4:00)
Chair: Ian Drummond (University of Toronto) Joseph Stenberg (University of Colorado, Boulder): "Happiness in Aquinas: an Analysis of its Core" Stephen Ogden (Yale University): "Averroes's Argument from Universals for a Separate Material Intellect" Simona Vucu (University of Toronto): "Henry of Ghent on Causal Powers"
Session IV (4:15 - 6:15)
Chair: Henrik Lagerlund (Western University) Speaker: Gloria Frost (University of St. Thomas, St. Paul): "Three Medieval Models of Primary and Secondary Causation: Aquinas, Scotus, and Auriol" Commentator: Kara Richardson (Syracuse University)
The colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Studies, the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, and the Centre for Medieval Studies.
All sessions are free and open to the public.
Organizers: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickavé
Registration is requested: click HERE to email your registration details, or to request further information.