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Inside a Philosopher's Workshop: Science, Philosophy, and Theology in Roger Bacon's Circle

Inside a Philosopher's Workshop: Science, Philosophy, and Theology in Roger Bacon's Circle
121 St. Joseph Street, Alumni Hall room 100
Time: Apr 23rd, 4:00 pm End: Apr 23rd, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Science/Technology, Religion, Study of (FAS), Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), 1200-1500
2015 Leonard E. Boyle Lecture by Jeremiah Hackett, U. South Carolina

The Friends of the Library of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies are pleased to present the 2015 Leonard E. Boyle Lecture:

Jeremiah Hackett, University of South Carolina

Inside a Philosopher's Workshop: Science, Philosophy, and Theology in Roger Bacon's Circle

Jeremiah Hackett is Professor of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina. Trained primarily in the history of philosophy (ancient, medieval, and early modern), he is also interested in the ways in which modern philosophy seeks to understand the history of science. He is the editor of Medieval Philosophers (1992) in The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Roger Bacon and the Sciences (1997), World Eras: Medieval Europe, 814–1350 (2002), Being and Thought in Aquinas (2004), and A Companion to Meister Eckhart (2013), as well as numerous essays and articles.

A reception will follow the lecture in the Laurence K. Shook Common Room at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 59 Queen’s Park Crescent East, Toronto.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies at (416) 926-7142.


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