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2018 Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy

Friday September 21, 2018 - Saturday September 22, 2018

The Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Group, a subset of the department’s History of Philosophy Research Interest Group, is hosting a two-day colloquium comprising talks and workshops in ancient and medieval philosophy.

The colloquium is organized by Martin Pickavé, Deborah Black, and Peter King.

Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

Session I (4:30 – 6:30)

Chair: Peter Eardley (University of Guelph)

Christopher Martin (University of Auckland): “Only God Can Make A Tree: Abaelard on Wholes and Parts and Some Evidence of His Later Thinking About Them.”

Commentator: Jeffrey Brower (Purdue University)

 

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018

Session II (10:00 – 12:00)

Chair: Kara Richardson (Syracuse University)

Riccardo Strobino (Tufts University): “Avicenna’s Account of Conditionals and the Logic of Scientific Discourse”

Commentator: Asad Q. Ahmed (University of California, Berkeley)

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)

Chair: Matthieu Remacle (University of Toronto)

Michael Fatigati (University of Toronto): “Avicenna on Uniquely Human Emotions”

Daniel Simpson (St. Louis University): “Naturally Apt For One Another: Ockham on the Nature of Causal Linkage”

Aline Medeiros Ramos (Université du Québéc à Montréal/Université du Québéc à Trois-Rivières): “The Status of Prudence in Buridan’s Ethics

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)

Chair: Claude Panaccio (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Irène Rosier-Catach (École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris): “The ‘Linguistic Turn’ of Medieval Logic in the Early XIIth Century”

Commentator: Andrew Arlig (Brooklyn College)

 

All sessions are free and open to the public and will be held in Room 100 of the Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George Street).

 

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Friday September 21, 2018
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Saturday September 22, 2018
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Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall)
170 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2M8 Canada
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