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Francisco Suárez: Philosopher at the Crossroads
Friday October 13, 2023, 2:00 pm - Saturday October 14, 2023, 6:00 pm
Join us for a two-day workshop on the 16th-century Spanish priest, philosopher, and theologian Francisco Suárez (1548-1617). It will examine various aspects of Suárez’s philosophy, a scholastic philosopher working at the crossroads of late medieval and early modern philosophy.
The workshop will take place on the afternoon of Friday, Oct 13 and all day Saturday Oct 14. It is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the Social Sciences, and Humanities Research Council.
Friday, October 13
Opening remarks, Marleen Rozemond (Toronto)
Tad Schmaltz (Michigan), “Was Suárez an Essentialist in Metaphysics?”
Jean-Pascal Anfray (École normale supérieure PSL, Paris), “Suárez on Matter, Quantity, and Three Kinds of Extension”
Saturday, October 14
Coffee & Pastries
Cecilia Trifogli (Oxford), “Suárez on Time”
Shane Duarte (Notre Dame), “Suárez, Extrinsic Denomination, and the Explicatio entis“
Kara Richardson (Syracuse), “Suárez on Final Causality and Human Action”
Sydney Penner (Asbury), “Suárez on the Origin of Falsity”
- Jean-Pascal Anfray (École normale supérieure, Paris)
- Shane Duarte (University of Notre Dame)
- Sydney Penner (Asbury University)
- Kara Richardson (Syracuse University)
- Tad Schmaltz (University of Michigan)
- Cecilia Trifogli (Oxford University)