The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2014

In from the people in Toronto is the program for this fall's Colloquium.


Session I (4:30 - 6:30)

Chair:  Claude Panaccio (Université du Québec, Montreal)
Speaker:  Blake Dutton (Loyola University Chicago): “Augustine on Knowledge of First Person Truths”
Commentator:  Susan Brower-Toland (Saint Louis University)

6:30 reception


Session II (10:00 - 12:00)

Chair:  Mohammed Rustom (Carleton University)
Speaker:  Olga Lizzini (VU University Amsterdam): “Potency, Power, and Potentiality in Avicenna: Some Remarks”
Commentator:  Robert Wisnovsky (McGill University)

Session III (2:00 - 4:00)

Chair: Rachel Bauder (University of Toronto)
Geneviève Barrette (Université de Montréal): “On the esse/essentia Distinction: Could Hervaeus Natalis be a Thomist?”
Garrett Smith (Notre Dame University): “Petrus Thomae and the Problem of the plura aeterna”
Brian Embry (University of Toronto): “The Semi-Extrinsic Denomination View of Truth”

Session IV (4:15 - 6:15)

Chair: Scott McDonald (Cornell University)
Speaker: Jeff Brower (Purdue University): “Aquinas on Prime Matter and Individuation”
Commentator: Jorge Gracia (University of Buffalo)

The colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Studies, the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, and the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

Organizers: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickavé