An upcoming conference in Paris on Thomas's Summa theologiae. Check out the lineup.Read More
In from Harm Goris is news of a December, 2015 conference in Utrecht on "The Virtuous Life: Thomas Aquinas on the theological nature of moral virtues." The conference takes place from 16–19 December 2015, and abstract submissions are due by June 1, 2015. Here's a short scrape from the conference's site:
The teachings of the moral part of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae continue to inspire and to enlighten theologians and ethicists. Especially for those who are interested in a specifically Christian account of human moral and spiritual life, Aquinas’ ethical investigations in the Summa are an inexhaustible source. In his rich and detailed treatment of both the moral and the theological virtues, however, Aquinas fails to explain unambiguously to what extent the Christian faith determines human moral life. As a result, this topic is the subject of an ongoing debate in the literature.
For more information on this excellent opportunity, go to the conference's website.
This came in from father Richard Conrad O.P.
The Aquinas Institute at Blackfriars Hall in Oxford organizes an interesting colloquium on March 7, 2015, entitled "Thomas and Thomisms". Speakers include Reinhard Hütter, John O'Callaghan and Jeremy Wilkens from the US. Here is the PDF.
The preliminary conference schedule is now online for the 2014 annual meeting of the American Catholic Philosophical Association. The conference will meet in Washington, D.C., hosted by The Catholic University of America, with the theme “Dispositions, Habits, and Virtues”. Registration information is here. Plenary speakers are Susan Haack, Timothy B. Noone, Daniel Dahlstrom, Marilyn McCord Adams, and the Aquinas Medalist is John Rist. For the second year, the conference has expanded its offerings, and there many satellite sessions on a variety of topics.