The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2005

The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy for 2005 will take place from September 23-24, 2005, at the University of St Michael’s College. The colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Department of Classics, and Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto; University of St. Michael’s College; Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. Its organizers are: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickave. All sessions will be held in Alumni Hall, Room 400 (St. Michael’s College, 121 St. Joseph Street). The sessions are free and open to the public.

Friday, 23 September:

4:30 - 6:30 opening remarks

SESSION I: Chair, Jennifer Ashworth (University of Waterloo)

  • Scott MacDonald (Cornell University): “Aquinas on Prudence: From Personal Virtue to Natural Law”
  • Thomas Williams (University of Southern Florida), commentary

6:30 reception

Saturday, 24 September:

10:00 - 12:00

SESSION II: Chair, Robert Pasnau (University of Colorado, Boulder)

  • Richard Cross (Oxford University): “Scotus on Substance and Identity”
  • Timothy Noone (Catholic University of America), commentary

lunch break

2:30 - 4:30

SESSION III: Chair, Jack Zupko (Emory University)

  • Claude Panaccio (Universite de Quebec a Montreal): “Ockham on Conceptual Similitudes”
  • Gyula Klima (Fordham University), commentary

7:00 Conference Dinner (reservation required)

If you plan to attend please let us know: Accomodations: The Quality Hotel Midtown (to be rebranded as the Holiday Inn Midtown) in Toronto, located next to the St. George campus, is offering rooms at a reduced rate for the conference if you reserve before August 23rd: call (416)-968-0010, and use the Group ID #102835 or the Group name “Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy”.


Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson is an associate professor of Theology at Marquette University, and founded on Squarespace in November of 2004. He studied with James Weisheipl, Leonard Boyle, Walter Principe, and Lawrence Dewan, at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto, Canada).