The Third Annual Midwestern Conference in Medieval Philosophy

The Third Annual Midwestern Conference in Medieval Philosophy will be held on Sept. 16-17 at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (all sessions will be held in the Conference Center in the basement of Raynor Library). Here are the papers to be given:


8-9 am. Coffee, tea, & bagels in the Commons Room in the Philosophy Department, Coughlin Hall

  • 9:15-10:30 am Yael Raizman-Kedar, Haifa University, "Some 13th Century Philosophers on the Differences Between Lux and Lumen."
  • 10:45-12:00 am John O’Callaghan, University of Notre Dame, "Aquinas’ Aristotelian Image of God"
  • 1:15- 2:30 pm Isabelle Moulin, University of Notre Dame and University of Chicago, "Albert the Great, commentator of Aristotle’s Metaphysics book Lambda"
  • 2:45 - 4:00 pm Michael Rota, University of St Thomas (MN), "Aquinas’s Account of Efficient Causation"
  • 4:15 - 5:30 pm Louis Mancha, Ashland University, "Concurrentism, ‘Little Lords,’ and the ‘Not-One-Act’ Mantra"


  • 10:15 - 11:30 am Roland Teske, S.J., Marquette University, "Henry of Ghent’s Metaphysical Argument for the Existence of God"
  • 11:45 am - 1:00 pm Josh Blander, UCLA, "Omnipotence and Dependence in Ockham’s Critique of Realism"
  • 2:15 - 3:30 pm Thomas Williams, University of Notre Dame/University of South Florida, and Sandra Visser, Valparaiso University, "Anselm’s Philosophy of Language: The Theory and Some Applications"
  • 3:45 - 5 pm Jeffrey Hause, Creighton University, "Aquinas on Sin and Responsibility"
  • 5:15 - 6:30 pm Francisco Romero, Marquette University, "Aquinas and Cajetan on the Finality of Worship"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy with support from the College of Arts and Sciences.

More information can be found on the web site of Dr Richard C. Taylor, by clicking here.


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).