The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2006

Friday, 22 September:

4:30 - 6:30 opening remarks

SESSION I: Chair, Stephen Dumont (University of Notre Dame)

Hester Gelber (Stanford University): “The Fate of Providence”

Neil Lewis (Georgetown University), commentary

6:30 reception

Saturday, 23 September:

10:00 - 12:00

SESSION II: Chair, Robert Wisnovsky (McGill University)

Peter Adamson (King’s College, London): “The Baghdad Peripatetics and the Knowledge of Universals”

Richard Taylor (Marquette University), commentary

lunch break

2:30 - 4:30

SESSION III: Chair, Jorge Gracia (SUNY Buffalo)

Gareth Matthews (U. Mass. Amherst): “On the Very Idea of Infused Virtues”

Eleonore Stump (St. Louis University), commentary

7:00 Conference Dinner (reservation required)

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. If you plan to attend please let us know: and be sure to let us know if you intend to participate in the conference dinner!

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.

Information about the conference is available online at:

Organizers: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickave.


The Holiday Inn Midtown in Toronto, located on Bloor Street next to the St. George campus, is offering rooms at a reduced rate for the conference.

Please reserve online at Toronto’s Holiday Inn Midtown using the Corporate ID #100217931.


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).