Aquinas conference at Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Hungary)

This in, from Kál Bulcsú Hoppál, a PhD student at the International Academy of Philosophy, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, in Chile, regarding a conference in Hungary from March 6-7, 2009. The conference is entitled "Thomas Aquinas and Thomism of Today—Tradition, Interpretation and Perspectives." Here is some more information, stripped from the conference flyer (PDF):

Contributions <were> invited from philosophers, theologians, religious scholars, medievalists, linguists, sociologists, psychologists, and other interested scholars on the following and related topics:

  • Thomas Aquinas' philosophy and theology and its medieval interpretation
  • Thomas Aquinas and Thomisms
  • Scholastic and Thomist traditions
  • Thomism and interreligious dialogue
  • Thomism in modern philosophy
  • Thomist schools in the 20th century
  • In the footsteps of Thomas Aquinas: issues of ethics, metaphysics and epistemology today
  • In the footsteps of Thomas Aquinas: issues of language and communication

The conference is organized by the Hungarian Thomas Aquinas Society (member of the S.I.T.A., Societá Internazionale Tommaso d'Aquino) and the Institute of Philosophy of the P.P. Catholic University, and is acknowledged as an official conference of the S.I.T.A. (


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).