The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2008

(This just in from Toronto): On 19-20 September 2008 the University of Toronto will be hosting its annual Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy. Everyone is welcome! Here is this year's schedule of events:

19 September 2008, Session 1 (4:30 - 6:30):

Chair: Cristina Van Dyke (Calvin College)
Speaker: Robert Pasnau (University of Colorado at Boulder): "The Scholastics and Secondary Qualities"
Commentator: Jean-Luc Solere

6:30 Reception, PIMS Common Room [59 Queen's Park Crescent East]

20 September 2008, Session 2 (10:00 - 12:00):

Chair: Kara Richardson (University of Syracuse)
Speaker: Therese-Anne Druart (Catholic University of America): "Avicenna and Duns Scotus"
Commentator: Robert Wisnovsky (McGill University)

20 September 2008, Session 3 (2:30 - 4:30):

Chair: Jeff Brower (Purdue University)
Speaker: Cecilia Trifogli (All Souls College / Oxford): "Thomas Wylton on Final Causality"
Commentator: Edith Sylla (North Carolina State University)

7:00 Conference Dinner (registration required)

All sessions will be held in Room 301 of the Lillian Massey Building (Centre for Medieval Studies) at 125 Queen's Park on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto, and 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, the Centre for Medieval Studies of the University of Toronto, and the Canada Research Chair program of the Canadian government.


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).