Spinoza – Leibniz Workshop
University of Toronto March 22-23, 2013
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 (170 St. George St.)
Karolina Hübner (Toronto): Opening remarks
2:15 – 3:45pm
Olli Koistinen (Turku): The infinite idea of God.
Commentator: Stephen Zylstra (Toronto)
4:15 – 5:45pm
Jeff McDonough (Harvard): Leibniz, Spinoza and an alleged dilemma for rationalists.
Commentator: Brian Embry (Toronto)
Saturday, March 23rd
Croft Chapel House, University College (15 King’s College Drive)
Charles Jarrett (Rutgers): Spinoza’s constructivism: some issues.
Commentator: Jon Miller (Queens) Lunch
1:30 – 3pm
Adam Harmer (Toronto): Corporeal Substances and Composite Unities in Leibniz.
Commentator: Rick Arthur (McMaster)
3:30 – 5pm
Donald Rutherford (UC San Diego): Monadic Change.
Commentator: Stephan Schmid, (Humboldt)
Marleen Rozemond (Toronto): Concluding remarks.
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Fifth Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy 2013
EMPEIRIA, PHANTASIA AND LOGOS: EXPLORING THE RATIONAL/NON-RATIONAL BOUNDARY
Friday March 15
3:15 – 5:00
Robbie Howton (University of Toronto): “Aristotle on the Epistemic Role of Perception”
Commentator: Thomas Tuozzo (University of Kansas)
5:30 – 7:15
Marc Gasser (Harvard University): “On Induction in Posterior Analytics II.19″
Commentator: Ben Morison (Princeton University)
Saturday March 16
9:15 – 11:00
Catherine Rowett (University of East Anglia): “Doxa in Theaetetus 184A-187”
Commentator: Willie Costello (University of Toronto)
11:15 – 1:00
Ian McCready-Flora (Columbia University): “Aristotle on Pistis”
Commentator: Rachel Parsons (Princeton University)
1:00 – 3:00 lunch for participants
3:00 – 4:45
Clifford Roberts (Cornell University): “Sextus on Skeptical Phantasia”
Commentator: Sara Magrin (Université du Québec à Montréal)
5:15 – 7:00
G. Fay Edwards (Washington University, St. Louis): “The Puzzle of Porphyry’s Rational Animals”
Commentator: Gisela Striker (Harvard University)
Sunday March 17
10:00 – 11:45
Marta Jimenez (Emory University): “Two Kinds of Practical Empiricism in Aristotle’s Ethics”
Commentator: Jacob Stump (University of Toronto)
1:15 – 3:00
Karel Thein (Charles University, Prague): “Aristotle on Intellect and the Experience of Thinking”
Commentator: David Bronstein (Georgetown University)
All sessions take place in room 418 of the Jackman Humanities Building (Department of Philosophy).
Since the space is limited, registration is required: Please email to Jennifer Whiting.