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UTCMP 2016

by Rachel Barney .

Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Session I (4:30 – 6:30)

Chair: Antoine Côté (University of Ottawa)

Speaker: Stephen Dumont (University of Notre Dame): “The Condemnation of Giles of Rome Revisited”

Commentator: Peter Eardley (University of Guelph)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Session II (10:00 – 12:00) 

Chair: Christina Van Dyke (Calvin College)

Speaker: Dag Hasse (Julius-Maximillian-Universität Würzburg): “Averroës on Knowing God”

Commentator: Luis Xavier López-Farjeat (Universidad Panamericana)

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)

Chair: Michael Fatigati (University of Toronto)

Kendall Fisher (Syracuse University): “Thomas Aquinas on Hylomorphism and the In-Act Principle”

Philip Choi (University of Colorado at Boulder): “Skepticism, Reliabilism, and Evidentia in William of Ockham”

André Martin (McGill University): “Terminative Causation and the Object of Cognition in Peter John Olivi”

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)

Chair: Andrew Arlig (Brooklyn College)

Cecilia Trifogli (Oxford University): “Thomas Aquinas, Giles of Rome, and Thomas Wylton on the Subject of Thought and the Intellectual Soul”

Commentator: Therese Scarpelli Cory (University of Notre Dame)

ATWAP 2016

by Rachel Barney .

Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy
March 11-12, 2016

Program

Friday, March 11
2.30 – 2.45 Introductions
2.45-4.15 Frank Gonzalez (Ottawa): “Plato’s Perspectivism”
Interlocutor: Marina McCoy (Boston College). Chair: Tom Robinson (Toronto)
4.15-4.30 Break
4.30-6.00 Constance Meinwald (U. Illinois at Chicago): “What Do We Think We’re Doing?”
Interlocutor: Allan Silverman (Ohio State). Chair: Brooks Sommerville (Colgate)

Saturday, March 12
9.00-10.30 Kenneth Sayre (Notre Dame): “Dialectic in Plato’s Later Dialogues”
Interlocutor: Mark Johnstone (McMaster). Chair: Lloyd Gerson (Toronto)
10.30-10.45 Break
10.45-12.15 Melissa Lane (Princeton): “Antiarchia: Interpreting Plato’s Political Thought”
Interlocutor: David Ebrey (Northwestern). Chair: Martin Pickavé (Toronto)
12.15-2.00 Lunch
2.00-3.30 Michael Erler (Würzburg): “Elenctic Aporia and Performative Euporia: Literary Form and Philosophical Message” Interlocutor: Rachel Singpurwalla (Maryland). Chair: Rachel Barney (Toronto)
3.30-3.45 Break
3.45-5.15 François Renaud (Université de Moncton): “Drama and Argument in Plato” Interlocutor: Debra Nails (Michigan State). Chair: James Allen (Toronto)
5.15-6.00 Concluding Survey and General Discussion led by Tom Robinson (Toronto).

UTCMP 2015

by Rachel Barney .

The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2015

Friday, September 25

Session I (4:30 – 6:30)


Chair: Matthew K. Siebert (University of Toronto)

Speaker: Marilyn McCord Adams (Rutgers University): “John Duns Scotus vs Henry of Ghent on Divine Illumination: Muddying the Waters”

Commentary: Giorgio Pini (Fordham University)

 

Saturday, September 26

 

Session II (10:00 – 12:00)

Chair: Walid Saleh (University of Toronto)

Speaker: Emma Gannagé (Georgetown University): “Al-Kindî On Why Mathematics Matters”

Commentary: Thérèse-Anne Druart (Catholic University of America)

 

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)

Chair: Celia Byrne (University of Toronto)

Zita Thot (Fordham University): “Was Giles a Thomist about Divine Concurrence?”

René Létourneau (Université du Québec, Montréal): “Substantial Plurality of the Soul: A Mid-XIIIth Century Naturalist Interpretation”

Michael Szlachta (University of Toronto): “Peter John Olivi, Freedom, and the Will’s Dominativus Aspectus

 

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)

Chair: Bernardo Carlos Bazan (University of Ottawa)

Antoine Côté (University of Ottawa): “Pierre Roger (1291-1352) on the Causes and Object of Cognition”

Commentary: Peter John Hartman (Loyola University, Chicago)

All sessions will be held in Room 100 of the Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George Street) and are free and open to the public.

Registration and inquiries: medieval_dot_philosophy_at_utoronto_dot_ca

The colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, and the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.

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Organizers: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickavé

ATWAP 2015

by Rachel Barney .

THE ANCIENT SOPHISTS:
TEXTS, ARGUMENTS, METHODS, INFLUENCE

Seventh Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy 

March 7-8, 2015
Jackman Humanities Building 418

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ATWAP 2014

by Rachel Barney .

 

LOGOS, EROS, AND PLEASURE:
THE SHAPING OF MORAL MOTIVATION

Sixth Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy 

March 21-22, 2014
Jackman Humanities Building 418

Friday
3:30 – 5:15      “First chop your Logos”
M. M. McCabe (Kings College, London)
Commentator:  Dan Ioppolo  (Toronto)

Coffee break

5:45 – 7:30      “Aristophanic Tragedy in Plato’s Symposium”
Suzanne Obrdzalek (Claremont McKenna)
Commentator: Franco Trivigno (Marquette)

 

Saturday
9:00 – 9:50      “From the Symposium to the Laws: Why Eros matters for Plato”
Frisbee Sheffield (Cambridge)

9:55 – 10:45    “Plato on Erôs and Conversion”
Jacob Stump (Toronto)

Coffee break

11:10 – 12:30  Comments on Sheffield and Stump
Tom Tuozzo (University of Kansas)

Lunch (on site)

1:40 – 3:25      “To Know You is to Love You? Plato, Forms, and Moral Motivation”
Iakovos Vasiliou (CUNY Graduate Centre)
Commentator:  Rachana Kamtekar (Arizona)

Coffee break

3:45 – 5:30      “Epicurean Motivation”
Larkin Philpot (Toronto)
Commentator: Phillip Mitsis (NYU)

Coffee break

5:50 – 7:35      “Locke on Pleasure and Law as Motives”
                         Phillip Mitsis (NYU)
Commentator: Jacob Klein (Colgate)

 

Registration is mandatory! Please contact Dan Ioppolo.

UTCMP 2013

by Rachel Barney .

The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2013

Friday, September 20

Session I (4:30 – 6:30)
Chair:  Stephen Dumont (University of Notre Dame)
Speaker:  Jon McGinnis (University of Missouri, St. Louis): “A Small Discovery: Avicenna’s Theory of Minima Naturalia
Commentator:  Alnoor Dhanani (Harvard University)

Saturday, September 21

Session II (10:00 – 12:00)
Chair:  Peter Eardley (University of Guelph)
Speaker:  Christopher Martin (University of Auckland): “Abelard on Modality and its Logics”
Commentator:  Kevin Guilfoy (Carroll University)

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)
Chair:  Ian Drummond (University of Toronto)
Joseph Stenberg (University of Colorado, Boulder): “Happiness in Aquinas: an Analysis of its Core”
Stephen Ogden (Yale University): “Averroes’s Argument from Universals for a Separate Material Intellect”
Simona Vucu (University of Toronto): “Henry of Ghent on Causal Powers”

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)
Chair:  Henrik Lagerlund (Western University)
Speaker:  Gloria Frost (University of St. Thomas, St. Paul): “Three Medieval Models of Primary and Secondary Causation: Aquinas, Scotus, and Auriol”
Commentator:  Kara Richardson (Syracuse University)

All sessions will be held in Room 100 of the Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George Street).

All sessions are free and open to the public.

Registration and inquiries: medieval_dot_philosophy_at_utoronto_dot_ca

The colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, and the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, and the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies

Organizers: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickavé

ATWAP 2013

by Rachel Barney .

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.

UTCMP 2012

by Rachel Barney .

The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2012

Friday, September 21

Session I (3:15 – 5:15)
Chair:  Gyongyi Hegedus (King’s University College, London, ON)
Speaker:  Charles Manekin (University of Maryland): “Belief, Knowledge, and Scientia (‘True Knowledge’) in the Hebrew Aristotelian Tradition”
Commentator:  Sarah Pessin (University of Denver)

Saturday, September 22

Session II (10:00 – 12:00)
Chair:  Carlos Bazán (University of Ottawa)
Speaker:  Eileen Sweeney (Boston College): “Albert the Great, Aquinas, and Bonaventure on Science”
Commentator:  Edward Houser (University of St. Thomas, Houston)

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)
Chair:  Brian Embry (University of Toronto)
Nate Bulthuis (Cornell University): “Walter Burley on the Language of Thought”
JT Paasch (Georgetown University): “Medieval Theories of Causal Powers”
Matthew Siebert (University of Toronto): “Second-Hand Knowledge”

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)
Chair:  Dominik Perler (Humboldt University, Berlin)
Speaker:  Stephen Dumont (University of Notre Dame): “Intension and Remission of Forms: The Debate between Thomas Wylton and Walter Burley”
Commentator:  Robert Pasnau (University of Colorado, Boulder)

All sessions will be held in Room 100 of the Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George Street).

All sessions are free and open to the public.

Registration and inquiries: medieval_dot_philosophy_at_utoronto_dot_ca

The colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Studies, and the Centre for Medieval Studies.

Organizers: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickavé

UTCMP 2011

by Rachel Barney .

The University of Toronto Colloquium in Mediaeval Philosophy 2011

Friday, September 23

Session I (4:30 – 6:30)
Chair:  Scott MacDonald (Cornell University)
Speaker:  Jennifer Ashworth (University of Waterloo): “Aquinas, Scotus and Others on Naming, Knowing, and the Origin of Language”
Commentator:  Giorgio Pini (Fordham University)

Saturday, September 24

Session II (10:00 – 12:00)
Chair:  Bob Sweetman (Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto)
Speaker:  Susan Brower-Toland (St. Louis University): “Medieval Approaches to Consciousness: Ockham and Chatton”
Commentator:  Richard Cross (University of Notre Dame)

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)
Chair: Matthew Siebert (University of Toronto)
Eric Hagedorn (University of Notre Dame): “Ockham’s Mental Language and the Dispute over the Subject of Scientia”
Jennifer Pelletier (Université du Québec à Montréal): “Metaphysics and the Categories in Ockham”
Rachel Bauder (University of Toronto): “Naming Caesar: Siger of Brabant on Proper Names”

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)
Chair:  David Piché (Université de Montréal)
Speaker:  Jack Zupko (University of Winnipeg): “Contextualizing the Self-Knowledge Question in Later Medieval Philosophy”
Commentator:  Neil Lewis (Georgetown University)

All sessions will be held in room 100 of the Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George Street).
All sessions are free and open to the public.
Registration and inquiries: medieval_dot_philosophy_at_utoronto_dot_ca

The colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Studies, and the Centre for Medieval Studies

Organizers: Deborah Black, Peter King, Martin Pickavé