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Workshop: Causes and Kinds in Aristotle

June 20, 2022 - June 21, 2022

June 20, 1-6 pm

Byron Stoyles (Trent): Ways of life, animal kinds, and explanation in Aristotle’s biology

Devin Henry (Western): Natural kinds, taxonomic relations and classificatory systems

June 21, 10-3 pm

Discussion facilitator: Mark Johnstone (McMaster)

Nathanael Stein (FSU): Introduction to the issues: causality and causal explanation

Jacob Dvorak (Toronto): Aristotle’s critiques of his predecessors

Ismaël Kettani (Toronto): Causes, kinds and transformations

Rui Xu (Toronto): Causal kinds and causal profiles

Tim McKee (Toronto): Ways of knowing causes

– lunch break –

Concluding remarks and discussion led by Nathanael Stein (FSU)


June 20, 2022
June 21, 2022


Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418
170 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5R 2M8 Canada
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Jessica Gelber
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