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University of Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy 2023

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Session I (4:30 – 6:30) Chair: Jennifer Hart Weed (University of New Brunswick) Pasquale Porro (University of Turin): “How does God’s Knowledge Differ from Tiresias’ Oracles? Revisiting […]

Proseminar: Peter King

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

Peter King (Philosophy/CMS) will discuss "Abelard on Naming, Saying, and Truthmaking". If possible, please have a look at these texts beforehand

Proseminar: Rachel Barney

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

Rachel Barney will lead discussion on 'Protagoras and the History of Dialectic' . Optional preparatory reading: Plato’s Parmenides up to 130a and/or Diogenes Laertius IX.50-56  

Francisco Suárez: Philosopher at the Crossroads

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Join the Philosophy Department for a two-day workshop on the 16th-century Spanish priest, philosopher, and theologian Francisco Suárez (1548-1617). It will examine various aspects of Suárez’s philosophy, a scholastic philosopher […]

Proseminar: Simon Trepanier

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

We welcome Simon Trépanier (Edinburgh University; PhD Toronto) back to give a talk on: The Unity of Empedocles' Thought: Re-Editing Section d of the Strasbourg Papyrus.  Abstract. In this talk I […]

Proseminar: Mark Johnstone

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

Join us for a talk by Mark Johnstone (McMaster University): "The Epicurean Division of Desires"

Proseminar: James Allen

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

James Allen (Philosophy) talks about "Aristotle, Dialectic and Philosophy"

Proseminar: Pasquale Porro

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

Professor Pasquale Porro (visiting us from the University of Turin) will give a presentation entitled: Souls on Fire. A brief philosophical history of hellfire.

Proseminar: George Boys-Stones

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

George Boys-Stones will present work in progress on the 'chariot' image of the soul in Plato's Phaedrus. (This session replaces one by Tommaso De Robertis which unfortunately has had to […]

Proseminar: Boris Hennig

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

We welcome Boris Hennig (TMU) to speak to us on "Aristotle on Ownership"

Theory and Practice in Roman Mediterranean Philosophy

The second in our workshop series Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean will address the challenge of coordinating evidence for philosophical activity which is historically located but theoretically conservative with evidence […]

Philosophy in Early Christian Texts (ATWAP 2024)

Lillian Massey Building, Great Hall (3rd floor) 125 Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Programme (updated) Friday, March 8 Chair: Joseph Gerbasi 9:30  Anna Marmodoro (Durham), Augustine on Creation 11:00 Gretchen Reydams-Schils (Notre Dame), Augustine’s De Ordine -- lunch -- Chair: Lloyd Gerson 3:00 […]

Olga Lizzini (Université Aix-Marseille), TBA

Lillian Massey Building, Great Hall (3rd floor) 125 Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This is an upcoming job talk for the open position in Classical Islamic Philosophy. For more information about the speaker see: https://univ-amu.academia.edu/olgaluciaLizzini. The talk will also be accessible via Zoom: […]

Wolfgang Mann (Columbia)

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

CSAMP Proseminar: title tbc

Reza Hadisi proseminar talk

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON, Canada

Topic tbc.

Athens Summer Reading Group in Greek Philosophy

We are running another residential Greek philosophy reading group in Athens this summer, along with our friends from Turin. Current CSAMP PhD students have priority for places. Our text will […]