University of Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy 2014

July 23, 2014 by Communications

Friday, September 19

Session I (4:30 – 6:30)
Chair:  Claude Panaccio (Université du Québec, Montreal)
Speaker:  Blake Dutton (Loyola University Chicago): “Augustine on Knowledge of First Person Truths”
Commentator:  Susan Brower-Toland (Saint Louis University)

Saturday, September 20

Session II (10:00 – 12:00)
Chair:  Mohammed Rustom (Carleton University)
Speaker:  Olga Lizzini (VU University Amsterdam): “Potency, Power, and Potentiality in Avicenna: Some Remarks”
Commentator:  Robert Wisnovsky (McGill University)

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)
Chair:  Rachel Bauder (University of Toronto)
Geneviève Barrette (Université de Montréal): “On the esse/essentia Distinction: Could Hervaeus Natalis be a Thomist”
Garrett Smith (University of Notre Dame): “Petrus Thomae and the Problem of the plura aeterna”
Brian Embry (University of Toronto): “The Semi-Extrinsic Denomination View of Truth”

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)
Chair:  Scott McDonald (Cornell University)
Speaker:  Jeff Brower (Purdue University): “Aquinas on Prime Matter and Individuation”
Commentator:  Jorge Gracia (University of Buffalo)

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 and

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