Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy

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Date(s) - 23/09/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

JHB 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall)


Organized by Martin Pickave, Deborah Black and Peter King.


Session I

Takes place on Friday, Sept. 22.

Session II (10:00 – 12:00)

  • Chair: Jeannie Miller (University of Toronto)
  • Richard Taylor (Marquette University): “Averroes on the Attainment of Happiness”
  • Commentator: Stephen Ogden (The Catholic University of America)

Session III (2:00 – 4:00)

  • Chair: Simona Vucu (University of Toronto)
  • Nicholas Oschman (Marquette University): “Two Philosophical Critiques of Prophecy: Abū Bakr al-
    Rāzī and Abū Naṣr al-Fārābī on the Pre-Eminence of Natural Reason”
  • Francesco Pica (University of Toronto): “Getting at Reality: John Duns Scotus on Mind and the World”
  • Deni Gamboa (UNAM Mexico City): “William of Ockham on Introspective Cognition of Intuitive Acts’ Content and Likeness”

Session IV (4:15 – 6:15)

  • Chair: Stephen Dumont (University of Notre Dame)
  • Thomas Williams (University of South Florida): “Can Anselm Have Everything He Wants?”
  • Commentator: Giorgio Pini (Fordham University)

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

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