2nd CUA Workshop in
Medieval Philosophy

Poster

 
 

February 7–8, 2014,
The Catholic University of America

Library of Aquinas Hall

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Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 5, but last minute RSVPs are helpful as well.

 

Friday, February 7

 
1:00

Dean John McCarthy

Welcoming remarks
 
1:10–2:10

John Mellein, OP
Ph.D. student in philosophy, CUA

Many Meanings of “Substance” in the Thought of Thomas Aquinas
 
2:20–3:20

Wouter Goris
Prof. of phil., U. of Amsterdam

Transcendental Unity and the Doctrine of Formalities
 
3:30–5:00

Tianyue Wu
Prof. of phil., Peking University

Aristotle and Aquinas on Mixed Actions
This talk will take place in the Aquinas Hall Auditorium
 
Reception
 
 


Saturday, February 8

 
Coffee and Danish available from 8:30
 
9:00–10:00

Mary Z. Smith
Ph.D. student in history, CUA

Genoese rulership in the Chronica Civitatis Ianuensis of Jacopo da Varagine, OP († 1298)
 
10:15–11:15

Blaise Blain
Ph.D. student in philosophy, CUA

Aquinas and Scotus on the Role of the Phantasm in Abstraction
 
11:30–12:30

Timothy Noone
Prof. of philosophy, CUA

Scotus on Being and Habitual Cognition
 
Lunch
   
 
2:00–3:00

Andrea Colli
Lecturer, U. of Trent (Italy)

Which Science Is honorabilissima? Albert the Great on the “Nobility” of Theology
 
3:15–4:15

Francis Feingold
Ph.D. student in philosophy, CUA

Pure Act and Real Relations: An Investigation of Divine Friendship-Love
 
4:30–5:30

Scott Roniger
Ph.D. student in philosophy, CUA

The Primacy of the Common Good as the Foundation for Absolute Moral Prohibitions
 
6:00

Vigil Mass
 
Dinner
 
The event is sponsored by the School of Philosophy. For disability accommodation, please call 202-319-5259 at least one week ahead of the event. RSVP here. For more information, contact Tobias Hoffmann.