1999 Summer Colloquium


E. Jennifer Ashworth (University of Waterloo)

Charles Brittain (Cornell University)

Jeff Brower (Notre Dame/University of St. Thomas)

Susan Brower-Toland (Cornell University)

Mark Case (Cornell University)

Jeff Hause (St. John’s Seminary College)

John Hawthorne (Syracuse University)

Peter King (The Ohio State University)

Scott MacDonald (Cornell University)

Gareth Matthews (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Colleen McCluskey (St. Louis University)

Keith McPartland (Cornell University)

Claudia Murphy (University of Toronto)

Robert Pasnau (St. Joseph’s University/University of Colorado)

Eleonore Stump (St. Louis University)

Christina Van Dyke (Cornell University)

Winthrop Wetherbee (Cornell University)

Thomas Williams (University of Iowa)

Rega Wood (Yale University)

Tobin Woodruff (University of Toronto)



Thursday, June 3


12:00-1:30   Lunch (for those present and willing)


1:30-2:45 Jeffrey Hause, St. John’s Seminary College

Aquinas on the Function of Virtue


2:45-3:15   Break


3:15-4:30 Gareth Matthews,

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Known, But Unknown: Augustine on the Paradox of Inquiry


4:30-4:40   Short break


4:40-5:55Mark Case, Cornell University

Scotus’s Non-Valerian Incompatibilism


7:30  Dinner at Scott MacDonald’s (130 Sunset Drive)


Friday, June 4


9:00-10:15Rega Wood, Yale University

Richard Rufus and the Western Scientific Tradition


10:15-10:45  Break


10:45-12:00 Jeffrey Brower, University of St. Thomas

Making Sense of Divine Simplicity


12:00-1:30  Lunch


1:30-2:45Christina Van Dyke, Cornell University

Aquinas on Human Identity


2:45-3:15  Break


3:15-4:30Robert Pasnau, University of Colorado

Intelligere in Aquinas


4:30-4:40  Short break


4:40-5:55Claudia Eisen Murphy,

University of Toronto

On the Value of Motivating Reason and Accompanying Passion


7:30  Picnic at Stewart Park


Saturday, June 5


9:00-10:15Colleen McCluskey, St. Louis University

Happiness and Freedom in Aquinas’s Theory of Action


10:15-10:45  Break


10:45-12:00Thomas Williams, University of Iowa

What it Means to Call Aquinas a Natural Law Theorist


12:00-1:30  Lunch


1:30-2:45Peter King, The Ohio State University

Abelardian Metaphysics: A Deflationary Account


2:45-3:15  Break


3:15-4:30John Hawthorne, Syracuse University

Scotus on Universals


4:30-4:40  Short break


4:40-5:55Susan Brower-Toland,

Cornell University

Propositions in Ockham’s Mental Language


7:30  Dinner at Hai Hong Chinese Restaurant

(602 W. State St.–corner of State and Meadow)