2006 Summer Colloquium


Michael Barnwell, Niagara University

Deborah Black, University of Toronto

Josh Blander, UCLA

John Boler, University of Washington, Emeritus

Jeff Brower, Purdue University

Susan Brower-Toland, St. Louis University

Michael Gorman, Catholic University of America

Tobias Hoffmann, Catholic University of America

Erik Kenyon, Cornell University

Peter King, University of Toronto

Scott MacDonald, Cornell University

Martin Pickavé, University of Toronto

Jean Porter, University of Notre Dame

Michael Rota, University of St. Thomas/Harvard University

Christina Van Dyke, Calvin College

Kate Waidler, Cornell University


Thursday, June 1

2:30–2:45 Announcements

Session 1 (2:45–4:00)

John Boler, University of Washington (Emeritus)

Formal Causality

4:00–4:30 Break

Session 2 (4:30-5:45)

Christina Van Dyke, Calvin College

Grosseteste on Universal Cognition

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

Friday, June 2

Session 3 (9:00–10:15)

Mike Rota, University of St Thomas/Harvard University

Aquinas’s Analysis of Causation

10:15–10:45 Break

Session 4 (10:45–12:00)

Jeff Brower, Purdue University

Aquinas’s Basic Hylomorphism

12:00-1:30 Lunch

Session 5 (1:30-2:45)

Michael Gorman, Catholic University of America

Thomas Aquinas and the Number of Esse in Christ: What’s the Problem?

2:45-3:00 Short break

Session 6 (3:00-4:15)

Josh Blander, UCLA

Scotus’ Formal Distinction, the Trinity, and the Problem of Material Constitution

4:15-4:45 Break

Session 7 (4:45-6:00)

Susan Brower-Toland, St Louis University

Ockham, Intuition, Externalism, and Direct Reference

7:30 Picnic at Stewart Park

Saturday, June 3

Session 8 (9:00-10:15)

Jean Porter, University of Notre Dame

Christian Ethics and the Concept of Morality: An Historical Inquiry

10:15-10:45 Break

Session 9 (10:45-12:00)

Peter King, University of Toronto

Lucifer’s Logic

12:00-1:30 Lunch

Session 10 (1:30-2:45)

Tobias Hoffmann, Catholic University of America

Thomas Aquinas and Henry of Ghent on Contingent Causality in Free Decision

2:45-3:00 Short break

Session 11 (3:00-4:15)

Michael Barnwell, Niagara University

Virtual Deliberation in Suarez

4:15-4:45 Break

Session 12 (4:45-6:00)

Scott MacDonald, Cornell University

The Paradox of Inquiry in the Confessions

7:30 Dinner