Text Seminars

 
 
 

John P. Raynor, S.J., Library,

           Marquette University


1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.

For information on the Raynor Library and nearby parking see

http://www.marquette.edu/contact/finder/raynor.shtml.



AQUINAS AND ‘THE ARABS’:  TEXT SEMINARS


NOTE: TRANSLATIONS ARE FREE FOR USE BY ANYONE WITH THE PROVISO THAT IT BE NOTED THAT THEY COME FROM THE WEBSITE OF THE Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ Project AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY.




For other recent conferences sponsored by the Aquinas and the Arabs International Working Group, see

http://web.me.com/mistertea/Aquinas_&_the_Arabs/Research_Seminar_Conferences.html


 

Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ Text Seminars at Marquette University


Seminar Schedule Spring 2006:


FOURTH TEXT SEMINAR

DATE and TIME: March 31, 12 noon - 1:45 pm

LOCATION: Marquette University, Raynor Library Room 136

TOPIC: Where Does Aristotle Conclude to a First Exclusively Final Cause? A New Answer

PRESENTER: Prof. David Twetten, Marquette University



THIRD TEXT SEMINAR

DATE and TIME: TUESDAY, February 28, 2006..

LOCATION: Marquette University, Alumni Memorial Union 380

TOPIC: “The Metaphysicae disputationes by Francisco Suarez (16th c.): A Turning Point from

Ancient and Medieval to Modern Thought?”

PRESENTER: Dr Santiago Orrego, Pontifical University of Chile



SECOND TEXT SEMINAR

DATE and TIME: SATURDAY, January 21, 1-3 pm.

LOCATION: Marquette University, Raynor Library Room 136

TOPIC: Epistemological Texts in Aquinas and Avicenna

PRESENTER: Max Herrera, Marquette University

TEXTS: Selections from Avicenna’s DE ANIMA and the works of Aquinas


Seminar Schedule Fall 2005:


FIRST TEXT SEMINAR

DATE and TIME: Saturday, November 5, 2:00-3:30 pm.

LOCATION: Marquette University, Alumni Memorial Union 131

PRESENTER: Prof. Richard C. Taylor, Marquette University

TEXTS: Thomas Aquinas, In 4 Sent, d.49, q.2, a.1, Resp.

Spring 2007 Schedule


March 20, 2007, 4:30-6:15, LaLumiere Hall room 198 :

Dr. David B. Twetten, Philosophy Department, Marquette University,

“The Proof of God’s Existence in Averroes’ Cosmology”


SUMMER CONFERENCE sponsored by the Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and the Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ Project:

“Aristotle’s De Anima and its Interpreters,” Marquette University,

June 12-14, 2007. For information, see

http://web.mac.com/mistertea/iWeb/De%20Anima%20Conference/Welcome.html


February 27, 3:30-6:30 pm, "Averroes: a Roundtable Discussion" with B. Carlos Bazán (Ottawa), Therese-Anne Druart (The Catholic University of America), Timothy Noone (The Catholic University of America), Deborah Black (University of Toronto), Isabelle Moulin (University of Notre Dame), David Twetten (Marquette University), Richard Taylor (Marquette University) and other guests. Sponsored by the “Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’” Project at Marquette University. Location: Raynor Library, Seminar Room 301 (3rd floor).



NOVEMBER 9 (Thursday), 9:30-10:50 Midwest Seminar: Prof. Dr. Andreas Speer, Direktor, Thomas Institut, Cologne, "Wisdom in Ancient and Medieval Thought"

Location: Cudahy Hall, 143.



NOVEMBER 3 (Friday), 2006, at 11:45 am - 1:15 pm, "Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’" Text Seminar, Prof. Richard C. Taylor, Marquette University, "Themistius and Averroes's Mature Teachings on Intellect." Raynor Library, First Floor, rm. 136.

Spring 2008:


  1. Thursday April 3, 9:15-10:30 am: Prof. Richard C. Taylor, “Ibn Rushd / Averroes and ‘Islamic’ Rationalism”   Location: Raynor Library room 221

  2. Friday March 7, 9-11 am: Nathan Blackerby, “The Real Distinction and Aquinas’s intellectus essentiae argument in De ente IV”   Location: Raynor Library room 136

  3. Monday February 25 at 10 am - 12 noon: Open Seminar for faculty and graduate students with Prof. Miles Burnyeat. Topic of discussion: Interpretations of Aristotle on Intellect.           Location: Raynor Library Conference Center Room A


Fall 2007:


  1. Friday November 2, 10 am - 12 noon: Richard C. Taylor, “Averroes and Themistius”

Fall 2009


Sept. 11, 9:30 am -12:00 noon:

“Avicenna, Averroes and the New Epistemology of Aquinas in the Commentary on the Sentences”, Richard C. Taylor, Philosophy Department, Marquette University

Raynor Library Beaumier Conference Center, Room A