Marquette University Faculty Participants: Owen Goldin (Ancient), Susanne Foster (Ancient, Ethics), John Jones (Medieval Social Thought, Neoplatonism), James South (Late Medieval & Renaissance), Andrew Tallon (NeoThomism, phenomenology), Richard C. Taylor (Medieval Latin & Arabic), Roland Teske, S.J., (Medieval, Augustine, Philosophy of Religion), David Twetten (Medieval, Aquinas) and others from Marquette and other regional universities.

Recent visiting participants in the seminar have included Suzanne Stern-Gillet (Bolton Institute), Alfred Ivry (New York University), Thomas Williams (University of Iowa), Eugene Garver (Saint John's University), Patricia Curd (Purdue University), Cristina D'Ancona (Università di Padova), John Sisko (College of William and Mary), Jeffrey E. Brower (Purdue University), Mary J. Sirridge (Lousiana State University), Richard Tierney (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee), Kenneth Seeskin (Northwestern University), Ruth Glassner (Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem), Steven Harvey (Bar Ilan University), Ray Weiss (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee), Hye-Kyung Kim (University of Wisconsin at Green Bay), Lorraine Pangle (University of Texas at Austin), Josep Puig Montada (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Roslyn Weiss (Lehigh University), Helen Lang (Villanova University), Andrew Payne, Universityof St. Joseph, Daniel Frank, Purdue University, Andreas Speer, Thomas Institut, Cologne, Carlos Fraenkel, McGill University, Sarah Pessin, University of Denver, and others.


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Aquinas and the Arabs: A Project in Medieval Philosophy:

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Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

St Joan of Arc Chapel

The Marquette University Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy is pleased to have hosted

Prof. Martin Picavé, University of Toronto, Canada


“Peter Auriol and a Medieval Debate

about the Nature of Cognition”

21 November 2013

For the video recording of the lecture, click HERE*.

Prof. Pickavé’s main teaching and research interests lies in the history of philosophy and especially in medieval philosophy. His current research projects deal with medieval philosophy of mind (including the emotions and cognitive psychology), medieval metaphysics, and philosophy of action.

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Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Medieval Philosophy at the University of Toronto, Prof. Pickavé is affiliated with the Department of Philosophy and the Centre for Medieval Studies. He is also an Associate Fellow of Trinity College and the Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies. Currently he serves as Director of the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Studies and as Associate Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies.