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Conference on Aristotelian Science


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MARQUETTE SUMMER SEMINAR IN ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY


The Posterior Analytics and Aristotelian Sciences

Raynor Library, Conference Center A
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
June 8-9, 2006

Presented by the Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and
The Aquinas and the Arabs Project.



The Conference is intended to provide a formal occasion and central location for philosophers and scholars of the Midwest region (and elsewhere) to present and discuss their current work on the Posterior Analytics and Aristotelian Sciences in ancient and medieval philosophy.

ATTENDING ONLY:
There are no conference fees. However, if you are attending the conference but not presenting, please email Richard.Taylor@Marquette.edu so that he can have a reasonable count for seating. The Library also needs a list of names of visitors.


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

All sessions will be held in the Conference Center in the basement of Raynor Library (1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.).


THURSDAY JUNE 8

(1) 9-10:55 am Prof. Robert Bolton, Rutgers University, "Causal Explanation and Demonstrative Knowledge in Aristotelian Science"

(2) 11:00 am -12:30 pm Ms Mariska Leunissen, Leiden University, "The Structure of Teleological Explanations: Theory and Practice"

(3) 2-3:30 pm Prof. Richard Tierney, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Aristotle on the Necessity of Demonstrative Propositions (Posterior Analytics I.4)"

(4) 3:45-4:55 Prof. Owen Goldin, Marquette University, "Why are the Posterior Analytics analytic? Thoughts from the Commentators"

(5) 5:00-6:45 Prof. Christina Van Dyke, Calvin College, "An Aristotelian Theory of Divine Illumination: Robert Grosseteste's Commentary on the Posterior Analytics" with Comment by Jeremiah Hackett, University of South Carolina.

FRIDAY JUNE 9

(6) 9-10:55 am Prof. John Longeway, UW Parkside. "On the role of ekthesis inAristotle's account of science and demonstration"

(7) 11:00 am -1:00 pm James South, Marquette University, "Zabarella and Demonstration"

(8) 2:30-4:00 pm Chad Wiener, University of Georgia, "Science, Nature, and Essence in Aristotle's Parts of Animals."

(9) 4:00-5:30 pm Dr Isabelle Moulin, "The Moving Activity of the Aristotelian Prime Mover. Some Perspectives"

For details, see http://homepage.mac.com/mistertea/Personal45.html,
or contact: Owen.Goldin@Marquette.edu

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