recordings



Thursday, July 1, 2010


Morning session
Thomism in Contemporary Philosophy

Chairman: Vivian Boland (Oxford)

9:15 – 10:45 Part One

James Brent (Washington, D.C.): Groping Towards Aristotle: Some Hopeful Trends in Analytic Philosophy


Serge-Thomas Bonino (Toulouse): Y a-t-il une philosophie thomiste?

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11:15 – 12:35 Part Two

Lawrence Dewan (Ottawa, Canada): Saint Thomas and Philosophia Perennis, Reactions: Anselm Ramelow (Berkeley), Philippe-André Holzer (Rome)

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3:00 – 4:30
1. General Challenges (I)

Chairman: Brian Chrzastek

Wojciech Gołaski (Łódź, Poland): The Structure of Aquinas’ Summa theologiae: A proposal of a new interpretation

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Wojciech Golubiewski (Taiwan, China): The State of Aquinas Studies in China

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2. Philosophy (I): The Encounter with Science
Chairman: Walter Senner

Michael Akpoghiran (Ibadan, Nigeria): Benedict Ashley and the End of a Thomistic Metaphysics

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Michael J. Dodds (Berkeley, USA): Unlocking Divine Action: Thomas Aquinas and Contemporary Science

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Lawrence Dewan (Ottawa, Canada): Design, Darwinism, and Metaphysics

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3. Thomas and the Bible
Chairman: Paweł Krupa

Timothy Bellamah (Washington, D.C., USA): Qui primo per verba intenditur: Notes on Thomas’ understanding of authorial intention and the literal sense

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Joseph d’Amécourt (Rome, Italy): Les « formules synthétiques » de Paschase Radbert dans son Expositio in Matheo et leur influence sur le plan de la Ia-IIae

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Adrien Candiard (Lille, France): L’exégese biblique a Naples au début du XIIIe siecle : L’exemple de Thomas de Lentini

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5:00 – 6:30
4. General Challenges (II): Different Interpretations

Chairman: Grzegorz Chrzanowski

Antoine Levy (Helsinki, Finland; Paris, France): The Rediscovered Path: In the footsteps of Edith Stein, from Descartes’ cogito down to Aquinas’ realism

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Rupert Mayer (Vienna, Austria): The Relation of Nature and Grace in Aquinas and Henri de Lubac

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5. Philosophy (II): In Search of Background
Chairman: Dominic Holtz

Joseph Torchia (Washington, D.C., USA): Aquinas, Personhood, and Postmodernism: In search of an elusive common ground

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Philippe-André Holzer (Rome, Italy): Why Thomists Should Be Anti-realists

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Brian Chrzastek (Washington, D.C., USA): The Significance of Beauty in the Thought of Thomas Aquinas

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6. Systematic Theology (I): Sacra doctrina revisited
Chairman: Bryan Kromholtz

Gilles Berceville (Paris, France): La notion contemporaine de théologie spirituelle au regard de la notion thomasienne de doctrina sacra

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Paweł Krupa (Warsaw, Poland): « Cognitio beatificans ». Le projet théologique de Thomas d’Aquin

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Bernhard Blankenhorn (Berkeley, USA; Fribourg): Dionysian Mysticism in the Early Albertus Magnus and in Thomas Aquinas

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