Symposium / Colloque

WHENCE INTELLIGIBILITY ? / COMMENT RENDRE COMPTE DE L’INTELLIGIBILITÉ ?

A symposium sponsored by Canadian Jacques Maritain Association
Un colloque international co-paraine par l'association canadienne Jacques Maritain
in association with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities /
en collaboration avec le Congres des sciences sociales et humaines

May 29-30, 2007 mai 29-30
University of Saskatchewan / Universite de la Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canada

Tentative programme:
(last updated May 16, 2007)

Tuesday/mardi  May 29 mai: 9 am 12:30  
(St THOMAS MORE COLLEGE 122)
 Wednesday / mercredi  May 30 mai: 9 am - 12:30 
(MURRAY LIBRARY BUILDING 154)

Intelligibility and Religious Perspectives
Chair : Robbie Moser

9:00-10:00    John Leslie (University of Victoria)   
A Defence of Immortality


10:15-11:15    Leslie Armour (Dominican College)   
Explanation, Principle, & the Idea of God

11:30-12:30    Will Sweet (St. Francis Xavier)   
Religious Belief, Intelligibility, and Commensurability

Intelligibility and Practical Reason
Chair: Louis Perron

9:00-10:00    Leonard Ferry (University of Toronto)
    Murphy’s “real-identity thesis” and the intelligibility of human action

10:15-11:15    David J. Klassen (Catholic University, Washington D.C.)  Maritain, Aquinas and the Intelligibility of the Natural Law

11:30-12:30    Sheila Mason    (Concordia)
Narrative and Practical Reason


2 pm - 5:30 pm / 14h - 17h30 2 pm - 5:30 pm / 14h - 17h30
Intelligibility: Thomistic views
Chair : Richard Feist


2:00-3:00    David Belusci (Dominican College)
    Maritain and Intellectual Mysticism  


3:15-4:15    Robbie Moser (University of Ottawa)
        Intelligibility and Learning

4:30-5:30    Louis Groarke (Saint Francis Xavier)
        Intelligibility in Descartes and Pascal: Logic versus Intuition
Issues around Intelligibility: Modernity, Metaphor, Intersubjectivity
Chair: TBA

14:00-15:00    David Lea (A.U. Sharjah)
        Modernity and Intelligibility: A Comparison of the Interpretations of  Jacques Maritain and Rene Guenon

15 :15-16 :15    Betty Trott (Ryerson)   
        Intelligibility and Metaphor

16:30-17:30    Nick Zunic (St Jerome’s, Waterloo)
    The Mystery of Intersubjectivity


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For more information, please contact:

Dr Louis Perron
Faculté de philosophie
Université Saint-Paul
223 Main
Ottawa ON Canada K1S 1C4
(613) 236-1393 poste 2453 / téléc. : (613) 782-3005
lperron@ustpaul.ca