updated 26 September 2002

Association canadienne Jacques Maritain
Canadian Jacques Maritain Association

Symposium annuel/Annual Symposium

Vendredi le 25 octobre /Friday October 25
and Samedi le 26 octobre/Saturday October 26, 2002

 Maritain and New Approaches to Being

Saint Paul University, 236 Main St., Ottawa
Dominican College of Philosophy & Theology, 96 Empress
Ottawa, Ontario

(Click here for a map of the conference site)

Friday October 25 / le vendredi 25 octobre
Saint Paul University / Université Saint-Paul, 236 rue Main St., Ottawa

4.00 p.m. - Executive meeting

7.30 p.m. / 19h30  AMPHITHEATRE (Room 1124)

Maritain Association inaugural lecture and Presidential Address

Welcome and Introduction - Leslie Armour, Past-President, CJMA / ACJA

On Being Human 
William Sweet
Professor of Philosophy, St Francis Xavier University
Author of Idealism and Rights (UPA),
Editor, The Collected Works of Bernard Bosanquet (Thoemmes)
Idealism, Metaphysics and Community (Ashgate),

The Bases of Ethics (Marquette)
[co-sponsored by the Faculty of Philosophy, Saint Paul University]

Book Launch 
Philosophy, Pluralism, and Culture (Editions du scribe)

Reception to follow: Elisabeth-Bruyère Atrium

Samedi le 26 octobre/Saturday October 26
Collège Dominicain (96 rue Empress, Ottawa) / Dominican College (96 Empress St., Ottawa)

9.00 a.m.   - Charles LePage (Saint Paul University) "The ontological foundation of Hannah Arendt’s concept of love"
10:00 a.m. - Nikolaj Zunic (University of Toronto) "The Magic of Intuition"
11:00 a.m. - Iain McKenna (Concordia University) "Hannah Arendt on Being and Process"

12.00 p.m. Lunch / repas du midi

1:00 p.m.  - Lawrence Dewan, OP (Dominican College) "Thomas Aquinas and Being as a Nature"
2:00 p.m.  - Betty Trott (Ryerson) "Revealing Being Through Good Design "
3:00 p.m. - Leslie Armour (Dominican College) "Being and Knowledge"

4:00 p.m. Business Meeting

Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez communiquer à
For more information, please contact:

Professor William Sweet,
Department of Philosophy, St Francis Xavier University,
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5;
fax 902-867-3243; tel 902-867-2341; Internet: wsweet@stfx.ca