updated 24 September 2003

Association canadienne Jacques Maritain
Canadian Jacques Maritain Association


Symposium annuel/Annual Symposium

Vendredi le 24 octobre /Friday October 24
and Samedi le 25 octobre/Saturday October 25, 2003

 Maritain and Immortality

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

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Tentative programme

Friday / vendredi - Saint Paul University / Université Saint-Paul

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

Faculty of Philosophy / Maritain Association Public Lecture

Socrates’ Argument for Immortality:
Socrates, Maritain, Grant and the Ontology of Morals

Fred Wilson, FRSC
Professor of Philosophy, University of Toronto

Book Launch [tentative]
Husserl and Stein, edited by Richard Feist and William Sweet

[co-sponsored by the Faculty of Philosophy, Saint Paul University]
Reception to follow: Elisabeth-Bruyère Atrium

Saturday / samedi - Dominican College / Collège dominicain

9.00 a.m   Lawrence Dewan, OP (Dominican College)
Christian Philosophy, Immortality, and Human Dignity
10:00 a.m.       David Bellusci (Dominican College)
Self, God and Immortality in Josiah Royce
11:00 a.m.
Richard Feist (Saint Paul University)
Maritain on the Infinite and the Ethical
12.00 p.m.
Lunch / repas du midi
1:00 p.m
Bharathi Sriraman (University of Ottawa)
Leibniz and Maritain on the question of immortality
2:00 p.m.
Leslie Armour (Dominican College)
Reflection, Goodness and Immortality
3:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Trott (Ryerson University)
Must Souls be Immortal?: The Gaia Hypothesis and Scientific Souls
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


Mme Chantal Beauvais,
Faculty of Philosophy, Université Saint-Paul / Saint Paul University
236 rue Main St., Ottawa, ON
tel: (613) 236-1393  poste/ext. 2312