Association canadienne Jacques Maritain
Canadian Jacques Maritain Association
in association with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities /
en collaboration avec le Congrès des sciences sociales et humaines
and with the support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada /
grâce à une subvention du Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada

Theme / thème

The Philosophy of History / La philosophie de l'histoire

University of Alberta/ l'université de l'Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
le 25-26 mai / May 25-26
Room T2-99 [Tory Building]

For general information on the Congress, click here.
Pour des informations générales sur le congrès, cliquetez ici.


Thursday, May 25 /  jeudi, 25 mai 2000

9h -- 12h30

S. N. Johnston, The University of Wales, Swansea, Collingwood Research Centre,
History as the Salt of Wisdom: R. G. Collingwood's Philosophy of History

James Connelly, Southampton Institute, England,
Philosophy of History at the Millennium

Dennis Hudecki,  Brescia College, University of Western Ontario,
Historical Inquiry and the Individual


14h --17h

Richard Feist, University of Ottawa,
Mathematics and History

Catherine Wilson, University of British Columbia,
Meaning and Understanding in the History of Ideas

Mostafa Faghfoury, Heritage College, Hull and Dominican College, Ottawa
"The Future is in the Past”: Russell and Time

Conference dinner
19h30 at the New Asian Village, 10143 Saskatchewan Dr.  Tel. 433-3804.  The restaurant is just east of the north end of Calgary Trail, North Bound (103 St.) in Old Strathcona.

vendredi, 26 mai / Friday May 26

9h -- 12h

Jean-François Méthot, Dominican College,  Ottawa
Le rôle de la narrativité en histoire des idées

Karsten  R. Stueber, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA,
The Psychological Basis of Historical Explanation,

Leslie Armour,  Dominican College, Ottawa
Speculative and Analytic Philosophy of History


13h30 -- 17h

Louis Groarke,  Humber College and the Northrop Frye Centre, Victoria College, University of Toronto,
"History as an Epistemologically Valid Art Form"

Delamar Jose Volpato Dutra,  Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
The Frankfort School and the Philosophy of History

Jonathan Lavery, Humber College and the Northrop Frye Centre, Victoria College, the University of Toronto,
"Aristotle, History and First Philosophy"

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:

or / ou

Professor Leslie Armour, Philosophy,
Dominican College of Philosophy & Theology,
96 rue Empress,
Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada K1R 7G3