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Conference 2017

Knowledge as Assimilation

June 9-11th, 2017.

The conference is a joint venture between Representation and Reality and the Helsinki based reserach programme Rationality in Perception.

Venue: University of Helsinki, Finland

If you are interested in attending please contact Jakob Leth Fink or José Filipe Silva.

Schedule

June 9

9:30-10 José Filipe Silva and Christina Thomsen-Thörnqvist, OPENING WORDS

10-11 Eyjólfur K. Emilsson (University of Oslo), "Plotinus on Perceptual Judgment and Innateness"

11-12 Sarah Byers (Boston College), "Victorinus and Augustine on the Identity of Content Known in First and Second Actuality of Knowledge"

12-14 LUNCH

14-15 Jörn Müller (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg), "Truth as adequation in Thomas Aquinas: Some problems"

15-16 Therese Cory (University of Notre Dame), "Assimilation vs. Representation: A Proposal regarding Intelligible Species in Aquinas"

16-16.30 COFFEE

16.30-17.30 KEYNOTE 1: Mohan Matthen (University of Toronto), "Perception as Spatial Representation"

19.30 DINNER

June 10

9.30-10.30 Jon McGinnis (University of Missouri, St. Louis), "Some Becoming Remarks: Avicenna’s Criticism of the Assimilation Theory of Cognition and of Becoming the Intelligible Object"

10.30-11 COFFEE

11-12 Carla Di Martino, "Rationality in Perception. Avicenna and Aquinas"

12-13 Cecilia Trifogli (All Souls College, University of Oxford), "Thomas Aquinas and Giles of Rome on the Reception of Forms without the Matter"

13-14.30 LUNCH

14.30-15.30 Dominik Perler (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), "Is Assimilation Possible? Suárez on Intellectual Cognition"

15.30-16 COFFEE

16-17 KEYNOTE 2: Pavel Gregoric (University of Zagreb), "The Intellect and its Objects in Aristotle’s De Anima III.4"

19 DINNER

June 11

10-11 Pauliina Remes (Uppsala University), "Platonists on Starting Points of Reasoning"

11-11.30 COFFEE

11.30-12.30 Jari Kaukua (University of Jyväskylä), "Avicenna’s Empiricism Reconsidered"

12.30-13.30 Ana María Mora Márquez (University of Gothenburg), "Intellectual Knowledge of the Particular (1250-1350)"

13.30-15 LUNCH

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