Aristotle and Contemporary Philosophy of Action

March 24, 2012
The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, Saint Joseph's University

Haub Center, 5th Floor, McShain Hall
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia 19127
United States

Main speakers:

Ursula Coope
Oxford University
Scott Sehon
Bowdoin College

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The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium will sponsor a conference on Aristotle and contemporary philosophy of action to be held March 24, 2012 on the campus of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. The conference brings together specialists in ancient philosophy and philosophers working in contemporary philosophy of action.  The schedule for the conference is as follows:

March 24

1:00 “Aristotle on Action and Teleology”

Ursula Coope (Oxford University)

Commentator: Fred Adams (University of Delaware)

3:00 “Teleology and Free Will”

Scott Sehon (Bowdoin College)

Commentator: Matthew Walker (Rutgers University)

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