Finnish Workshop in Medieval Philosophy

November 20, 2015
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä

University of Jyväskylä, main campus, lecture hall D209


Fedor Benevich
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Véronique Decaix
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Andreas Lammer
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Anselm Oelze
Humboldt-University, Berlin
Sonja Schierbaum
Universität Hamburg


Jari Kaukua
University of Jyväskylä, Academy of Finland
Juhana Toivanen
University of Jyväskylä, Academy of Finland

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Finnish Workshop in Medieval Philosophy University of Jyväskylä, 20 November 2015 Main campus, lecture hall D 209. The Finnish Workshop in Medieval Philosophy provides a chance for young and advanced scholars alike to present and test the results of their latest research. It welcomes contributions from any area of philosophy in the broad and long Middle Ages, including Arabic/Islamic, Byzantine, Jewish and Latin philosophy, and encompassing the transitions from antiquity and to early modernity. This inaugural meeting is intended to launch a series of annual events. The workshop is open for all interested.   Program 9.00        Opening words 9.15        Fedor Benevich (Munich): The Analytic/Synthetic Distinction in Avicenna 10.40     Andreas Lammer (Munich): A Troubled Account of Place: Everyone against Aristotle and Avicenna against Everyone 13.00     Anselm Oelze (Berlin): Do Animals Grasp Universals? Some Medieval Views on Universal Cognition in Nonhuman Animals 14.25     Véronique Decaix (Paris): On Categorical Constitution: Dietrich of Freiberg 16.15     Sonja Schierbaum (Hamburg): Varieties of Voluntarism: Ockham and Crusius                                 Organisers: Jari Kaukua ([email protected]) & Juhana Toivanen

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