SMRP Sponsored Sessions at the 2018 Eastern APA

American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, January 3-6, 2018

Thursday January 4, 12:00-2:00

Title:  Medieval Theories of Perception

Chair: Luis X. López-Farjeat

Speakers:

– Deni Gamboa (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico), “The intension and remission of visions according to William of Ockham and Adam of Wodeham”

– Therese Cory (University of Notre Dame), “The Origin of the (Intelligible) Species? Cognitive Assimilation in Aquinas” 

– Peter King (University of Toronto),  “Perception in Action: Medieval Problems with Attention”

Thursday January 4, 5:15-7:15

Title: The origin of language in Islamic and Jewish traditions

Chair: Luis X. López-Farjeat

– Thérèse-Anne Druart (The Catholic University of America),  “The origin of language in the Islamic tradition”

– Yehuda Halper (Bar-Ilan University), “The Divine Origins of Hebrew vs. the Aristotelian Origins of Logic: Creating a Hebrew Logical Language in Commentaries on the Organon

– Stephen Ogden (Johns Hopkins University), Winner of the SMRP Founder’s Award recipient: “The Unity Argument in Averroes”

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