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Third Montreal Workshop in Nominalism: Ockham and Buridan

THIRD MONTREAL WORKSHOP IN NOMINALISM: OCKHAM AND BURIDAN

Friday May 16th, 2008 ~

9h45 OPENING OF WORKSHOP

chair : Claude PANACCIO (UQÀM)
10h00 Henrik LAGERLÜND (University of Western Ontario)
« Ockham and Buridan on Intentionality and Skepticism »

11h00 COFFEE BREAK

11h30 Peter KING (University of Toronto)
« The Nature of Nominalism : Buridan vs Ockham »

12h30 LUNCH

chair : Martin PICKAVE (University of Toronto)
14h00 Calvin NORMORE (UCLA)
« Are There Any Absolute Terms Really ? A Problem in The Foundations of Ockham’s
(and Buridan’s ?) Semantics »

15h00 Claude PANACCIO (UQÀM)
« Ockham and Buridan on Epistemic Sentences »

16h00 COFFEE BREAK

chair : Peter SOBOL (Madison, Wisconsin)
16h30 Jennifer ASHWORTH (University of Waterloo)
« Ockham, Buridan, and their Followers on Suppositional Descent and Ascent »

19h00 BANQUET

Saturday May 17th, 2008 ~

chair : Claude LAFLEUR (Laval University)
10h00 Martin PICKAVE (University of Toronto)
« Buridan on Incontinentia »

11h00 COFFEE BREAK

11h30 Discussion ~ introduced by Claude PANACCIO (UQÀM) :
« Ockham on The Weakness of The Will »

12h30 LUNCH

chair : David PICHÉ (University of Montreal)
14h00 Jack ZUPKO (Emory University)
« Universal Thinking as Process : Buridan’s Intellectio Theory »

15h00 COFFEE BREAK

chair : Antoine CÔTÉ (University of Ottawa)
15h30 Gyula KLIMA (Fordham University)
« The Distinction Between Singular and Universal Concepts in Ockham and Buridan »

16h30 General Discussion ~

17h00 END OF WORKSHOP

16 – 17 mai, 2008
Université du Québec à Montréal
Pavillon Thérèse-Casgrain
455, Boul. René-Lévesque Est, salle W-5215

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