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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: "New Scholastic meets Analytic Philosophy", 7-8 Dec 2012, Cologne, GERMANY

Lindenthal Institute in Cologne arranges in collaboration with the Ontos publishing house, an 
international colloquium with the topic:

New Scholastic meets Analytic Philosophy

The colloquium takes place on 7th and 8th December 2013. The conference is intended to serve a 
scholarly dialogue between analytic philosophers and recent developments of scholastic philosophy, 
which emerged mostly from analytic philosophy.

Invited are (in alphabetical order)

Edward Feser
(Pasadena City College, U.S.A.)
The Scholastic Principle of Causality and the Rationalist Principle of Sufficient Reason

Jonathan Lowe
(Durham University, U.K.)
Substance and Essence in Scholastic and Analytic Philosophy

Uwe Meixner
(Universitt Augsburg, Germany)
Materiality and Immateriality

David S. Oderberg
(Reading University, U.K.)
The Metaphysics of Privation

Edmund Runggaldier SJ
(Universitt Innsbruck, Austria)
'Causa formalis' and top-down-causality

Erwin Tegtmeier
(Universitt Mannheim, Germany)

Conference language is English.

More Information and registration here:

Contact person: Dr. Johannes Hattler, Lindenthal Institute,