TORONTO INTERFACULTY COLLOQUIUM

2012-2013 Sessions

  • 27 March, 2013: Deborah Bowen "Listening by Metaphor: Poetry and the Material World" Dr. Deborah Bowen, Professor of English at Redeemer University College.
    Posted 2 May 2013 08:57 by Daryl K.
  • 28 February, 2013: Mircea Platon "The Enlightenment vs the 'Minimal State': Linguet, the Physiocrats and the Politics of Simplicity"CPRSE Research Associate Dr. Mircea Platon. Respondent: Dr. William Nelson, of the History Department at the University of Toronto, Scarborough.
    Posted 27 Feb 2013 07:40 by Allyson Carr
  • 28 November, 2012: Robert Sweetman  "'Delight' and the Shaping of a Human Life According to Thomas Aquinas"ICS Senior Member in History of Philosophy Dr. Robert Sweetman. Respondent will be Dr. Gilles Mongeau, Director of the Master of Divinity program and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Regis College.
    Posted 27 Feb 2013 07:35 by Allyson Carr
  • Oct. 10, 2012 - John Caruana "Balthasar and the Descent into Hell: Transcendence after the ‘Death of God’" Abstract: Recent continental philosophy of religion has converged on the death of God theme. Onedominant expression that has emerged in this endeavour has been decidedly immanentist inorientation (Badiou, Vattimo, Žižek). Hans Urs von Balthasar offers a viable challenge andalternative to this approach. His thought is remarkably in line with the postmodern suspicion ofontotheological thinking. Yet in his hands, the death of God – a way of talking about God whichhe fully affirms – does not justify a jettisoning of the category of transcendence. The wedge thatBalthasar introduces in death of God thinking involves drawing attention to the much neglectedsecond day of the Paschal ...
    Posted 22 Oct 2012 11:51 by Daryl K.
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