Centre for Philosophy, Religion & Social Ethics

Toronto Interfaculty Colloquium

2012-2013 Sessions

March 27, 2013: Deborah Bowen

"Listening by Metaphor: Poetry and the Material World" with Dr. Deborah Bowen (Professor of English at Redeemer University College)

February 28, 2013: Mircea Platon

"The Enlightenment vs. the 'Minimal State': Linguet, the Physiocrats and the Politics of Simplicity" with Dr. Mircea Platon (CPRSE Research Associate), Respondent: Dr. William Nelson (History Department at the University of Toronto, Scarborough)

November 28, 2012: Robert Sweetman

"'Delight' and the Shaping of a Human Life According to Thomas Aquinas" with Dr. Robert Sweetman (ICS Senior Member in History of Philosophy), Respondent: Dr. Gilles Mongeau (Director of the Master of Divinity program and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Regis College)

October 10, 2012: John Caruana

"Balthasar and the Descent into Hell: Transcendence after the ‘Death of God’" with Dr. John Caruana (Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University)

2011-2012 Sessions

March 21, 2012: John Berkman

"The Ethical Architecture of Adolf Loos: A Historical-Cultural Analysis" with Dr. John Berkman

February 15, 2012: Mario D'Souza

"Philosophers of Education: Jacques Maritain, Bernard Lonergan, and the Question of Classicism" with Dr. Mario D'Souza

November 23, 2011: Robert Gibbs

"Ethics of Commands, Narratives and Laws" with Dr. Robert Gibbs

October 12, 2011: Robert Sweetman

"Storytelling as Mode of Persuasion and Inquiry in Dominican Rhetorical Theory of the Mid-13th Century" with Dr. Robert Sweetman