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International Thomistic Symposium: Thomas Aquinas on Creation and Nature

Oct 3 at 9:00 am - Oct 5 at 7:00 pm

International Thomistic Symposium: Thomas Aquinas on Creation and Nature

3-5 October 2019
Angelicum, Aula Minor

Language: English

The Angelicum Thomistic Institute is pleased to host the international symposium entitled “Thomas Aquinas on Creation and Nature”. The sessions with the main speakers, listed below, are followed at the end of each day by breakout sessions.

  • Thurs., Oct. 3: Creation, Metaphysics and the Hierarchy of Being
  • Fri., Oct. 4: Doctrine of Creation and Modern Natural Sciences
  • Sat., Oct. 5: Philosophy of Nature and the Foundations of Natural Law
October 3: Creation, Metaphysics and the Hierarchy of Being

Session 1: “Aquinas on the economy of grace, sin and the non-existence of a state
of ‘natura pura’”
Harm Goris (Utrecht)

Session 2: “Tommaso d’Aquino interprete dell’Exameron: prospettive filosofiche”
Marta Borgo (Leonine Commission)

Session 3: “Trinità e creazione. Bellezza e attualità della prospettiva tommasiana”
Marco Salvati, OP (Angelicum)

Session 4: “The relational account of creation”
Paul Clavier (Lorraine, France)

October 4: Doctrine of Creation and Modern Natural Sciences

Session 1: “Reinterpretation of Augustine’s Concept of rationes seminales within the Context of the Contemporary Debate on Thomistic Evolution”
Mariusz Tabaczek, OP (Warsaw)

Session 2a: “A Brief History of the Cosmos”
Karin Öberg (Harvard University)

Session 2b: “The Natural Philosophy of a Historical Cosmos”
Thomas Davenport, OP (Providence College)

Session 3: “Can we Compare Aquinas’ Philosophy with Modern Science?”
Juan José Sanguineti (Santa Croce)

Session 4: “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: Creation, Science, and the Second Personal”
Eleonore Stump (St. Louis University)

October 5: Philosophy of Nature and the Foundations of Natural Law

Session 1: “The Role of Natural Law in the Divine Government of the Universe towards Divine Goodness”
Emmanuel Perrier, OP (Toulouse)

Session 2: “C’è natura? I fondamenti dell’ordine morale e della vita personale”
Enrique Martínez (Barcelona)

Session 3: “Political Philosophy and Human Nature in Thomas Aquinas”
Anthony Akinwale, OP (Ibadan)

Session 4: “Creazione ex nihilo e dottrina di Dio”
Serge Thomas Bonino, OP (Angelicum)

For the complete schedule, click here: Full Program, Creation and Nature

 

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