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17/19 ottobre 2022 - Logic and Modalities in the Late Middle Ages

Conferenza internazionale
Medieval Logic

Dal 17 al 19 ottobre si terrà a Parma una conferenza internazionale dedicata al tema della logica e delle teorie della modalità nel pensiero medievale.

L’evento, inserito all’interno del progetto Marie Skłodowska Curie “Calculatores” che coinvolge le Università di Parma e Toronto, si terrà in presenza nell'Aula C del Plesso di via D'Azeglio (Via Massimo D'Azeglio, 85) e online sulla piattaforma Zoom.

Per informazioni e link Zoom scrivere a: irene.binini@unipr.it

modal square buridan

Monday, October 17th

09.45 Welcome

10.00 PETER KING (University of Toronto):  “The Enterprise of Medieval Logic”
10.45 SILVIA DI VINCENZO (IMT Lucca): “Like another God, or like the Phoenix: The role of modalities in the classification of universals in late medieval post-Avicennian Arabic logic (13th-14th century CE)”

11.30 Coffee Break

12.15 JULIE BRUMBERG (CNRS): “A newly-identified sophisma ‘Omnis homo de necessitate est animal’ (OHNEA) and Robert Kilwardby’s ‘approriation rule’ as a solution to the problem of the ‘two Barbaras’: consequences from universal to singular propositions in medieval logic”

13.00-14.30 lunch break

14.30 SUF AMICHAY (Cambridge University): “The Modal Argument ‘if God possibly is, God Necessarily is’ in 14th Century Europe”

15.15 Break

15.45 GUIDO ALT (Stockholm University): “Eternality and Modal Necessity”

Tuesday, October 18th

09.30 STEPHEN READ (University of St. Andrews)“Consequence and Signification in Fourteenth-Century Logic”
10.15 BOAZ SCHUMAN (University of Copenhagen): “Necessary Inferences As-of-Now (ut nunc)”

11.00 Coffee Break

11.45 ALESSANDRO CONTI (Università dell’Aquila): Bradwardine and the problem of future contingents

12.30 Lunch 

14.00 DAVIDE FALESSI (Universität Luzern): “Ockham and Buridan’s reduction of accidental being and per se being to modal propositions”
14.45 CESAR REIGOSA (University of Gröningen): “Truth, Meaning and Future Contingents”

15.30 Coffee Break

16.15 BARBARA BARTOCCI and LAURENT CESALLI (University of Geneva):   “An introduction to Richard Brinkley’s view on signification, truth and paradoxes”

Wednesday, October 19th

10.00 CHRISTOPHER J. MARTIN (University of Auckland): “Impossible Positio and the Foundations of Metaphysics”
10.45 MONIKA MICHAŁOWSKA (Medical University of Łódź): “At the Intersections of Ethics and Logic: Richard Kilvington on the Will”

11.30 Coffee Break

12.15 SYLVAIN ROUDAUT (University of Stockholm): “Studying nature through thought experiments: William Heytesbury and Richard Swineshead on types of impossibilities and valid inferences”

13.00 Lunch

14.30 GRAZIANA CIOLA (Radboud University Nijmegen): “Hic et Nunc: Points, Instants and the Usefulness of Impossible Tools in “Nominalist” Logic After Buridan”

15.15 Break

15.45 MASSIMO MUGNAI (Scuola Normale Superiore): “Gerolamo Saccheri on consequence and modalities”

16.30 End of works

Pubblicato Martedì, 4 Ottobre, 2022 - 17:09 | ultima modifica Martedì, 4 Ottobre, 2022 - 17:17