Aristotelian Logic and Metaphysics

A Ruth Norman Halls Colloquium

October 20th-21st, 2012

Colloquium Schedule

Saturday, October 20th Sunday, October 21st
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast in the Hoosier Room (IMU)
9:00-9:15 Welcoming Remarks by Allen Wood
Ruth Norman Halls Professor of Philosophy
Session 1 Chair: Michael Koss (Indiana University)
9:15-10:10 Marko Malink (University of Chicago)
Essence and Modality in Aristotle
10:15-10:45 Q&A for Marko Malink
11:00-11:55 Jacob Rosen (Institut für Philosophie, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Proof by Assumption of the Possible in Prior Analytics 1.15
12:00-12:30 Q&A for Jacob Rosen
12:30-2:30 Lunch break
Guided tour, 'Ancient Art from the Western World'
Indiana University Art Museum
Led by Juliet Graver Istrabadi, Curator (sandwiches provided)
Session 2 Chair: Gary Ebbs (Indiana University)
2:30-3:25 Laura Castelli (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Aristotle on 'Signifying the Same' and 'Signifying One':
On the Limits and Nature of Linguistic and Ontological Competence in Dialectical Analysis
3:30-4:00 Q&A for Laura Castelli
4:00-4:25 Coffee, tea, and fruit break
4:30-5:25 Alan Code (Stanford University)
Subject and Predicate in Aristotle's Account of Sleep
5:30-6:00 Q&A for Alan Code
7:00-9:00 Dinner at FARM Bloomington
8:30-9:15 Continental Breakfast
Session 1 Chair: Pieter Sjoerd Hasper (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
9:15-10:10 Carrie Swanson (Indiana University)
Aristotle on the Resolution of Disagreement in the Diagnosis of Fallacy
10:15-10:45 Q&A for Carrie Swanson
11:00-11:55 Ben Morison (Princeton University)
What is a Perfect Syllogism?
12:00-12:30 Q&A for Ben Morison
12:30-2:00 Lunch break
Session 2 Chair: Paul Vincent Spade (Indiana University)
2:00-2:55 Neil Lewis (Georgetown University)
The Thirteenth Century Reception of Aristotle on Rational Powers
3:00-3:30 Q&A for Neil Lewis
3:30-4:00 Coffee, tea, and fruit break
4:00-4:55 Rega Wood (Indiana University) and Calvin Normore (UCLA)
Aristotle was not Lying: Universals are not Substances
5:00-5:15 Comments on Richard Rufus' Theory of Universals by Jennifer Ottman (Indiana University)
5:15-5:45 Q&A for Calvin Normore, Rega Wood, and Jennifer Ottman
7:15 Dinner and drinks at Carrie Swanson's house


Herakles wrestling a triton
"Herakles Wrestling Triton"
From an Attic Greek Black-Figure Hydria
Attributed to the Roycroft Painter ca. 520-510 BCE
Indiana University Museum
Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 77.33


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