IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1517: Natural Philosophy between Medieval and Post-Medieval Scholasticism

Thursday 10 July 2008, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Praha
Organiser:Tomas Machula, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Praha
Moderator/Chair:Daniel Heider, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Praha
Paper 1517-aThe Concept of Causality in the Scholasticism of Dominican Tradition
(Language: English)
Tomas Machula, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Praha
Index terms: Philosophy, Theology
Paper 1517-bNatural Philosophy and Necessity
(Language: English)
Petr Dvořák, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Praha
Index terms: Philosophy, Science
Paper 1517-cBeyond Nature: Causes of Irreality in Post-Medieval Scholasticism
(Language: English)
Daniel Novotny, Department of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo
Index terms: Philosophy, Science
Abstract

The session ‘Natural Philosophy between Medieval and Post-Medieval Scholasticism’ is focused especially on the concept of causation and necessity in the medieval sholastic tradition and its influence upon the post-medieval scholasticism. This issue will be considered from different points of view (e.g. philosophy, theology, logic etc.).