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The International Étienne Gilson Society is organizing two satellite sessions during 2014 Annual ACPA Meeting in Washington, DC [see the Meeting program here].

IEGS Session 1

Friday 10 October 2014 10 AM to NOON

Topic: The Relation of Habits and Virtues to Philosophy, Metaphysics, and Religion

Organizer: Richard Fafara, Adler-Aquinas Institute

Chair: Curtis L. Hancock, Rockhurst University

Speaker: Jude P. Dougherty, Dean Emeritus, School of Philosophy,

The Catholic University of America

„The Virtue of Religion”

Speaker: Ken Masugi, Claremont Institute

„Aristotle on Wittiness as the Ultimate Moral Virtue.”

Speaker: Rev. James Schall, S.J, Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University

„Habits Without Metaphysics: The Abiding Pertinence of Gilson’s ‘The Future of Augustinian Metaphysics’”

Speaker: Rev. Pawel Tarasiewicz, Pope John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

„Person and Act in the Teaching of Pope John Paul II”

IEGS Session 2

Sunday 12 October 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Topic: Habits and Philosophical Acts

Organizer: Richard Fafara, Adler-Aquinas Institute

Chair: Peter Redpath, Adler-Aquinas Institute & Aquinas School of Leadership

Speaker: Robert Kohn, Theoria.com/Center for the Study of The Great Ideas

„Mind & Brain: The Mystery Revisited”

Speaker: William McVey, Adler-Aquinas Institute

„Thomistic Organizational Harmony as a Philosophical Habit”

Speaker: Donald Collins, Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland)

„A Created Being’s Esse as the Efficient Cause of its Essence: Some Moral Implications”

Speaker: Imelda Chlodna-Blach, Pope John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

„Highest Education as Habituation for Happiness”

The 2015 International Conference at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, Long Island, NY. Dates: Thursday, 25 June 2015 to Monday, 29 June 2015. Topic: Atheism, Religion, and Common Sense. If interested, please contact Dr. Peter Redpath [e-mail].

Renewing the West by Renewing Common Sense - An International Conference; July 17-20, 2014, Huntington, Long Island, NY [selected lectures] [program

Pope John Paul II and Totalitarianism – An International Conference; May 12, 2014, Lublin, Poland [selected lectures in English]

Jacek Woroniecki OP Memorial Lectures [photos]

Wybrane wykłady z sympozjów Przyszłość cywilizacji Zachodu i Zadania współczesnej metafizyki w formacie MP3:

Jan Paweł II wobec totalitaryzmów; Edukacja na rozdrożu, Cywilizacje wobec multikulturalizmu, Spór o dobro, Emigracja i cywilizacje, Totalitaryzm – jawny czy ukryty?, Ewolucjonizm czy kreacjonizm, Polityka a religia, Filozofia i edukacja.



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