Dr. Seamus O'Neill presents work in Medieval Philosophy at three different conferences

Jan 7th, 2016

MUN Philosophy

Dr. Seamus O'Neill presents work in Medieval Philosophy at three different conferences

Dr Seamus O'Neill recently represented Memorial by presenting the following work at a series of meetings:

Heaven Past and Yet to Come: Anselm and Augustine on Demonic and Human Redemption,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, October 8-11, 2015 in a satellite session sponsored by the Institute for Saint Anselm Studies, Boston, Massachusetts.Invited 


Augustine and Aquinas on Sorcery and Demonic Possession: How Demons Lost Their Bodies in Christian Demonology,” presented at the Annual Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference (PMR) at Villanova University, October 16-18, 2015, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

The Neoplatonic Influences on the Demonology of St. Thomas Aquinas,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division), January 6-9, 2016 in a satellite session sponsored by the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, Washington D.C.

Some of this research is related to Dr. O'Neill's recent (2014-2016) SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada)Insight Development Grant, titled ‘Reconstructing the Demonology of St. Augustine’.

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