Philosophy in the Islamic Lands

All lectures are held from 1:30 - 3:30, in the Aquinas Hall Auditorium. The flyer, as well as further details, can be found here.

September 6
Charles Butterworth, University of Maryland
What, then, is a Law-Giver?

September 13
Frank Griffel, Yale University
On the Perils of Documenting Non-Western Philosophy: The Case of Post Classical Islam (After 1200)

September 20
Therese-Anne Druart, The Catholic University of America
Al-Farabi & the Happy Marriage Between Music & Logic
Music by Dr. Spyros Koliavasilis

September 27
Emma Gannage, Georgetown University
Greek Scientific Model & the Roots of Arabic Philosophy

October 4
Nadja Germann, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg
Al-Farabi & the Emergence of Philosophy of Language & Islamic Thought

October 11
Sarah Pessin, University of Denver
Piety, Love, & Emanation in Islamic Jewish Neoplatonism

October 18
Sidney Griffith, The Catholic University of America
A Christian Philosopher in Abbasid Baghadad: Yahya ibn 'Adi on Right Religion & the Cultivation of Virtue

October 25
Jon McGinnis, University of Missouri, St. Louis
To Infinity & Beyond: Infinite Spatial Magnitude in Medieval Islamic Physical Theory

November 8
Deborah Black, University of Toronto
Angelic Intentions: Avicenna on Knowing Separate Substances

November 15
Richard Taylor, Marquette University
Conceiving Creation According to Ibn Rushd/Averroes

December 6
Robert Wisnovsky, McGill University
Avicennism and the kalam