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  • Tzvi Langermann
    This is too late for anyone thinking of attending but it should give an indication of ongoing research in Islamic neoplatonism. Tzvi Langermann Dept of Arabic
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 30, 2004
      This is too late for anyone thinking of attending but it should give an
      indication of ongoing research in Islamic neoplatonism.


      Tzvi Langermann
      Dept of Arabic
      Bar Ilan University
      Ramat Gan, ISRAEL
      tel: 972-2-673-7837
      fax: 972-2-673-3480

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Lynne Dahmen <dahmen@MAIL.H-NET.MSU.EDU>
      To: <H-MIDEAST-MEDIEVAL@...>
      Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 10:02 PM
      Subject: Colloquium: Classical Arabic Philosophy, London, U.K.


      > THE WARBURG INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
      >
      > CLASSICAL ARABIC PHILOSOPHY: SOURCES AND RECEPTION
      > COLLOQUIUM - 29 - 30 April 2004
      > Organised by the Department of Philosophy, King's College London
      > with the support of the British Academy, the Mind Association, the British
      > Society for the Philosophy of Science, the Ismaili Institute and the
      > Classical Association
      >
      >
      > THURSDAY 29 APRIL
      >
      > 10.00 Doors open: registration
      >
      > FIRST SESSION
      > Chair: Dimitri Gutas
      >
      > 10.30 Cornelia Schoeck
      > Propositional logic from the year 18/639 to Ibn Sina (d. 428/1037)
      >
      > 11.30 Coffee
      >
      > 12.00 Carmela Baffioni
      > Neoplatonism revived: the Ismaili pattern in Muslim philosophy
      >
      > 1.00 Lunch (for invited guests)
      >
      >
      > SECOND SESSION
      > Chair: Dimitri Gutas
      >
      > 2.30 David Reisman
      > An obscure neoplatonist: the tenth-century philosopher al-Isfizari and his
      > Metaphysical Questions
      >
      > 3.30 Jon McGinnis
      > Avoiding the void: Avicenna's refutation of the void and his Greek sources
      >
      > 4.30 Tea
      >
      > 5.00 Yahya Michot
      > Al-Nukat wa-l-Fawa'id: a new, essential, source on the evolution of
      > Avicenna's thought, from the Hadiyat al-Ra'is to the Isharat
      >
      > 6.00 Wine Reception
      >
      > 7.00 Buffet Supper (for invited guests)
      >
      >
      > ***
      >
      >
      > FRIDAY 30 APRIL
      >
      > 10.00 Doors open: registration
      > THIRD SESSION
      > Chair: Charles Burnett
      >
      > 10.30 Tony Street
      > Avicenna and the Shirazi questions
      >
      > 11.30 Coffee
      >
      > 12.00 Frank Griffel
      > Al-Ghazali's ontology: a reading of Ms., London Or. 3126
      >
      > 1.00 Lunch (for invited guests)
      >
      >
      > FOURTH SESSION
      > Chair: Charles Burnett
      >
      > 2.30 Dag Nikolaus Hasse
      > Averroes' Long Commentary on the Metaphysics and its Renaissance readers
      >
      > 3.30 Toby Mayer
      > Fakhr al-Din al-Razi's critique of Ibn Sina's arguments for the
      > beginninglessness of time and matter
      >
      > 4.30 Tea
      >
      > 5.00 Sajjad Rizvi
      > Qadi Said Qummi's (d. 1690s) reception of the Theology of Aristotle
      >
      > 6.00 Close
      >
      >
      > Admission £10.00 per day or £15.00 for both days. Students £5.00 per day.
      >
      > For further information contact Elizabeth Witchell at the Warburg
      Institute.
      > Tel: (020) 7862 8949 or email: Elizabeth.Witchell@...
      >
      >
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