al-Ghazali, Incoherence of the Philosophers

Discussion 3 (2018-19)


 
 

                                        al-Farabi        Ibn Sina         al-Ghazali          Ibn Rushd 

AAIWG Research Seminar


An International Live Video Seminar on

Al-Ghazali’s Incoherence of the Philosophers

Discussion # 3

“On showing their obfuscation in saying that

God is the world’s enactor and maker . . . .”

Organizers:

Prof. Fehrullah Terkan, Ankara University

&

Prof. Richard C. Taylor, Marquette University



Participants:


Professors:

Prof. Fehrullah Terkan*, University of Ankara; Prof. Richard Taylor*, Marquette University;  Prof. Traci Phillipson*, Marquette University; Prof. Therese S. Cory, University of Notre Dame; Prof. Luis López-Farjeat*, Universidad Panamerican; Prof. Katja Krause, MPI, Berlin; Prof. Haris Macic, Katip Celebi University (Izmir); Prof. Ayse Oktay*, Suleyman Demirel Universitesi (Isparta); E. M. Macierowski, Benedictine College, Kansas; Prof. Jianlu Wang, Heilongjiang University, China; Prof. Edward Ryan Moad*, Qatar University; Prof. Isabelle Moulin, Strasbourg, France.

Graduate students:

Mr Brett Yardley*, Marquette University; Mr Nick Oschman*, Marquette University; Mr Mark Schulz*, Marquette University; Ms Rayann Jabber*,  Marquette University; Ms Armagan Atar*, University of Ankara; Mr Jacob Andrews*, Loyola University of Chicago; Aysenur Erken, Ankara University.


* Indicates confirmed participants.


Dates of Seminars

29 September 2018

27 October 2018

23 February 2019

30 March 2019


Times on Saturdays

Times: 9:30-11:30 am US Mountain; 10:30-12:30 US Central ; 11:30-1:30 US Eastern; 17h30-19h30 Central Europe; 18h30-20h30 Turkey.

Dates:  all Saturday: #1: 29 September 2018;  #2: 27 October 2018; #3: 23 February 2019, #4: 30 March 2019.


Marquette University Campus Location: Raynor Library 320a


General Format:

(a) Video lectures and/or texts of lectures will be posted for study one week in advance of seminars.

(b) Live video discussion via internet

2 hours:

Short introduction of no more than 10-15 minutes to issues by the assigned presenter.

Then the floor is open for discussion.


Schedule:

#1a: 29 September 2018: Short remarks on the Prefaces of al-Ghazali by Marquette and KULeuven graduate student Brett Yardley in 5 min., followed by short 15 min. open discussion. Brett will send out a written text and a link to a video presentation on 22 September or before.

Yardley video: click HERE.  Yardley text: click HERE or HERE.

#1b: Avicenna background by Marquette graduate student Mark Schulz: 10 min. presentation then followed by 80 min. discussion. Mark will send out a written text and a link to a video presentation on 22 September or before.

Schulz video: forthcoming.  Schulz text: click HERE.


#2: 27 October 2018 al-Ghazali, Incoherence: Third Discussion: “On showing their obfuscation in saying that God is the world’s enactor and maker . . . "

Prof. Fehrullah Terkan. Prof. Haris Macic & Aysenur Erken: 15 min. short presentation followed by open discussion.

Schulz video: click HERE.  Schulz textL click HERE. (FORTHCOMING)


#3: 23 February 2019 Ibn Rushd, Incoherence of the Incoherence Discussion 3; tr. Van Den Berg 1954; Arabic Bouyges 1930. Prof. Richard Taylor and Prof. Traci Phillipson, Marquette. Short 10-15 min. presentation followed by 100 min. discussion.

(See video presentation and text distributed one week in advance.)

9:30-11:30 am US Mountain; 10:30-12:30 US Central ; 11:30-13:30 US Eastern; 17h30-19h30 Central Europe; 17h30-19h30 Turkey.


#4: 30 March 2019 General discussion of texts studied led by Prof. Luiis López-Farjeat (Universidad Panamericana).

(See video presentations and texts distributed one week in advance.)

9:30-11:30 am US Mountain; 10:30-12:30 US Central ; 11:30-13:30 US Eastern; 17h30-19h30 Central Europe; 17h30-19h30 Turkey.


Some Introductory Video Lectures

on Ibn Sina, al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd

from the classes of Prof. Taylor


Ibn Sina:

Lecture 1 of 3: Click HERE.

Lecture 2 of 3: Click HERE.

Lecture 3 of 3: Click HERE.


al-Ghazali:

Lecture 1 of 2: Click HERE.

Lecture 2 of 2: Click HERE.


Ibn Rushd:

Lecture 1: Click HERE.



Those wishing to attend these meetings live via Skype

should contact Richard.Taylor@Marquette.edu

at least 24 hours in advance and agree to the conditions

of attendance indicated on the Welcome page of this website.