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: Prof. Fehrullah Terkan, Prof. Richard Taylor, Prof. Traci Phillipson, Mr Brett Yardley, Mr Nick Oschman, Mr Mark Schulz, Ms Rayann Jabber,  Ms Armagan Atar, Mr Jacob Andrews, ....


Proposed times and dates on Saturday

Times: 9:30-11:30 am US Mountain; 10:30-12:30 US Central ; 11:30-13:30 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.


REQUIRED INTERNET TEST FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS: 22 September 2018 AT THE SCHEDULED TIME OF THE SEMINAR. 9:30 am US Mountain; 10:30 US Central ; 11:30 US Eastern; 17h30 Central Europe; 18h30 Turkey.


Marquette University Campus Location: Raynor Library 320a


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 minutes to issues by the assigned presenter.

Then the floor is open for discussion.


Schedule:

#1: 29 September 2018: Short remarks on the Prefaces of al-Ghazali by Brett Yardley in 5 min., followed by short 15 min. open discussion.

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

#2: Avicenna background by TBA: 10 min. presentation then followed by 80 min. discussion.

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


#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 & his students: 15 min. short presentation followed by open discussion.

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


#3: 23 February 2019 Ibn Rushd, Incoherence of the Incoherence Discussion 3; tr, Van Den Berg 1954; Arabic Bouyges 1930. Prof. Richard Taylor and TBA. 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 TBA and TBA

(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 1 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.