Research, Teaching & Conferences


Prof. Richard C. Taylor

Department of Philosophy, Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA 53201-1881

Office: 414-288-5649; fax 414-288-3010.

Email: or or

Skype ID: misterteaatmac

Visiting Professor annually, De Wulf - Mansion Centre for Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (for online live video graduate course)

Specialization: Medieval Philosophy in Latin and Arabic, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Islamic Philosophical Thought

Competence: Islam, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion, History of Metaphysics, Theories of Ethics, Conceptions of God

Current CV: click here.

Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ Graduate Courses with video lectures: click here.

Professional Website: click here.

Websites index page.

Annual Workshops sponsored by the Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ International Working Group:

Spring/Summer European Workshops, click here.

Fall North American Workshops, click here.

Annual Summer Workshop on Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions, click here.


Interview on Averroes with Peter Adamson for History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps at:

Video Lecture:

“Conceiving Creation According to Ibn Rushd / Averroes,” Philosophy in the Islamic Lands, The Catholic University of America, 15 November 2013.


Research Links:

• For some articles in PDF, click here.

  1. Aquinas and the Arabs International Working Group:

  1. DARE Project, Cologne:

Annual Research Conferences Organized:

Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ annual conferences in Paris (Spring/early Summer) and North America (Fall), click here.

  1. Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition

• Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions:


Marquette University Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy