Recent Publications


             Aquinas,               Alfarabi,                  Avicenna,         Averroes,       Maimonides  &    Albertus

Some Recent Publications

Richard C. Taylor, Marquette University

“Aquinas and the Arabs: Aquinas’s First Critical Encounter with the Doctrine of Averroes on the Intellect, In 2 Sent. d. 17, q. 2, a. 1,” in Philosophical Psychology in Arabic Thought and the Latin Aristotelianism of the 13th Century, Luis X. López-Farjeat and Jörg Tellkamp, eds. (Paris: Vrin 2013), 142-183 & 277-296.

“Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’: Arabic / Islamic Philosophy in Thomas Aquinas's Conception of the Beatific Vision in his Commentary on the Sentences IV, 49, 2, 1" The Thomist 76 (2012) 509-505.

“Intellect as Intrinsic Formal Cause in the Soul according to Aquinas and Averroes,” in The Afterlife of the Platonic Soul. Reflections on Platonic Psychology in the Monotheistic Religions, Maha El-Kaisy Friemuth and John M. Dillon, ed. (Leiden: Brill, 2009), pp. 187-220.

R. E. Houser, University of St. Thomas, Houston

“Avicenna, Aliqui, and the Thomistic Doctrine of Creation,” Recherche de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévale 80.1 (2013)

“Avicenna and Aquinas’s De principiis naturae, c. 1-3,” The Thomist 76.4 (2012)

“Aristotle and Two Aristotelians on the Nature of God,” International Philosophical Quarterly, 51/3 (2011): 355-375.

Luis X. López-Farjeat, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City

“Avicenna’s Influence on Aquinas’ Early Doctrine of Creation (In II Sent., d. 1, q 1, art. 2)”, Rechcerches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales 79, Peeters, 2012, pp. 307-337.

“El conocimiento animal en Aristóteles y Avicena”, Acta Philosophica (vol.19), Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Roma, 2010, pp. 125-144.

Jörg Tellkamp, Uinversidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico City

VisAestimativa and Vis Cogitativa in Thomas Aquinas’s Commentary on the Sentences,” The Thomist 76.4 (2012) 611-640.

“Why does Albert the Great Criticize Averroes’ Theory of the Possible Intellect?”, in Via Alberti. Texte-Quellen-Interpretationen (Münster 2009) 61-78.

Jon McGinnis, University of Missouri at St Louis

“Making Something of Nothing: Privation, Possibility and Potential in Avicenna and Aquinas,” The Thomist 76 (2012): 1–25.

More forthcoming.