CFP: Aquinas and the Arabs International Fall Meeting

Submission deadline: May 1, 2017

Conference date(s):
August 25, 2017 - August 26, 2017

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Conference Venue:

Dept of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana, United States

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Aquinas and the Arabs International Annual Fall Meeting

Dates: Fri, August 25th, and Sat, August 26th, 2017

Location: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

Submission Deadline: May 1st, 2017

Co- organizers: Therese Scarpelli Cory (Notre Dame), and Francisco Romero Carrasquillo (Univ. Panamericana),

The 2017 annual fall meeting of the “Aquinas and the Arabs Project” will take place at the University of Notre Dame.  We invite submissions of paper proposals on topics relating to the project interests, broadly construed as figures and themes whose study contributes to a better understanding of how philosophical concepts developed in an Islamic and Jewish milieu helped shape Latin Scholasticism. Papers may consider questions of transmission / influence; or compare thinkers from different medieval traditions; or deal with just one medieval tradition / thinker on a philosophical topic that is nonetheless of interest in multiple traditions.  In general, papers should be congenial for an audience consisting of specialists in different areas of Islamic, Jewish, and Latin medieval philosophy.  Please send a title and proposal of roughly 300-500 words to the co-organizers, Therese Scarpelli Cory, and Francisco Romero Carrasquillo,  Graduate students should additionally send a CV.  Program selection will take place by May 15th.

Information about papers: Each paper will be scheduled for a 1-hr slot.  We prefer to leave substantial time for discussion, so 35-40 min are suggested for presentation time, leaving 20-25 min for discussion.

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