"Philosophy of Language before the Tenth Century: al-Kindī on Ambiguity"

Mon, Mar 11, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Emma Gannagé is Associate Professor in the department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University and in the department of Philosophy at the American University of Beirut, currently on leave from Georgetown. She teaches mainly Graeco-Arabic and Islamic philosophy. She is also the editor of the periodical Mélanges de l'Université Saint-Joseph. Her research interests include Arabic and Islamic philosophy as well as Arabic medicine and its relationship to philosophy especially in the post-Avicenna era. In addition to numerous articles, she is the author of a monograph: Alexander of Aphrodisias, On Aristotle’s On Coming-to-Be and Perishing 2. 2-5, annotated translation and introduction, Duckworth, London 2005 and the editor or co-editor of special issues and books including The Greek Strand in Medieval Islamic Political Thought (MUSJ 2004) and Ptolemy’s Philosophy and its Reception in Greek, Arabic, and Hebrew Thought, (Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies) Brill (under contract).

Light lunch served

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