Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten



Heirs of Avicenna Workshop

12.03.2018 – 13.03.2018

Munich School of Ancient Philosophy

(Leopoldstr 11b, 4th floor).

Sponsored by the DFG.



Day one: March 12

10-10:15 Welcome

10:15-11:15 Tony Street
“Thirteenth Century Discussions of Signification and Meaning”

11:15-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:30 Fedor Benevich
“The Post-Avicennian Debate on the Nature of Knowledge”

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Michael Noble
“Wahm in the Heirs of Avicenna”

15:00-16:00 Salimeh Maghsoudlou
“The Reception of Avicenna’s Doctrine of the Origination of the
Human Soul in ʿAyn al-Quḍāt al-Hamadānī”

16:00-16:15 Coffee

16:15-17:15 Peter Adamson
“Self-Awareness after Avicenna”

Day two: March 13

10:00-11:00 Andreas Lammer
“The Classical Kalām Argument from Accidents for
the Origination of the World after Avicenna”

11:00-11:15 Coffee

11:15-12:15 Saleh Zarepour
“Avicenna against Mathematical Platonism”

12:15-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Hannah Erlwein
“Al-Rāzī on Secondary Causality and Occasionalism”

15:00-16:00 Gregor Schwarb
“The Heirs of Avicenna in Two Commentaries on the Mishneh Torah


“The Heirs of Avicenna in Two Commentaries on the Mishneh Torah”