A Contemporary Perspective on Arabic Medieval Philosophy

Lecture in English by Ali Benmakhlouf. Respondent: Daniel Heller-Roazen.

Ali Benmakhlouf is Professor of Philosophy at l’Université Paris-Est Créteil and a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France. A specialist of medieval Islamic philosophy, political theory, and Frege, he is the editor of the Arabic edition of the Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon. His recent publications include L’identité, une fable philosophique; Selon la raison; and Pourquoi lire les philosophes arabes?

Daniel Heller-Roazen is Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University. He is the author of Dark Tongues: The Art of Rogues and Riddlers; The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World; and The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations.

Any questions, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

Medieval and Renaissance Center Event, co-sponsored by the Department of French and the Department of Comparative Literature.











When: Wed., Sep. 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Where: The Great Hall, NYU
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212-998-8750
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Lecture in English by Ali Benmakhlouf. Respondent: Daniel Heller-Roazen.

Ali Benmakhlouf is Professor of Philosophy at l’Université Paris-Est Créteil and a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France. A specialist of medieval Islamic philosophy, political theory, and Frege, he is the editor of the Arabic edition of the Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon. His recent publications include L’identité, une fable philosophique; Selon la raison; and Pourquoi lire les philosophes arabes?

Daniel Heller-Roazen is Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University. He is the author of Dark Tongues: The Art of Rogues and Riddlers; The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World; and The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations.

Any questions, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

Medieval and Renaissance Center Event, co-sponsored by the Department of French and the Department of Comparative Literature.

Buy tickets/get more info now