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Figure/Ground interview with Dr. Peter Adamson

Figure/Ground interview with Dr. Peter Adamson

© Peter Adamson and Figure/Ground Communication Dr. Adamson was interviewed by Andrew Iliadis on November 5th, 2012 Professor Adamson holds a joint appointment with the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. During 2012-13, he will be at King’s College London in the Spring term for a research seminar on Late Ancient Philosophy. He has published on a wide range of figures in Greek and Arabic philosophy, including Aristotle, Plotinus, al-Farabi and other members of the Baghdad School, Avicenna and Averroes. However, he has concentrated especially on the output of the translation circle of al-Kindi, who is usually credited with being the first philosopher in the Islamic tradition. This research includes The Arabic Plotinus: a Philosophical Study of the “Theology of Aristotle and Great... Show More
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