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Aquinas and the ‘Arabs’

Thomas d’Aquin et ses sources arabes

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Published on Thursday, May 19, 2011


Journées d’études organisées par C. Cerami (CNRS), V. Cordonier (CNRS), A. Oliva (IRHT), R.C. Taylor (Marquette University and De Wulf-Mansion Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)


Vendredi 20 mai

Salle Mondrian (646A), bâtiment Condorcet, université de Paris 7–Diderot

  • 10h00 – 11h15 R. E. Houser. Avicenna and Aquinas’s De principiis naturae, c. 1-3
  • 11h15 – 12h30 J. M. Chase. From Philoponus to Aquinas : Studies in the posterity of John Philoponus in Arabo-Latin philosophy
  • 14h30 – 16h00 J. McGinnis. Making Something of Nothing. Privation, Possibility and Potential in Avicenna and Aquinas

Mardi 24 mai

Centre Le Saulchoir, salle Dumont, Centre ISTINA

  • 09h30 – 10h30 L. X. López-Farjeat. Aquinas on Creation in II Sent., d 1, q 1, art. 1-2 and his Arabic / Islamic Sources
  • 10h40 – 11h40 O. Lizzini. Possibility and Creation. Some Remarks on the Views of Avicenna and Aquinas
  • 12h – 13h J.-B. Brenet. Thomas d’Aquin a-t-il lu le Kitâb al-Kashf ? Remarques sur la causalité
  • 14h30 – 15h30 R. C. Taylor. "First Averroism" and "Second Averroism" : an analysis
  • 15h50 – 16h50 D. Twetten. Aquinas’ early Essentialist Realism and the Avicennian Tri-fold Essence

Université de Paris 7–Diderot,
4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris

43 bis-45 rue de la Glacière, 75013 Paris



  • Paris, France


  • Friday, May 20, 2011
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2011


  • Thomas d'Aquin, Aquinas, Averroes, Avicenne, ibn Rušd, Ibn Sīnā, philosophy, philosophie, Philoponus, R.C. Taylor, Cerami, Codonier


  • cristina cerami
    courriel : cristinacerami [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • valerie cordonier
    courriel : valerie [dot] cordonier [at] hiw [dot] kuleuven [dot] be

Information source

  • Nad Fachard
    courriel : nad [dot] fachard [at] univ-paris-diderot [dot] fr


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« Aquinas and the ‘Arabs’ », Study days, Calenda, Published on Thursday, May 19, 2011, https://doi.org/10.58079/ii6

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