04 February 2010

Public lecture: Alfarabi's Goal: Political Philosophy, not Political Theology

Tulane University, The Murphy Institute, Stibbs Conference Room, Lavin-Bernick Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA,
25 February 2010, 4.00 pm

Public lecture by Charles Butterworth: "Alfarabi's Goal: Political Philosophy, not Political Theology"


No abstract provided by the organizers.

Emeritus Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and currently Visiting Professor in the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, Charles Butterworth specializes in medieval Islamic political philosophy. His publications include critical editions of many commentaries written by Averroes on Aristotle's logic, as well as translations of treatises by Averroes, Alfarabi, Alrazi, and Maimonides. He has also published translations and analyses of the political teaching of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

The lecture is free and open to all.

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