Semrad Lecture Series: Islamic Philosophy

Harper Center, Room 3027

Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Reception 5 p.m.
Lecture 6 p.m.

The Semrad Lecture Series is designed to bring prominent scholars in non-Western thought to Creighton students, faculty, staff and the public. This year’s guest lecturer is Tamara Albertini, D. Phil. Her talk will discuss Qustantin Zurayq’s notions of civilization through multiple lenses: Arab self-critique, Neo-Kantian historicism, and Khaldunian theory of societal bonding.

Tamara Albertini is a professor and the director of Islamic Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her research areas include Renaissance and Islamic philosophy. She holds a Lic.Phil. from the University of Basel in Switzerland and a D.Phil. from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany. She is the co-founder and president of the International Charles de Bovelles Society.

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