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Workshop: Aristotle and Avicenna on Modal Syllogistic

  • When Jun 18, 2015 12:00 to Jun 20, 2015 04:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200)
  • Where Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Luisenstr. 56, room 122
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Participants will be Marko Malink, Stephen Menn, Lukas Muehlethaler, Jacob Rosen, Khaled el-RouayhebTony Street, Riccardo Strobino, Paul Thom, Adam Crager.

Programm (details might be changed on short notice)

Thursday June 18: Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstrasse 56, Room 122

Marko Malink (NYU): Interpreting Aristotle's modal syllogistic: weighing costs and benefits, 11:00-1:00

Lunch at Mensa Nord, 1:00-2:30

Jacob Rosen (Harvard): Saving Aristotle's modal syllogistic?, 2:30-4:00

Coffee break, 4:00-4:30

Adam Crager (UCLA): Formal alternatives to Malink's interpretation, 4:30-6:00


Friday June 19: Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstrasse 56, Room 122

Stephen Menn (Humboldt): Problems in Aristotelian modal syllogistic and Avicenna's solutions in the Najât, 10:00-12:00

Coffee break, 12:00-12:30

Riccardo Strobino (Tufts): Avicenna on absolute and necessity propositions in Prior and Posterior Analytics, 12:30-1:30

Lunch at Mensa Nord, 1:30-2:30

Paul Thom (Sydney): Formalizing Arabic modal logic: Avicenna, 2:30-4:00

Coffee break, 4:00-4:30

Stephen Menn (Humboldt): Avicenna's logical system in the Najât, and some open questions, 4:30-6:00


Saturday June 20: Topoi-Haus, Hannoversche Straße 6, East Wing, Room 1.03

Khaled el-Rouayheb (Harvard): Khûnajî on Barbara syllogisms with possibility minors, 10:30-12:00

Buffet lunch, 12:00-1:30

Tony Street (Cambridge): Reflections on the early reception of Kâtibî's Shamsiyya, 1:30-3:00

Coffee break, 3:00-4:00

Paul Thom (Sydney): Formalizing Arabic modal logic: Kâtibî, 4:00-5:30


Sunday June 21: Topoi-Haus, East Wing, Room 1.03

Tony Street (Cambridge): Text-session: Khûnajî on conversion, 10:00-10:30

Paul Thom (Sydney): Impossible subjects: plural logics (Râzî, Abharî and Khûnajî), 10:30-12:00

Lunch in the neighborhood, 12:00-2:00

Khaled el-Rouayheb (Harvard): Text-session: Khûnajî on possibility minors, 2:00-3:30


Monday June 22: Topoi-Haus, Hannoversche Straße 6, East Wing, Room 3.03

Marko Malink (NYU): Essential Predication in Posterior Analytics I,22, 1:15-4:00 (with a 30-minute coffee break)