on the Border of Civilizations

Towards a Critical Edition of the Metaphysics of Avicenna



24 April 2016
Amos Bertolacci, Lectures in Iran on the PhiBor Project and the Philosophy of Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna)


Four Lectures at the Iranian Institute of Philosophy, Center for Strategic Research, and School of Traditional Medicine in Tehran, and Bu Ali Sina Foundation, and Hamadan University in Hamadan


Sunday 24 April 10AM, Iranian Institute of Philosophy, Tehran: “Towards a Critical Edition of the Ilāhiyyāt of the Kitāb al-Šifāʾ of Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna)”

Sunday 24 April 3PM, Center for Strategic Research, Tehran:“The New Aristotle, as a Bridge between East and West: Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) and the Ilāhiyyāt (Metaphysics) of the Kitāb al-Šifāʾ (Book of the Cure)”

Tuesday 26 April 3PM, School of Traditional Medicine, Medical Sciences University, Tehran: “Why did Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) call his philosophical masterpiece Kitāb al-Šifāʾ (Book of the Cure)?”

Tuesday 26 April 6:30 PM: Interview at IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) Channel 4

Wednesday, 27 April 4PM, Bu Ali Sina Foundation and Hamadan University, Hamadan: “Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) among Western theologians: The Case of Albert the Great (d. 1280AD)”