The Carlyle Lectures 2020

Date / time: 4 February - 10 March, 5:00 pm

The Carlyle Lectures 2020

Don’t Think for Yourself: Authority and Belief in Medieval Philosophy

Professor Peter Adamson (Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy at LMU Munich)

4 February 2020 – Taqlid: Authority and the Intellectual Elite in the Islamic World

11 February 2020 – Too High a Standard: Knowledge and Skepticism in Medieval Philosophy

18 February 2020 – Testing the Prophets: Reason and the Choice of Faiths

25 February 2020 – Using the Pagans: Reason in Interreligious Debate

3 March 2020 – Some Pagans are Better than Others: the Merits of Plato and Aristotle

10 March 2020 – Finding Their Voice: Women in Byzantine and Latin Christian Philosophy


Tuesdays, weeks 3 – 8 Hilary Term, University of Oxford, South Schools, Examination Schools, Oxford

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