Prof. Peter Adamson: “Philosophy in the Islamic World” | Talks at Google

Peter Adamson is Professor of Philosophy King’s College London and LMU Munich, whose primary areas of interest are late ancient philosophy and Arabic philosophy. In addition to his research he is the host of now more than 300 episodes of the highly popular “History of Philosophy” podcast. Talks at Google welcomed him to talk about the Philosophy in the Islamic World.

In the history of philosophy, few topics are so relevant to today’s cultural and political landscape as philosophy in the Islamic world. In this talk, Adamson explores the history of philosophy among Muslims, Jews, and Christians living in Islamic lands, citing a diverse range of philosophers from hundreds of years, and discusses the relation of Kalam, the islamic theology, to modern philosophical studies.

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