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University of Missouri , St. Louis
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Speaker: Jon McGinnis (University of Missouri, St. Louis): "A Small Discovery: Avicenna's Theory of Minima Naturalia"
Commentator: Alnoor Dhanani (Harvard University)
A section of Avicenna's work from ...
A section of Avicenna's work from "The Healing" called "The Physics" was translated by Jon McGinnis, an associate professor in the department of philosophy of the University of Missouri-St.
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Jon McGinnis of the ...
Jon McGinnis of the University of Missouri, St. Louis, describes Pingree's life-work thus:
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Jon McGinnis (University of Missouri, St. Louis) is Professor of classical and medieval philosophy at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.
His general research interest is in natural philosophy done in Greek, Arabic, and Latin within the Aristotelian tradition.
In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of Avicenna in the Oxford University Press' Great Medieval Thinkers Series (2010), translator and editor of Avicenna's Physics from his encyclopedic work, The Healing (Brigham Young University Press, 2009) and was co-translator with David C. Reisman of Classical Arabic Philosophy, An Anthology of Sources (Hackett Publishing Co., 2007).
Of recent note, he has become interested in the exchange between modern cosmology and theism.
McGinnis is also active in the "Aquinas and 'the Arabs'" project and served on the 2012 program committee of the ACPA.
Session II (10:00-12:00)Chair: Jon McGinnis (University of Missouri, St. Louis)