This is a public lecture and members of the community from outside the University are very welcome to attend.
It will be given by Professor Oliver Leaman.
Professor Leaman teaches philosophy at the Univesity of Kentucy, USA, and has previously worked in the Middle East and Britain. He is also a William Paton Visiting Fellow at the John Hick Centre for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham in spring 2013.
He has frequently written on Islamic Philosophy and his books include:
Islamic Philosophy: An Introduction, Polity Press 2009
Islamic Aesthetics: An Introduction, Edinburgh University Press, 2004
Introduction to Classical Islamic Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, 2001
History of Islamic Philosophy (ed. with Nasr), Routledge, 1996
A Brief Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Polity Press, 1999