Aquinas and the Arabs Meeting Fall 2014

Annual Fall 2014 Workshop on Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’

Annual Fall Workshop on Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’

The “Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ International Working Group”

At Houston, Texas, 5-6 September 2014

Hosted by The University of St Thomas, Houston

Organized by Richard C. Taylor and  R. E. Houser


Presentations on Aquinas and ‘the Arabs’ (inclusive of Maimonides as well)

will be considered for sessions of 75-90 min.
which allow for extensive discussion.

We will also consider presentations on philosophical
issues in the Arabic tradition itself that contribute to the understanding of
the sources employed by Aquinas.

Submission deadline: 1 August 2014

Established scholars: send a title with an
abstract of no more than 150 words.

Junior scholars and graduate students: send title,
abstract and current CV.


A draft of the complete paper must be sent by 15
August 2014 since we will have commentators for each presentation.

Send submissions for the Program Committee’s
consideration to:,

with a copy to

Any questions should also be sent to these

List of Attendees


Conference Schedule


Thursday 4 September

Pre-conference evening event: (TBA)

Friday 5 September 2014. Location: (TBA)



Saturday 6 September. Location: (TBA)