Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions

June 17 - June 19

8:00am - 8:00pm

Philosophy in the Abrahamic Traditions: Moses Maimonides

June 17-19, 2018 • University of Denver

Including 3 Keynote Presentations on Divine Will in Maimonides:

“Abravanel on Maimonides on Creation and Divine Will”

Dr. Daniel Davies • Universität-Hanburg

Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften

“Maimonides’ Rejection of the Avicennan Notion of Divine Will —How Far Does It Go?”

Prof. Charles Manekin • University of Maryland

Professor of Philosophy & Director of the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center of Jewish Studies

“Doing, Making, Willing: From Aristotle's Efficient and Final Cause to Maimonides' Avicennian Divine Will”

Prof. Sarah Pessin • University of Denver

Professor of Philosophy and Judaic Studies & Director of the Center for Judaic Studies

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Presented by the Departments of Philosophy at the University of Denver & Marquette University, and the University of Denver’s Center for Judaic Studies