Conway Graduate Seminar


Location: 715J Hesburgh Library (View on

This year's Conway lecturer, Peter Adamson, will offer a graduate seminar on Friday, September 25, 2019. The seminar will run from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM and will include lunch. Professor Adamson will speak on his most recent book, about a figure named Abu Bakr al-Razi. The readings will be circulated by email; if you don't receive them, please send a note requesting them to

The seminar is open to all. A reservation is required if you wish to join for lunch. Please respond by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27th. 

Adamson received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 2000 and is now Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany. He still retains a connection to the Philosophy Department at King’s College, London, where he was on the faculty until 2012. He has published widely in ancient and medieval philosophy and is the host of the popular podcast series History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, which appears as a book series with Oxford University Press.