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Pitzer Professor Ahmed Alwishah Illuminates the Illuminationists

Book cover - "Illuminationist Texts and Textual Studies"Claremont, Calif. (January 8, 2018)—Illuminationist Texts and Textual Studies, an anthology co-edited by Pitzer College Associate Professor of Philosophy Ahmed Alwishah, explores the Illuminationist philosophical tradition that originated in twelfth-century Persia and still shapes Islamic philosophy today. The book is dedicated to the memory of the late philosopher Hossein Ziai, who was a professor of [Read More...]
January 8, 2018
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Pitzer College Launches Speaker Series “Islam: Beyond Ideological Narratives”

MCSI Speaker Series "ISLAM: Beyond Ideological Narratives"Claremont, Calif. (September 6, 2016)—Pitzer College kicks off its Munroe Center for Social Inquiry’s 2016-17 speaker and event series, “Islam: Beyond Ideological Narratives,” today with a talk by Amat Alsoswa, the former minister for human rights in Yemen. Alsoswa, who will speak about Yemeni women’s rights, is the first in a lineup of distinguished speakers [Read More...]
September 6, 2016
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Professor Ahmed Alwishah’s New Book Explores Aristotle’s Enduring Legacy in Arabic Philosophy

Claremont, Calif. (September 9, 2015)—Ahmed Alwishah, associate professor of philosophy at Pitzer College, has co-edited a collection of essays, Aristotle and the Arabic Tradition, that examines Aristotle’s enduring legacy through the lens of the Arabic tradition. The book, co-edited by Alvernia University Assistant Professor of Philosophy Josh Hayes, is scheduled for release this month by [Read More...]
September 9, 2015