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Peter Adamson

On Chronology As Second Nature

One of my favorite podcasts is the History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, on which Prof. Peter Adamson of Kings College, London, and the University of Munich, is slowly but steadily working his way through (Western) philosophy, from the Pre-Socratics to the present. This year is being taken up with philosophy in the medieval Islamic world, which is Adamson’s chief area of research.  While I know a bit about philosophy in the Islamic world (and have even taught al-Ghazali in a Great Books course), it’s an area that I ought to know more about and have really enjoyed and benefitted Read more