Fouad ben Ahmed
Etablissement Dar el-Hadith el-Hassania
(Institute of Hight Islamic Studies)
B.P. 6556, Madinat al-Irfane
Degree: M.A., PhD thesis defended in 2008
Current Projects on Averroes
- Member of the project Philosophy in Context (PhiC)
Recent and Upcoming Lectures
- "Scientific Interaction in Averroes: the Case of Optics between Physics and Mathematics" (Tafāʿul al-ʿUlūm ʿinda Ibn Rušd: al-Baṣaryāt bayna al- Tabiʿyat wa al-taʿālim) History of Islamic Sciences: Colloquium organized by Muhammadian Association of Scientists (Rabat, Morocco, February 24-26, 2010).
- "Elements of a Theory of Analogy in Averroes" (anaṣir naḏariyat al-tamṯil ʿinda ibn Rušd) Mechanisms of argumentation in Medieval Islamic thought. Colloquium organized by Centre of Human Studies and Social Research (Oujda, Morocco, April 13-14, 2010).
- "Averroes on Metaphors" Science and Philosophy in Classical Islamic Civilization. 8th International Conference of the SIHSPAI: (London, December 3-5, 2010).
- "Islamic Philosophers on regime of city: Necessary and Possible" (tadbir al-Madina ʿinda Falāsifat al-Islām: al-ḍarūra wa al-Imkān) Management of Disagreement in the Islamic Experience. Round Table organized by Dar el-Hadith el-Hassania Institute of High Islamic Studies (Rabat, December 9, 2010).
- "Averroes' Changes of Position and his Openness to Scientific and Theoligical Tradition" From Cordoba to Cologne: Transformation and Translation, Transmission and Edition of Averroes's Works. First International DARE Conference, University Of Cologne (Cologne, October 25–28, 2011).
Publications on Averroes
- Averroist Metaphors and Analogies (Istiʿārāt wa Tamṯilāt Ibn Rušd) (Beirut : al-Dar al-ʿArabiya Li al-ʿulūm, 2012)
"Conviction between Violence and Reason: Torture as Argument in Averroes' Rhetoric" (al-iqnāʿ bayna al- ʿunfi wa al-ʿaql: manzilat al-taʿḏib al-hiǧāǧiya ʿinda Ibn Rušd) al-Tasāmuh 19 (2007) 246-55.
- "Analogy and the Adversary's Profile in Intellectual Conversation: The Case of Averroes" (al-tamthil wa sūratu al-ḫaṣmi fī al-ǧidāl al-fikri: namuḏaǧ ibn Rušd) Islamyāt al-Maʿarifa 59 (Winter 2010) 87-118.
- "The Scientific and Political Dimensions of Theological Controversy concerning the Vision of God: The Point of View of Averroes" (al-abʿād al-ʿilmya wa al-madaniya li al-ḫilāf al-kalāmi ḥawla masʾalat al-ruʾya: wijhat nazar Ibn Rushd), Maǧalat Kuliyat al-Adāb bi al-Ribat [Review of Faculty of Letters of Rabat] 28 (2008) 53-81.
- "Metaphors and Analogies of al-Šariʿa According Averroes" (Isti ʿārāt wa Tamthilāt a-shariʿa ʿinda ibn Rušd), Maǧalat Kuliyat al-Adāb bi al-Ribāt [Review of Faculty of Letters of Rabat] 30 (2010) 125-61.
- "Politics in the image of Maritime Navigation" (al-Siyāsa bi Mantiq al-Milāḥa) ʿAlāmāt 35 (2011) 139-154.
- "Comparing Sciences to Sciences in Averroes" (al-Tamṯil bi al-ʿulūm li al-ʿulūm ʿinda Ibn Rušd) Thaqāfāt 24 (2011) 57-77.