Alfred L. Ivry

Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies;

Ph.D. Oxford University, 1971, Ph. D. Brandeis University, 1963, M.A. Brandeis University, 1958, B.A. Brooklyn College, 1957, Diploma Herzliah Hebrew Teachers Institute, 1956.

Research Interests

Medieval Jewish and Islamic philosophy, medieval philosophy, history of philosophy, modern Jewish thought.

External Affiliations

American Philosophical Association; Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, President, 1995-1997; American Academy for Jewish Research, Board Member, 1991- ; American Oriental Society; Société Internationale pour l'étude de la Philosophie Médiévale; Association for Jewish Studies; Medieval Academy of America; International Society for Neoplatonic Thought; International Society for the History of Arabic and Islamic Science and Philosophy.

Select Publications

Averroes' Middle Commentary on Aristotle's De anima. Egypt: Supreme Council of Culture. 1994.

The Treatise on the Perfection of the Soul of Moses of Narbonne. Israel Academy for Science and Humanities. 1977.

Al-Kindi's Metaphysics. Albany: State University of New York Press. 1974.


Council for the International Exchange of Scholars Lecturing Award, 1989; National Endowment for the Humanities Research and Teaching Awards, 1973, 1976, 1978-1979, 1980-1981; Fulbright Awards for Lecturing and Research, 1963-1965, 1972-1973, 1982-1983.