Dr. Edward Moad is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Program at the Department of Humanities, Qatar University. He earned an MA and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a BA in Philosophy from Northwest Missouri State University. Dr. Moad’s research is in Islamic philosophy, with a focus on the metaphysical issues at the heart of the encounter between the philosophical paradigms of Ibn Sina, al-Ghazali, and Ibn Rushd that emerge in Ghazali’s Incoherence of the Philosophers and Ibn Rushd’s Incoherence of the Incoherence. His research interest includes Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion, Meta-ethics, and Comparative Philosophy. Dr. Moad has also taught at the National University of Singapore, the University of Texas-Pan American, and the University of Missouri-Columbia. His journal essays include: “On the First and Second Proofs of the Eighteenth Discussion of Tahafut al-Falasifa” (Turkish Journal of Islamic Studies, 2010); “Comparing Skeptical Phases in al-Ghazali and Descartes: Some First Meditations on Deliverance from Error” (Philosophy East & West, January 2009); “A Path to the Oasis: Shari’ah and Reason in Islamic Moral Epistemology” (International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, April 2007); “A Significant Difference Between al-Ghazali and Hume on Causation” (Journal of Islamic Philosophy, July 2007); and “Al-Ghazali’s Occasionalism and the Natures of Creatures” (International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 2005).