Alumni Senior Fellow

Dr Abdolkarim Soroush

Alumni Fellows

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstraße 44
47059 Duisburg
Germany


Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of science
  • Philosophy of religion
  • The philosophical system of Moulana Rumi
  • Comparative philosophy

Current Projects

  • Shame and Responsibility

Vita

Since 1983 Institute for Cultural Research and Studies
Research Member
2003-2004 Wissenschaftkolleg zu Berlin
Visiting Scholar
2002-2003 Princeton University
Visiting Scholar for Islamic Political Philosophy
2000 Harvard University
Visiting scholar teaching Rumi poetry and philosophy, Islam and Democracy, Quranic Studies and Philosophy of Islamic Law
Furthermore: Studies in Pharmacy, History and Philosophy of Science, Master in Analytical Chemistry, Director of Islamic Culture Group. at Tehran's Teacher Training College

Selected Publications

Soroush, Abdolkarim: The World we live, (in Persian and Turkish)

Soroush, Abdolkarim: Intellectualism and Religious Conviction, (in Persian)

Soroush, Abdolkarim (2002): Tradition and Secularism

Soroush, Abdolkarim (2001): Moral of Gods

Soroush, Abdolkarim (2000): Reason, Freedom and Democracy in Islam, Essential writings of Adbolkarim Soroush, translated, edited with a critical introduction by Mahmoud Sadri and Ahmad Sadri, Oxford und New York, Oxford University Press

Soroush, Abdolkarim (2000): Urban Ritual and Religious Convictions

Soroush, Abdolkarim (2000): Amorous Gamble, 2. edition, Serat; Chåap-i

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1999): Political Letters, (in Persian), 2 volumes

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1999): Straight Paths

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1999): World's Agitating Character

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1999): Political Letter

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1999): Expansion of Prophetic Experience, (in Persian)

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1998): The Evolution and Devolution of Religious Knowledge, in: Liberal Islam - a sourcebook, edited by Charles Kurzman, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1998): Text in Context, in: Liberal Islam - a sourcebook, edited by Charles Kurzman, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press, PP 244-251 (1)

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1998): Straight Paths, An Essay on religious Pluralism, (in Persian)

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1996): The Tale of Love and Servitude, (in Persian)

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1996): Administration and Tolerance, (in Persian)

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1996): The definitive edition of Rumi's Mathnavi, (in Persian)

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1996): The Tale of the Lords of Sagacity, (in Persian), 3rd ed. Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1996): The Characteristic of the Pious: A Commentary on Imam Ali's Lecture About the Pious, (in Persian), 4th ed. Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1995): Lectures in the Philosophy of Social Sciences: Hermeneutics in Social Sciences, (in Persian), Tehran

Soroush; Abdolkarim (1994): Wisdom and Livelihood: A Commentary on Imam Ali's Letter to Imam Hasan, (in Persian), 2nd ed. Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1994): The Theoretical Contraction and Expansion of Religion: The Theory of Evolution of Religious Knowledge, (in Persian), 3rd ed. Tehran

Soroush Abdolkarim (1994): Observing the Created: Lectures in Ethics and Human Sciences,  (in Persian), 3rd ed. Tehran

Soroush; Abdolkarim (1993): Sturdier than Ideology, (in Persian), Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1992): Non-Causal Theory of Justice in Rumi's Work, Global Academic Publishing,  Binghamton, NH: Global Publications  

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1991): Sagaciousness, Intellectualism and Pietism, (in Persian), Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1986): Lectures on Ethics and Human Sciences

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1980): Satanic Ideology

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1980):  The Restless Nature of the Universe,  reprint (in Persian and Turkish), Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1978): Philosophy of History, (in Persian), Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1978): Dialectical Antagonism, (in Persian), Tehran

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1978): What is Science, what is Philosophy

Soroush, Abdolkarim (1978): Knowledge and Value

Awards

  • Foreign Policy magazine's 40 of 100 top global thinkers (2010)
  • Foreign Policy magazine's 45 of 100 world's elite intellectuals (2009)
  • Prospect magazine's 7 of 100 most influential intellectuals in the world (2008)
  • Time 100 most influential people (2005)
  • Erasmus Prize (2004)

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