Third lecture of the 2015/2016 lecture series
"Engaging with Contemporary Philosophy in the Middle East and Muslim South Asia: Themes, Approaches, and New Perspectives"
Ali Gheissari teaches history at the University of San Diego and has a research interest in the intellectual history of modern Iran. He has written extensively in Persian and English on modern Iranian history and on modern philosophy and social theory. Gheissari serves on the advisory board of the Philosophie in der nahöstlichen Moderne / Philosophy in the Modern Middle East book series published by Klaus-Schwarz Verlag (Berlin), and on the editorial board of the Iran Studies book series published by Brill (Leiden); he is also the editor-in-chief designate of the journal Iranian Studies. His publications include Democracy in Iran: History and the Quest for Liberty (co-author, Oxford University Press, 2006, 2009) Iranian Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century (University of Texas Press, 1998, 2008); and Kant on Time and Other Essays (in Persian, Tehran, 2016). Persian translation of Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Ethics (with Hamid Enayat, Tehran, 1991, 2015) and Manfred Frings et al., Max Scheler and Phenomenology (Tehran, 2015).
Dec 10, 2015 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Freie Universität Berlin
Seminarraum 2.2058 , 2. OG