Soroush, Abd al-Karim. (b. ). Iranian intellectual and political activist. Studied pharmacology in Iran, and chemistry, history, and the philosophy of science in. Iranian Intellectuals on “Islam and Democracy” Compatibility: Views of Abdulkarim Soroush and Hasan Yousuf Eshkevari. intellectuals of Iran: Abdulkarim Soroush (b. ), who sees no contradiction between Islam and the freedoms inherent in democracy, and Hasan Yousuf.
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Soroush, Abd al-Karim b. Views Read Edit View history. Interview with Abdulkarim Soroush By: Supplied photo The popular view of Islam has been skewed by the actions of minority extremists, according to world-renowned academics.
This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Over the past five decades, all the broad political movements in Iran have been religious in nature. Also a scholar in residence in Yale Universityhe taught Islamic Political Philosophy at Princeton University in the academic year. Over the next year, he lost his three senior academic appointments, including a deanship. It was an error-strewn oration. Soroush, too, was thus drawn into the field.
Soroush’s main contribution to Islamic philosophy is that he maintains that one should distinguish between religious as divinely revealed and the interpretation of religion or religious knowledge which is based on socio-historical factors. He has been accused by orthodox critics of preventing the Islamization of human sciences and by the opposition of the Islamic Republic regime of Iran to involvement in the dismissal of teachers.
Iran portal Biography portal. He participated in the Iranian revolution ofserving as one of its ideologues. A law imposing penalties on anyone associating with enemies of the Islamic republic is thought by his allies to have been at least in part provoked by some abul Soroush’s lectures and foreign affiliations.
After the revolution, Soroush returned to Iran and there he published his book Knowledge and Value Danesh va Arzeshthe writing of which he had completed in England. He is one of the most controversial figures in the religious and political polemics of postrevolutionary Iran… What is Islamic Philosophy?
Upon finishing high school, Soroush began studying pharmacy after passing the national entrance exams of Iran. The bloody wedding has ended and the fraudulent groom has left the bridal chamber. What emerged was that a democracy prevailed in different eras depending on the conditions of the time. According to the journalist Robin Wright:.
While in Tehran, Soroush established studies in both history and the philosophy of science. He was forbidden to soroksh new articles. From he served as a visiting scholar at the Wissenschaftkolleg in Berlin.
And, with a mixture of rage and hatred, the people of the world see off […]. Arberry, first published ; The Qur’an, translated by M. About What’s New Log in.
Soroush’s political philosophy, as well, remains close to the heart of the liberal tradition, ever championing the basic values of reason, liberty, freedom, and democracy. It was after receiving a master’s degree in analytical chemistry from University of London that he went to Chelsea Collegea constituent college of the University of London which was merged with two other constituent colleges: Abdolkarim Soroush What is Islamic Philosophy?
Sign up to receive email alerts from Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Christianity is most in peril, I noted, in Muslim-majority countries where either by official policy or official laxity, Christians are discriminated against, persecuted, tortured, threatened […]. The philosophy of Abdolkarim Soroush can be summarized as follows: The former, the essence of religion, is perceived as beyond human reach, eternal and divine.
Abdolkarim Soroush was born in Tehran in There is not an independent historical research on Soroush’s role in events which led to the Cultural Revolution and also his membership and his role in the Cultural Revolution committee.
Abdolkarim Soroush, a post-revolutionary […]. The Koran Interpreted, a translation by A. Religious Tyranny is Crumbling: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Soroush introduced his own definition of the term Religious democracy which is now a topic in contemporary Iranian philosophy and means that the values of religion play a role in the public arena in a society populated by religious people.
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