Philosophy at Iranian Institute of Philosophy?
- Are you going to find somewhere study philosophy there? Your answer is here!
- Now, you would go further to ask why? Let us tell you why!
More than in any other subject, students of
philosophy learn how to think analytically and critically on the one hand and improve their written and oral
argumentation skills on the other. Institute's students can critically engage with Islamic, Iranian, and Western Philosophical positions, enjoying its disciplinary cultures. This practice enables them to
radically question what is otherwise taken for granted.
The courses offered at the Institute
encompass a very wide array of topics covering all of the most relevant issues
in practical and theoretical philosophy being addressed from both, a historical
as well as systematic lens.
Methodically, the Institute belongs to the Iranian
philosophy tradition, which spread far beyond the current dominant of interpretation in
the 20th century. It comes from the disciplinary cultures established by Henry Corbin(b.1903-1978), Toshihiko Izutsu(b.1914-1993), Jean During(b.1947), William Chittick(b.1943), Hossein Nasr(b.1933), Nasrollah Pourjavadi(b.1943), Ghlamreza Awani(b.1943),... . However, students are equipped with the essentials necessary
to critically engage with the wide variety of other existing philosophical
Philosophy students at the Institute do not
only appreciate the high quality of teaching but in particular enjoy close
supervision, a collegial atmosphere among students and lecturers, as well as
the freedom to shape their study plan according to their interest. From an
early point onwards, students are given the opportunity to emphasize their main
areas of interest.