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Why the Institute?

Why the Institute


Why Studying 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 HosseinHossein Nasr(b.1933), Henry Corbin(b.1903-1978), Toshihiko Izutsu(b.1914-1993), William Chittick(b.1943), 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 traditions.

    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. 




Last Update : Jun 15, 2020 14:26