Qasem Tarkhan

Kalam Professor (Department of Kalam at IICT)

Office Location

Research Institute for Islamic Culture and Thought

What I think: Qasem Tarkhan

by A. Jalili, Office of Scientific Interactions

Qasem Tarkhan is the associate professor at the Research Institute for Islamic Culture and Thought (Department of Epistemology, the Research Institute for Islamic Culture and Thought); he has taught at Princeton since 2003.

He is the former head of “Institute For Research In Philosophy” (IRIP). He authored more than 30 books and 150 scholarly articles. He has held several lectures in different countries such as Saudi Arabia, the UK, Iraq, UAE, China, India, Russi, Georgia, Malaysia, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey.

Qasem Tarkhan

When I think about…

Ph.D. (2009)
Philosophy; Allameh Tabataba'i University; Tehran
MA. (2000)
Philosophy; Allameh Tabataba'i University; Tehran
BA. (1997)
Philosophical essays (collection of articles); IICT
Farabi Peripatetic Epistemology System; IICT
Revelation from the point of view of Macquarrie and Motahhari; IICT; 2003-2004
A study and critique of the originality of the will in the moral philosophy of DUNS SCOTUS; IICT; 2009
Causality in the Empiricist School and Islamic Philosophy, based on secondary intelligible; Mind Quarterly; 2009
Duns Scotus' epistemological views and its comparison with Avicenna views; Quarterly Journal of Wisdom and Philosophy; 2009
Avicenna influence on the ontology of Duns Scotus; Hekmat Sinavi Quarterly; 2009
A study and critique of Duns  Scotus' view of the creation of the universe and man (based on the views of Avicenna); IICT; 2009
Proof of the existence of God in the thought of Duns Scotus and the influence of Avicenna on it; Hekmat Sinavi Quarterly; 2010
A Study of the Concept of God in Existentialist Theology (Macquarrie) and its Critique from the Perspective of Islamic Wisdom; IICT; 2010
The Influence of Avicenna
 on the Subject of "Generalities" and the "Principle of Individuality" in Western School Thinking - A Case Study: Duns Scotus; Mind Quarterly; 2010-2011
A) Books
  1. The Influence of Ibn Sina on the Ontology of Duns Scotus; IICT; 2013.
  2. Theology of Existence; A Critical Comparative Guide to the Thoughts of John Macquarrie; The scientific center of the philosophy of religion; 2016.
  3. Existential Theology: A Comparative and Critical Study of John Macquarrie's Thinking, 2017.
  4. Philosophical Essays, 2020.
B) Articles