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Adib-Moghaddam, Arshin (2016) 'Philosophy, Art and Critique: A (short) Conversation with the “other”.' International Studies Journal = Fasḷnāmah-i mutạ̄la'āt-i bayn al-milalī, 12 (3). pp. 75-86.

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Abstract

The article sketches a nexus between philosophy, art (poetry) and critique with a particular emphasis on the contribution of classical Muslim philosophers. At the same time, it demonstrates how luminaries such as Omar Khayyam and Ibn Sina, contributed to the renewal of philosophy as a freedom seeking exercise and as a means to pursue happiness through knowledge. In the second part of the article this discussion is geographically de-located to include critical theories from mainland Europe. The conclusion focuses on the comparability of these contemporary critical theories with the philosophies of the “east”

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Dialogue, Middle East, Philosophy, Art, Political Sciences, Critique, Other
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Politics & International Studies
ISSN: 17352045
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2021 15:19
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/34682
Related URLs: http://isj.ir/En/index.php (Publisher URL)

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