Heidegger in the Islamicate World

Moser, Kata; Gösken, Urs; Hayes, Josh Michael (eds.) (2019). Heidegger in the Islamicate World. New Heidegger Research. London, New York: Rowman & Littlefield International

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Philosophical debates, many of them involving the appropriation of modern Western philosophical doctrines, are a crucial element shaping the intellectual and practical behaviour of many thinkers in the Islamicate world and their audiences. One Western philosopher currently receiving a particularly lively reception throughout the Islamicate world is Martin Heidegger. This book explores various aspects of the reception of Heidegger’s thought in the Arabic, Iranian, Turkish, and South Asian intellectual context. Expert Heidegger scholars from across the Islamicate world introduce and discuss approaches to Heidegger’s philosophy that operationalize, recontextualize, or review it critically in the light of Islamic and Islamicate traditions. In doing so, this book imparts knowledge of the history and present situation of Heidegger’s reception in the Islamicate world and suggests new pathways for the future of Heidegger Studies – pathways that associate Heidegger’s thought with the challenges presently faced by the Islamicate world.

Item Type:

Book (Edited Volume)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
06 Faculty of Humanities > Other Institutions > Walter Benjamin Kolleg (WBKolleg) > Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Network (IRN)

UniBE Contributor:

Moser, Kata Ilona and Gösken, Urs

Subjects:

100 Philosophy > 190 Modern western philosophy
200 Religion > 290 Other religions

ISBN:

978-1-78660-620-4

Series:

New Heidegger Research

Publisher:

Rowman & Littlefield International

Language:

English

Submitter:

Kata Ilona Moser

Date Deposited:

21 May 2019 15:28

Last Modified:

21 May 2019 15:28

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Martin Heidegger, Islam, Islamic Philosophy, Turkey, Iran, Arab World, Identity discourse, Translation of knowledge, Alternative modernities, Processes of reception, Shared intellectual history

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/128529

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