Ahmed Abdel Meguid
Assistant Professor, Religion
Islamic thought [philosophy and theology]; late 18th, 19th, and early 20th century German philosophy [Kant, German Idealism, Dilthey, Husserl, Heidegger]
Previous Academic Positions
|Assistant Professor||Department of Religion, Syracuse University||2011-Present|
|Adjunct Faculty||Department of Philosophy and Religion, Spelman College||2010-2011|
|Adjunct Faculty||Department of Philosophy and Religion, Morehouse College||2009-2010|
|Part-time Instructor||Department of Philosophy, Georgia State University||2008|Education
|PhD||Philosophy, Emory University|
|MA||Philosophy, Emory University|
|BA||Philosophy and Economics, The American University in Cairo|Courses
|REL 165||Discovering Islam|
|REL 371||God in Political Theory|
|REL/PHI 394||Theories of the Self|Selected Publications
‘Human Nature in Islam,’ ‘Abū al-Hasan al-Ash‘arī,’ ‘Prophecy,’ and ‘Free Will’. Forthcoming in Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought. New Jersey: Princeton University Press.
‘Political realism in the Naturalistic-Psychological roots of Averroës’ Critique of Plato’s theory of political constitutions in the Republic’. Matter and Form from Natural Science to Political Philosophy, ed. Ann Ward. Lanham: Lexington Press, 2009. pp. 71-84.
"al-Messiri wa Ishkalyat al-Hadatha" [al-Messiri and the Problematic of Modernity] in A Tribute to Abdel Wahab al-Messiri (Ta’amulatat fi Alam Abdel Wahab al-Messiri) (In Arabic), volume I, pages (42-64). Cairo: Dar El-Shourouk Publishing Company, September 2004.