Dr Ahmed Abdel Meguid

Analytic Method Working Group
Dr. Ahmed Abdel Meguid is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Syracure University, USA. He obtained an MA and Ph.D. from the Department of Philosophy at Emory University, USA and a BA in Philosophy and Economics from the American University in Cairo. His doctoral dissertation was on “The Hermeneutics of Religious Imagination and the Meaning of Human Nature in Kant and Ibn al-‘Arabi”. His specialisation includes Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism (particularly Avicenna, Ash‘arite theology (specifically al-Juwayni, al-Ghazali and al-Amidi) Ibn al-‘Arabi, and Averroës), History of Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion with a special focus on Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century German Philosophy, specifically the transcendental tradition (especially Kant and German Idealism) and the phenomenological and hermeneutical tradition (especially Dilthey, Husserl, Heidegger). Dr. Meguid’s forthcoming books include Hermeneutical Imagination and Aesthetic Consciousness: Ibn al-‘Arabi and the Synthesis of the Subjective Turn in Islamic Metaphysics and The Epistemology of the Life-World: Re-considering Teleological Judgment in Kant and Husserl. He has also published a number of articles in specialised academic journals.
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