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General Director of the Arab Center for Research and Policy
General Director of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI). Bishara is a leading Arab researcher and intellectual with numerous books and academic publications on political thought, social theory and philosophy. He was named by Le Nouveau Magazine Littéraire as one of the world’s most influential thinkers. His publications in Arabic include Civil Society: A Critical Study (1996); From the Jewishness of the State to Sharon (2004); On The Arab Question: An Introduction to an Arab Democratic Manifesto (2007); To Be an Arab in Our Times (2009); On Revolution and Susceptibility to Revolution (2012); Religion and Secularism in Historical Context (in 3 vols., 2013, 2015); The Army and Political Power in the Arab Context: Theoretical Problems (2017); The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Daesh): A General Framework and Critical Contribution to Understanding the Phenomenon (2018); What is Populism? (2019) and Democratic Transition and its Problems: Theoretical Lessons from Arab Experiences (2020). Some of these works have become key references within their respective field. His latest publication titled The Question of the State: Philosophy, Theory, and Context (2023).
Bishara’s English publications include Palestine: Matters of Truth and Justice (Hurst, 2022); On Salafism: Concepts and Contexts (Stanford University Press, 2022); Sectarianism without Sects (Oxford University Press, 2021), among other writings. His trilogy on the Arab revolutions, published by I.B. Tauris, consists of Understanding Revolutions: Opening Acts in Tunisia (2021); Egypt: Revolution, Failed Transition and Counter-Revolution (2022); and Syria 2011-2013: Revolution and Tyranny before the Mayhem (2023), in which he provides a theoretical analysis in addition to a rich, comprehensive and lucid assessment of the revolutions in three Arab countries: Tunisia, Egypt and Syria.
Professor at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Professor at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies who previously served as professor at Yarmouk University in Jordan, Birzeit University in Palestine, and Qatar University . His research focuses on the concept of identity, Islamic theology and philosophy, and contemporary Arab and Islamic thought. His latest book is titled Discourse of Dignity and Human Rights.
Academic and Writer
Editorial Manager of Tabayyun, Academic and Writer. He has taught philosophy at several Arab universities, including: the University of Aleppo, Al-Furat University, and Kuwait University. He served as of Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Al-Furat University until 2011. He has published numerous books and studies dealing with contemporary philosophy, philosophy of science, and philosophy of language and logic. His interests include political culture in the Arab world and the Arab Spring revolutions. He is a member of the editorial board of a number of peer-reviewed Arabic journals, including: El Hiwar El Thakafi, published in Algeria, and Kalamoon, published by the Harmoon Center for Contemporary Studies in Doha. His recent books include The Political Dimensions of Contemporary Arab Culture, The Other Side of Science: The Absorption of Science into Modern Societies, and Man in the Postmodern Era.
Academic and Writer
editorial secretary for Tabayyun Journal at the ACRPS. He holds an MA in Modern and Contemporary Western Philosophy from the University of Algiers 02. His research interests focus on the issues of philosophy of religion and the sacred, Hermeneutics, phenomenology, existential psychotherapy, and contemporary existential philosophy.
Professor of Philosophy at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Professor of Philosophy at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Kassab has taught and carried out research in Lebanon, Germany and the United States. Her research interests focus on European and non-European culture philosophy, contemporary and modern Arab thought, questions of critique and enlightenment, questions of intellectual and philosophical independence and modern Arab historiography.
Professor of Philosophy at Birzeit Univeristy.
Professor of Philosophy, with a joint appointments in the programs of Democracy and Human Rights, and the Program of Contemporary Arab Studies at Birzeit Univeristy. He is also a member of Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at Birzeit University. Previously, he held the positions of Dean of the Faculty of Arts and served as founding Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. He is an editor, writer and political analyst who regularly makes appearance in Palestinian, Arab, and International news media.
Researcher at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
A researcher in Islamic thought, Islamic history, the principles of religion and Islamic jurisprudence. He works as an editor at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. He has participated in many conferences and has published numerous articles and studies. His published books include: Critique of Salafi Discourse: Ibn Taymiyyah as a Model; Criticism of Takfiri Thought in the Light of Imam Ibn Taymiyyah's Approach; Ali Al-Tantawi and His Views in Literature and Criticism; Ali Al-Tantawi and the Major Thinkers of his Time; and Wahhabism and Salafism: Ideas and Consequences (in two volumes).
Professor of Philosophy of Science and Methodology
Professor of Philosophy of Science and Methodology, and former Head of the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, at Cairo University. She received her doctorate in 1985, writing a dissertation on "The Principle of Indeterminism in Contemporary Science and the Problem of Freedom." For her Master's degree thesis she worked on "Karl Popper's Philosophy of Natural Science." Her publications include: Philosophy of Science in the Twentieth Century, and Toward an Islamic Scientific Methodology: Science Settlement in our Culture. She has written and/or translated thirty books, and received fifteen scientific awards and prizes.
Professor at Thi-Qar University.
Iraqi Translator and Professor at Thi-Qar University. In collaboration with Hassan Nazim, he has translated a number of works for the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer, including: Truth and Method (2007), Heidegger's Way (2007), Philosophical Apprenticeships (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought) (2013), and Gadamer on Celan: Who Am I and Who Are You? (2018). His own published books include The Antisocial Society and Ideology and Its Philosophical Representations in Modern Iraqi Thought.
former professor of Philosophy at Mohammed V University in Rabat
Moroccan researcher and former professor of Philosophy at Mohammed V University in Rabat. He has authored many research papers and his published books include, Al-Farabi's Political Philosophy ; Metaphysics, Science and Ideology; The Foundations of Contemporary Philosophical Thought; The Culture of the Eye and the Culture of the Ear; The Mythology of Reality; Thought in the Age of Technology, Between Connection and Separation, and the Logic of Disorder.
Professor of Philosophy at the University of Benghazi
Professor of Philosophy at the University of Benghazi. He received his PhD in Philosophy with a thesis on Scientific Rationality: A Critique of Kuhn's Account of Scientific Practice from the University of Wisconsin, the Master's degree in Philosophy from Georgetown University and the University of Wisconsin, and the BA in Philosophy in 1973 from the University of Libya. He is the former head of the Department of Philosophy at Al Ain University in the United Arab Emirates. His specialization falls within the fields of logic and philosophy of science.
Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Kuwait
Algerian Researcher and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Kuwait. Specialized in the philosophy of Michel Foucault in the philosophy of language and politics. His interests lie in translation and writing. His translations include, Society Must Be Defended and The Hermeneutics of the Subject: Lectures at the Collège de France 1981-1982 by Michel Foucault. His own published books include: The Concept of Discourse in the Philosophy of Michel Foucault, Philosophy and Language, Critique of the Linguistic Turn in Contemporary Philosophy, and Postmodernism and Enlightenment.
Professor of Philosophy, Department of
Philosophy, Kuwait University
Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Kuwait University, he received his PhD in 1995 from Hull University in Britain specializing in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. His dissertation was titled "The Role of Literature and Religion in the Development of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Thought." He contributed to compiling the secondary school textbook Philosophy, and has published studies in peer-reviewed academic journals. He has participated in many Arab and regional conferences.
Professor of Philosophy at Damascus University.
Palestinian/Syrian Academic and former Professor of Philosophy at Damascus University. He has supervised many theses and he also published widely, most recently the article "Religious Reform and its Prospects." He has published books on Husserlian Phenomenology and Hegelian Negative Dialectic.
Member of the Editorial Board
Professor of Moral and Political Philosophy at
the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Professor of Moral and Political Philosophy at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. He published in French two books on the American philosopher John Rawls, Etudes rawlsiennes: contrat et justice (2006); Le juste et ses normes: John Rawls et le concept du politique (2007). He is also author of many articles and chapters of books published in Arabic, English and French.
Tabayyun is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ISSN: 2305-246). First published in in Autumn 2012