El-Rouayheb_Khaled

Khaled El-Rouayheb - James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic and of Islamic Intellectual History - ON LEAVE 2015-2016

Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Phone:
617-495-1681
Fax:
617-496-8904
Email:
kel@fas.harvard.edu
Office:
Semitic Museum Rm 308
Address:

Semitic Museum
6 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Biography

Khaled El-Rouayheb's research interests include: the intellectual and cultural history of the Arabic-Islamic world in the early-modern period (1500-1800); the history of Arabic logic; Islamic theology and philosophy. He holds a PhD (2003) in Oriental Studies from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom).

His publications include the two monographs: Before Homosexuality in the Arabic-Islamic World, 1500-1800 (University of Chicago Press, 2005), translated into French (2010) and Slovenian (2012), and Relational Syllogisms & the History of Arabic Logic, 900-1900 (Brill, 2010). He has published a number of articles, encyclopedia-entries and book-reviews, such as: “Impossible Antecedents & Their Consequences: Some Thirteenth-Century Arabic Discussions”, History and Philosophy of Logic (2009), and “From Ibn Hajar al-Haytami (d.1566) to Khayr al-Din al-Alusi (d.1899): Changing Views of Ibn Taymiyya amongst Sunni Islamic Scholars”, in S. Ahmed & Y. Rapoport (eds.), Ibn Taymiyya & His Times (Oxford University Press, 2010). He is co-editor (with Sabine Schmidtke) of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Islamic Philosophy.

Professor El-Rouayheb currently serves as the Director for Undergraduate Studies at NELC.

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