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Asad Q. Ahmed [home page]

Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies

Office: 250 Barrows Hall
E-mail: asad.ahmed@berkeley.edu

(Ph.D. Princeton University, 2007). Asad Q. Ahmed is Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies. He specializes in postclassical (ca. 1200-1900 CE) rationalist disciplines in Islam, including the history of logic, physics, astronomy, and legal theories. He is the author of The Religious Elite of the Early Islamic Hijaz (Oxford, 2011), Avicenna’s Deliverance: Logic (2011), and the forthcoming Palimpsests of Themselves: Philosophical Commentaries in Postclassical Islam. Some of his publications can be found here: http://berkeley.academia.edu/AsadQAhmed