DR. SIAVASH ASADI
Dr. Siavash Asadi earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Tehran University and a second bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Payam-e-Noor University. Subsequently, Dr Asadi obtained his master’s degree in philosophy and then a PhD in Islamic theology from Tarbiat Modares University. In addition to teaching at Guidance College Dr. Asadi is a research scholar at Duquesne University where his focus is inter-religious dialogue. In addition, Dr. Asadi also teaches world religions, philosophy, and logic. To date, Dr. Asadi’s has published more than twenty papers on a variety of topics that include Muslim women’s issues, religious violence, and philosophical theology.
- PhD Islamic Studies, Tarbiat Modares University
- MA Philosphy Tarbiat Modares University
- BA Chemical Engineering, Tehran University
- Adjunct Faculty, Humanities Division, Antioch College, Yellow Spring, Ohio,
- Adjunct Faculty, Department of Theology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
- Research Scholar, Department of Theology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Theology, Imam Sadiq University, Tehran, Iran
- Adjunct Faculty, Department of Philosophy and Theology, Ale-Taha Non-Governmental Institute of Higher Education, Tehran, Iran
- Researcher, History of Wisdom and Philosophy in Islam Institute, Tehran, Iran
Book Chapters and Edittings (in Persian)
- Asadi, Siavash.“Hermeneutic Foundations of Amina Wadood’s Viewpoint on the Woman in Islam.” In Islamic Feminism, Negative and Affirmative Viewpoints, edited by Mehdi Razzaghi, 58-91. Tehran: Tolloo’ Publications, 2016. •
- Asadi, Siavash. “Allegorical Explanations of the Quranic Verses About Prophet Muhammad’s Ascent.” In Mystic Commentaries of The Holy Quran, edited by Reza Akbarian, 121-150. Qom: Andisheh Publications, 2015. •
- Asadi, Siavash. “Applying the Principality of Existence Theory to Explain the Quranic Verses.” In Philosophical Commentaries of The Holy Quran, edited by Reza Akbarian, 96-157. Qom: Andisheh Publications, 2014
- Asadi, Siavash. “Nietzsche’s Dionysian Wisdom and Rumi’s Idea of the Holy, a Comparative Study on Virtue Ethics.” Organon F, Forthcoming.
- Asadi, Siavash. “Subject and Predicate in Existential Propositions: A Survey of Frege’s Problem and Its Solutions.” Organon F 27, no.4 (2020): 522-538.
- Asadi, Siavash. “Christianity and Islam on Salvation: A Comparative Analysis of Sacred Texts on Atonement in Christianity and Intercession in Islam.” Religion and Theology 3, no. 4 (2019): 19-29.
- Asadi, Siavash and Tahereh Hooshangi. “The Automobile Religiosity in Iran.” Society and Sustainability 1, no.1 (2019): 1-17.
- Asadi, Siavash and Tahereh Hooshangi. “A Theological Approach to the Identity Challenges of a Modern Muslim Woman.” Journal of Islamic Studies and Culture (American Research Institute) 6, no.1 (2018): 1-10.
- Asadi, Siavash. “A linguistic analysis approach to Avicenna’s Negative Theology.”International Journal of Philosophy 6, no.1 (2018): 1-7.
- Asadi, Siavash. “Sufism on Religious Violence, Based on Ibn Arabi and Rumi’s viewpoints.”Ecumenical Theology 29, no.1 (2017): 9-31.
- Asadi, Siavash. “An Interpretation of Proper name References Based on Principality of Existence Theory.” The International Journal of Islamic Thought (IJIT) 11, no.2 (2017): 43-51
- Asadi, Siavash. “The Non-Personal God: A Quantum Logical Explanation”. International Journal of Philosophy and Theology (IJPT) 4, no.2 (2017): 29- 39. Siavash Asadi: Curriculum Vitae
- Asadi, Siavash, Reza Akbarian, Muhammad SaeediMehr and Lotfollah Nabavi. “Different Interpretations of ‘Quiddity’ and It’s Effect on Evidence of ‘Principality of Existence Theory.’”Ontological Researches 4, no.8 (2016): 1-17.
- Asadi, Siavash. “Theological Roots of ISIS’s Thoughts.” Comparative Theology journal 10, no.3 (2015): 19-37.
- Asadi, Siavash, Reza Akbarian, Muhammad SaeediMehr and Lotfollah Nabavi. “Indirect Reference Theory on ‘Existence’ and ‘Existent’ Differentiation.” Iranian Journal for the Philosophy and Kalam 48, no.1 (2015): 1-17.
- Asadi, Siavash and Majid Hooshangi. “Rumi on Determinism and Free Will.” Iranian Journal of Philosophy and Theology 9. no2 (2014): 59-77.
- Asadi, Siavash. “Plato on Civil Religion.” Eshraq 1, no.6 (2014): 91-112.
- Asadi, Siavash, Reza Akbarian, Muhammad SaeediMehr and Lotfollah Nabavi. “The Ontological Explanation of Predication.” Iranian Journal for the Philosophy and Kalam 47, no.1 (2014): 1-18.
- Asadi, Siavash and Reza Akbarian.“Kant and Tabatabaei on Thing in Itself and Phenomena.” Iranian Journal for the Philosophy and Kalam 46, no.2 (2013-2014): 1-21.
- Asadi, Siavash and Muhammad SaeediMehr. “Distinguishing Factors for Triple Intelligibles.” Wisdom and Philosophy 9. no1 (2013): 43-62.
- Asadi, Siavash and Reza Akbarian. “To Inform about the Non-Existent Objects in Mulla Sadra and Williamson’s View.” Contemporary Wisdom 3 no.2 (2012-2013): 21-44.
- Asadi, Siavash and Muhammad Taghi Karami. “The Theological Foundations of ‘Hijab.’” Jurisprudence studies Journal 12, no.2 (2012): 91- 115.
- Asadi, Siavash and Lotfollah Nabavi. “Connective Particle Semantics in Quantum Logics.”Applied Physics Journal of Azzahra University 2, no.1 (2012): 5-22.
- Asadi, Siavash and Muhammad SaeediMehr. “The Distinction between Nominal and Infinitival Existence and its Philosophical Functions.” Kheradname-ye Sadra 17, no.3 (2012): 99-113.
- Asadi, Siavash and Lotfollah Nabavi. “A Survey of the Three Challenges of Classical Logic within the Realm of Quantum.” Allameh (Journal of Research Center University of Tabriz) 10, no.28 (2011): 131-156. Siavash Asadi: Curriculum Vitae
- Asadi, Siavash and Abd-al-Rasoul Kashfi. “A Logical Analysis of Some Views on Atonement Doctrine in Christianity.” Comparative Theology journal 2, no.5 (2011): 17-34.
- Asadi, Siavash and Abd-al-Rasoul Kashfi. “Heart Role in Pascal`s Religious Epistemology”. Philosophy of Religion Research journal 8, no.1 (2010): 151-170.
- Asadi, Siavash and Muhammad Taghi Karami. “The Possibility of Islamic Feminism.” Hura (The Journal of women studies) 5, no.2 (2010): 54-71