Dr. Arash Naraghi
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy

Email: naraghia@moravian.edu

Education: M.A. and Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara (Philosophy: Philosophy of religion and ethics)

Interests: Epistemology of religious experience, The problem of evil, Islamic theology (ethical theories in Islam), Islamic mysticism (The school of Kowrassan), Contemporary Shi'ism, and modernism in Islam (The challenges of human rights, and feminism).

Curriculum Vitae
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Recent Publications and Presentations:

“Outlaw States and moral responsibilities of international community”, paper presented at a conference on "The campaign to Fight Crimes Against Humanity in Iran" Riverside Church, New York on 09/26/09.

“Two Arguments for Totalitarianism: The Iran Case”, paper presented at a Conference  on “Berkeley in Solidarity with Iran”, UC Berkeley on 10/22/09.

“Toleration in Islam”, delivered at The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California- Oakland on 10/23/09.

 “The moral foundation of Humanitarian Intervention”, presented at a Conference on “Transition to Democracy in Iran”, University of Maryland, College Park on 10/31/09.

“Ethics and Politics in Post-revolutionary Iran”, One hour TV interview with Voice of America(VOA) on 10/17/09.


120 Introduction to Philosophy
241 Ancient Philosophy
253 Philosophy of Religion
261 Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Mysticism
351 Epistemology


Email: naraghia@moravian.edu
Telephone: 610-625-7835
Office: Comenius Room 106