PROF.DR. MÜFİT SELİM SARUHAN    
Name : MÜFİT SELİM
Surname : SARUHAN
E-Mail : saruhan@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 0312 2126800/1362
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF DIVINITY
Department : Philosophy and Religious Sciences-Department of Islamic Philosophy
ABS Url:https://abs.ankara.edu.tr/mufit-selim-saruhan
Personal Information

                      


                                
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Prof. Dr.Müfit Selim SARUHAN
Ankara University Faculty of Divinity
Department of Islamic Philosophy 


PERSONAL
Date of Birth and Place
: Bitlis,1969,


EDUCATION
B.A:
Ankara University Faculty Of Divinity (1992)
M.A: Ankara University Graduate School of Social Sciences  (1994) 
Ph.d  Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences  (2000)
Assoc.Prof. (2008)
Prof.Dr. (2013)
 
LANGUAGES
Arabic,
English, 
Persian (in reading),

 
EMPLOYMENT
1) Religious Affairs Directory, 1989-1992
2)  Ministry of National Education, 1992-1994
3) Bilkent University,   History Division, 1994-1995 
5) Ankara University Faculty Of  Divinity, 1996
 
AT ABROAD

1) Kyrgyzstan Osh State University Faculty of Theology, 2001-2002

2) Romania Ovidius University, 2003-2004

3) Vatican, Gregorian University, Visiting Prof.2008

4) Kazakistan Ahmet Yesevi University, Depatment of Religious Studies and Theology,Visiting Prof.2013

 

PUBLICATIONS

Published Books

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, Metaphor in Islamic Thought, Ankara, 2005.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, Knowledge and Freedom in Islamic Ethics, Ankara, 2005.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, God and Man in the Thought of Philosopher of  Evolution and Ethics :Ibn Mıskawayh İlahiyat Publications, Ankara, 2005 (4th edition, 2018 Eskiyeni Publication)

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, The Philosopher (Peripatetic School), İlahiyat Publications, Ankara, 2010. 2nd edition 2017,  third edition 2002 Divan Kitap Publication.5th  edition 2022.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, Be Free, Fecr Publications, Ankara, Fecr Publication 2019.
Saruhan, Müfit Selim, Be, The Journey of Existence, Ankara, Fecr Publication, 2020.
Saruhan, Müfit Selim,The Spiritual Physics with Islamic Philosophers,Ankara, Fecr Publication, 2021.

 
Editor:

Books

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,  Islamic Ethics, Ankara University Distance Education Publications Ankara 2012,  pp. 251.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, Islamic Ethics and Moral Principals, Grafiker Publications Ankara, 2013, pp 450.

 Journal:

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, Journal of Islamic Research, Ankara,

Chapters in Books

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Islah-Reform”, Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia, Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, (Editör Jamie Ehrlich) London and New York 2nd Edition 2017.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Objections for Euthanasia and Organ Transplantation and Determining Values in the Lights of Islamic Ethics”,  Islam and Bioethics Ankara University 2012, (editors: Berna Arda, Vardit Rispler Chaim) (http://kitaplar.ankara.edu.tr/dosyalar/pdf/846.pdf)

Saruhan, Müfit Selim “Friede”, Lexikon des Dialogs Grundbegriffe aus Christentum und Islam Band 1, Germany, 2013.

Saruhan, M.S, “Religion, Terror and Suicide Attacks”, Organizational and Psychological Aspects of Terrorism, Edited by Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism Volume: 43, Ankara, Turkey 2008, Publisher: IOS Press, Netherlnads, pp. 119-129.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,  “Peace” Barış”, İslamiyet Hıristiyanlık Kavramları Sözlüğü, Volume: 1, s.84, Editors:M.Selçuk, H.Albayrak, P.Antes, R.Heinzmann, M.Thurner, Ankara University Publications, Ankara 2013.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,"Religion Ethics and Law", Ethics and Philosophy of Religion, Ankara University Publications, Ankara 2007.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Ibn Khaldun’s view of Philosophy ,Matters of Islamic Philosophy Elis Publications, Ankara, 2003, pp. 167-186. 

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Main Principles of Freedom of Faith in the Qur'an as a Warrant for Human Right”, Human Rights and Religion Symposium 15-17 May 2009, Book: Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Yayınları, Çanakkale, 2010, pp. 53-67.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “The Spiritual Physick”, Islamic Ethics, Ankara University Puplications, Ankara 2012, pp.151-176.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Formative of Ethics and Virtues in Islamic Ethics”, History of Islamic Philosophy, Grafiker Puplications, Ankara, 2012, pp. 329-354.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Islamic Ethics and Its Sources", Islamic Ethics, Ankara University Puplications, Ankara 2012, pp. 65-90.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Epistemology in Islamic Philosophy", History of Islamic Philosophy (ed. İbrahim Maraş), Ankara University Puplications, Ankara, 2014, pp. 140-151.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,"Reconciliation of Philosophy and Religion ın Islamic Philosophy", History of Islamic Philosophy (ed. İbrahim Maraş), Ankara University Puplications, Ankara, 2014, pp. 266-287.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "The Justice: The Principal and Quarinty of Philosophy of Living Together", Philosophy and Culture of Living Together, (Prepared by Prof. Dr. Celal Türer), Türk Felsefe Derneği Yay., Ankara, 2015, pp. 285-303.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Ibn Miskeveyh", The Adventure of the Thought: From East to The West, Volume:6, (Editors: Prof. Dr. Bayram Ali Çetinkaya, Prof. Dr. İsmail Çalışkan, İnsan Publications, İstanbul, 2015, pp. 393-423.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Religious Sects: Roads and Doxa", The Realitiy of Islam and The Issue of Religious Sects, (Edited by: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Evkuran), Anadolu İlahiyat Akademisi Yayınları, Ankara, 2016, pp. 229-239.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Religion and Science: Assumptions and Prejudices", The Matters in the Religious Thoughts and Comments, (Editors: Prof. Dr. Şaban Ali Düzgün, Tuğba Günal), Endülüs Publications, İstanbul, 2016, pp.172-189.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "The Spiritual Physics in Ahmad Yasavi: The Principals and Methods", International from the past to the future Ahmad Yasawi Conference Proceeding Book, İstanbul,2016, pp. 973-983.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “The Philosopher Sufi: Sadraddin al-Qunawi / Filozof Sufi, Sadreddin Konevî”, A Handbook of History of Turkish Thought (ed. Prof. Dr. Bayram Ali Çetinkaya), Grafiker Publications, Ankara, 2018, pp. 149-163.

 

ARTICLES

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,“Relationship Between Kings and Philosophers in Islamic Philosophy”, Journal of Islamic Research, Ankara, 1999, pp. 202-209.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “A Comparison of the Usage of Metaphor in the Islamic Philosophers and Mystics,”, Journal of Tasawwuf,  Volume: 1, Issue: 3, Ankara, 2000, pp. 101-128.

Saruhan, M.S “ Ethics of Religion in Qur'an", Religious Studies,, V: 3, 8, 2000, pp 189-198. 

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Mental Roots of Terror”, Religious Studies, Ankara, 2004, pp. 303-314.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Evidence in Islamic Philosophy”, Journal of Islamic Research, Volume: 17, Issue: 4, Ankara, 2005, pp. 369-379.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,“Causes of Good and Evil”, Journal of Islamic Researche, Volume: 15, Issue: 4, Ankara, 2002, pp. 543-558.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,“Desire of Immortality”, Marea Neagra, Romania, 2004

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Cure of the Fear of the Death”, Ankara University Divinity Journal, Volume: 47, Issue:1,  2006, pp. 87-105.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “The Recovery of Extravagance and Miserliness in Islamic Ethics”, Journal of Islamic Researche- Economics Special Issue, Volume: 16,  No: 4, 2003, pp. 640-647.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Philosophical Matters in the Ibn Hazm as a Pioneer of Zahiriyya” Religious Studies, Volume: 8, 2006, pp. 159-181.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Al-Kindi and Five Substances”, Journal of Philosophy, Issue: 41,  Ankara, 2005, pp.166-175.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Ibn Kammuna and His views on Soul”, Journal of Tasawwuf, Volume: 6, Issue: 15, Ankara, 2005, pp. 289-300

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Mystical Ethics of Ebu Hayyan et-Tevhidi”, Journal of Tasawwuf, Ankara,  2000, pp. 115-126.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “God in Ibn Mıskawahy's Thought”, Hamdard Islamicus, Volume: 31, No. 3, 2008, pp. 35-45. 

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "The Matter of Epistemology of Ethics in Islamic Theology", Islamic Quarterly, Volume: 53, No: 3, London, 2009, pp. 269-278.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “A Consideration About Islamic Philosophy and its Issues”, Journal of Academic Researche in Religious Sciences, Volume: 9, Issue: 3, 2009, pp. 71-87.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Praise for Reason and Love in Zakarıya Al-Razi”, Hamdard Islamicus, Volume: 33, Issue: 1, pp. 21-29. (Indexed in Religion Index One: Periodicals, American Theological Library Association, Chicago).

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “On the Foundational Principles of Civilization in Al-Farabi”,  Kutadgubilig Journal of Philosophy-Science Research, Issue:18, 2010, pp. 383-401. (Philosopher's Index).

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “On the Ethical Rationalism of Al-Ghazali”, Journal of Islamic Research, Volume: 3, Issue: 2,  2010, pp. 51-66. (Rotterdam, Islamic University of Europa,

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Why Religious Ethics is being Underestimated?”, Kutadgubilig Journal of Philosophy-Science Research, Volume:19, 2011, pp. 443-449). (Philosoher's Index).

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Ethics in Islamic Thought”, Eskiyeni Journal, Issue: 28, Ankara, 2014, pp. 53-57.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim ,"Virtue of Virtues: Justice", Adam Academy,Journal of Social Sciences Volume: 5, Issue: 1, 2015, pp. 1-15.

 Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “God and Ethics: Assumptions and Prejudices”, Eskiyeni Journal, Issue: 31, 2015, pp. 7-24. 

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Our Need for The Thought of Ahmad Yasawi", The Journal of Türk Yurdu, Issue: 352, 2016, pp. 35-38.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Individuality: The Need for the freedom and Perfectness", Journal of Religion and Society,  Volume: 5, Issue: 2, 2017, pp. 16-33.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,"Why Our interpretion Differ?”, Eskiyeni Journal, Issue: 34, pp.191-203.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "From the Justice of Law to the Law of Justice", Eskiyeni Journal, Issue: 36, 2018, pp. 7-17.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Value of Knowledge in Sayyed Ali bin Usman Al-Hujwiri (Data Ganj Bakhsh)", Akademiar, Issue: 4, 2018, pp. 65-83.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Dynamics of  Professional Ethics :Metaphysics of Futuwwat and Akhism" The Journal of Theological Academia issue 9, 2019, pp.11-26.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,"Prejudices On Concerning Human Rights Vis-a-Vis Islam"The International Journal of Social Sciences,Jurnal Ilmiah,Vol.8, N.2. 20 May 2020,pp.397-408.

Saruhan, M.S, "al Farabi as a Moral Philosopher" Türksoy,Farabi Speciail Issue N.62.2020,pp.36-43.

Saruhan, MS. “Human Value in Islamic Thought”. IIUM Journal of Religion  and Civilisational Studies, vol. 3, no. 2, Dec. 2020, pp. 123-38,

Saruhan Müfit Selim, “On Time and Reincarnation: An Inquiry from Islamic Thought” Al-Qasemi Journal of Islamic Studies, volume 5, issue. 2(2020), 48

  Saruhan Müfit Selim  “Evidence Islamic Philosophy as a  civilization of Evidence  and Clash of Proofs”. Hamdard Islamicus, vol. 45, no. 1, Mar. 2022, https://hamdardislamicus.com.pk



SYMPOSIUMS

International Symposiums/Saminars/Panels/Conferences

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Islam and the Challenges of the Modern Society”, Romanian-American Colloquia on Comparative Religions and Cultural Heritage in Dobregea, Ovidius University and Southampton Long Island University, 21-28 March 2004.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Peace and Tolerance”, Kyrgyzstan and Indian Organization Conference on Freedom of Belief and Expression, Jalal Abad Kyrgyzstan 15-16 February, 2002.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “History and Civilization” (Istorie Şi Civilizatie), 13-14 Martie,2004 Constanta, Ovidius University, Romainia.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Obedience in Faith and Freedom of Conscience”, Symposium at Ankara University, 16-17 May 2007.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Religion, Terror and Suicide Attacks”, Organizational and Psychological Profile of Terrorism, Skopje/Macedonia 22-26 October 2007, pp. 119-130.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "On Ethical Analysis in Ibn Sina’s Thought", International Ibn Sına Symposium, Published by Istanbul Municipality, 22-24 May 2008 İstanbul.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Objections for Euthanasia and Organ Transplantation and Determining Values in the Lights of Islamic Ethics”, International Conference on Islam and Bioethics, Ankara University&University of Haifa, Manavgat-Antalya, Turkey 14-16th April, 2010.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “The Spiritual Physics in Ahmad Yasavi: The Principals and Methods" International Sympsium of Ahmad Yasavi, İstanbul, 26-28September-Kazakhistan-Almatı; 24-26 October 2016, Istanbul University, Abay University and Türk Ocakları. 

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Problems of Islamic Philosophy, Ibn Khaldun Views of Philosophy”, İslam Felsefecileri Derneği), Elis Publications, Ankara 2002.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Originality of Islamic Philosophy”, İslam Felsefecileri Derneği, 8-9 November Ankara, 2006.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “Main Principles of Freedom of Faith in the Qur'an as a Warrant for Human Rights”, National Human Rights and Religion Symposium, 15-17 May 2009 Çanakkale, Turkey, pp. 53-67..

 Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "The Spiritual Physics in Ahmad Yasavi: The Principals and Methods", International from the past to the future Ahmad Yasawi Conference Proceeding Book, İstanbul,2016, pp. 973-983.

     Saruhan,  Müfit Selim,   “ Islam and Scıence: Assumptıons and Prejudıces” International   Symposium of Fuat Sezgin,March 7-9 2019  Van    Publication of Hiper İstanbul 2019,  pp. 141-159.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, "Where we at Prof.Dr Fuat Sezgin's Horizon and Heritage ? Sezgin Approach to the Ancient Question of Our Backwardeness" Fuat Sezgin on  Science and Technic in Islamic Civilization  Symposium, 24-26 October  9 Eylül University İzmir 2019.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim International Symposium of Spiritual Architects of Bitlis and Its Region, 3-4 June/2021

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,Haifa University  Al Qasemi Academic College Department of Islamic Studies Veseı ( Vırtual Excahange Student in an International Environment) 2022.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim ,"Ethical Ratıonalism of al Ghazali" Haifa University  Al Qasemi Academic College Department of Islamic Studies Veseı ( Vırtual Excahange Student in an International Environment)28.2 2022.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,"Principles of Civilization in al Farabi" Haifa University  Al Qasemi Academic College Department of Islamic Studies Veseı ( Vırtual Excahange Student in an International Environment) 4.3.2022.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim,"Moral Change in Spiritual Physics Of Islamic Ethics." Haifa University  Al Qasemi Academic College Department of Islamic Studies Veseı ( Vırtual Excahange Student in an International Environment) 11.3.2022.

Saruhan, Müfit Selim, “A Consideration About Islamic Philosophy and its Issues” Karabük University, Meetings of Expertise and Discussions  on Language and Culture  29.03.2022.

Saruhan Müfit Selim " Nature of Human and Faith: A philosophical inquiry"  Panel:Dialogue:Atheism,Science ,Religion Iran 22 Mayıs 2022

 

    Supervised MSc and PhD Thesis (Title)

 

    PhD Thesis

CERAN Ömer,(2021) "Moral Relativism in Islamic Philosophy :A Case Study of Ibn al Arabi "Ankara University  Graduate School of Social Sciences

MIZRAK Seyhan, (2021) " Pure experience in Meister Eckhart and  M.Heidegger ^Ankara University  Graduate School of Social Sciences

YAQOOB, Luay Hatem, (2017),  “Edition and Analysis of Khojazade's Kitabu't Tahafut “Ankara University  Graduate School of Social Sciences

BOZYİĞİT, Ahmet, (2015), "Ibn Masarra and His Philosophy“Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences


      MSc
Thesis

GHAFUR ,Dana Mustafa, (2022) “The Source and value of Konowlege in al Suhrawardi “,Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

YILMAZ,Hatice Kübra,(2022)"The Virtue of Temperence and Its grounding in Islamic Ethics"Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

DEMİRTAŞ,Merve,(2022) " The Understanding of Relativity in Logical and Ontological Thought of Islam : A Case Study al al Kindi and Al Farabi "Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

KILIÇ Merve, (2021)"Casuality and Free Will in Ibn Sina"
Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

MUSTAFA Mevludin,(2020) "The Source and Value of Knowledge in al Farabi"

IŞIK,Esra, (2019),"The Perception Of Islamic Philosophy in German Literature :A Case Study of Max Horten"Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

ÇAMLI, Sercan, (2019),  "Theories Of Immortality Related To The Soul In Islamic Philosophy "İslâm Felsefesinde Nefsle İlgili Ölümsüzlük Teorileri",Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

ENGİN, Dilek, (2019), "Ethics and Mental Health in Ghazali "Gazali'de Ahlak ve Ruh Sağlığı", Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

KONYALI, Afra, (2018), "Theories Of Time In Islamic Philosophy" “İslâm Felsefesinde Zaman Teorileri”, Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

YILMAZ, Enes Rıdvan, (2017),  A Meta-ethical Approach to Aristotle Ibn Miskawayh and Nasiruddin Tusi “Aristoteles İbn Miskeveyh ve Nasîrüddin Tûsî'ye Meta Etik Bir Yaklaşım”, Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

UYMAN, Seçil, (2016), "Change and Improvement in Ethics: A Case Study of Nasirüddin Tusi “Ahlakta Değişim ve Gelişim Nasirüddin Tusi Örneği”, AAnkara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

KURTARAN, Mahmut, (2011), "Moral Philosophy of al Farabi“Fârâbî'nin Ahlak Felsefesi”, Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

ERİŞMİŞ, Kaçıran Azize, (2011),The Concept Of Friendship In Classical Islamic Moralists “Klasik İslâm Ahlakçılarında Dostluk Kavramı”, Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences

BARMAN, Kasım, (2010), "Domestic Ethics in Islamic Philosophy: A Case Study of Nasiruddin et-Tusi “İslâm Felsefesinde Aile Ahlâkı Nasîruddin et-Tûsî Örneği”, Ankara University  Graduate School ofSocial Sciences