University Of Isfahan
               Ali Arshad Riahi,PHD







Ali Arshad Riahi, PhD

Professor Department of Islamic Philosophy and Theology

University of Isfahan, Iran













Ph.D. in Islamic Philosophy and theology, 1998, University of Tarbiat-Modarres, Tehran, Iran

·         Thesis : Judgment between Leibniz's philosophical ideas and Clarke's according to the book Leibniz-Clarke correspondence from Mulla Sadra's point of view

M.A. in theology, 1993, University of Qum, Qum, Iran



1.      Transcendental Philosophy

2.      Islamic Philosophy

3.      Theology


A)    Books

1- Sharajabian,H,Arshad Riahi,A.(2015). The Meaningfulness of Life from View Point of Mulla Sadra,Isfahan, Iran.Jahad Danshghahi

2- Arshad Riahi,A. Khajegir,A.(2015).The Levels of Divine Knowledge from View Point of Transcendental Philosophy, Isfahan, Iran.Jahad Danshghahi


3- Arshad Riahi,A.Huzurbakhsh.M.(2015).Consistency between Religion and Science, Isfahan, Iran.Jahad Danshghahi


4- Arshad Riahi,A.Najatbakhsh,M.(2015).Visual Perception about Allah from View Point of Theologians of Ashari, Mutazeli and shiah to Eighth Century A.H. Isfahan, Iran.Jahad Danshghahi


5- Nuruzi.T, Arshad Riahi,A.(2015).The Effect of Soul Puification on Perception from View Point of Ibn Arabi and Mulla Sadra Isfahan, Iran.Jahad Danshghahi




B)    Papers


1 - Arshad Riahi, A. (2002). Immortality of Human Soul from View Point of

Al-Farabi, Avicenna, And Mulla Sadra, Philosophical-Theological Research,10-9, 66-78

2- Arshad Riahi, A. (2001).The Exposition and Critic of Leibniz's Ideas on the Space & Time, Revue De La Faculte  Des Lettres Et Sciences Humaines, 32, 59-85


3-Arshad Riahi, A. (2006). A Critical Review of the Impact of Mulla sadra's philosophical Opinions Concerning "Existence" on his Understanding of the Quranic Verses, Islamic Studies, 70, 13-29


4- Arshad Riahi, A. (2004). The Theory of "General Soul and Souls of Spheres" and its Influence upon Mulla Sadra's Understanding of Quranic Verses, Maqalat Wa Barrasiha, 75, 161-178


5- Arshad Riahi, A. (2005). Proofs of Unity of Intelligent and Intelligible, Maqalat Wa Barrasiha, 76, 197-215


6- Arshad Riahi, A. (2006). A Critique on Mulla Sadra's Theory of "Substantial Movement " in and its Influence on his understanding of Qoranic Verses,  Maqalat Wa Barrasiha, 78, 13-31


7- Arshad Riahi, A. (2007), The absurdity of metempsychosis in the Islamic philosophy and the conviction of Rajah,  Maqalat Wa Barrasiha, 83, 9-29


8- Arshad Riahi, A. (2001).A Review and Criticism of the Arguments of the Necessity of the Absolute Being, Religious Thought, 4, 43-68


9- Arshad Riahi, A. (2004). A Critique and an Investigation of the Thesis of "Ideas" and its Influence on Mulla Sadra's Understanding of Quranic Verses, Religious Thought, 1, 3-20


10- Arshad Riahi, A. (2004). The Critique and Investigation of the Thesis of "Intellects" and its Influence on Mulla sadra's Understanding of Quranic Verses, Religious Thought, 12, 1-22


11- Arshad Riahi, A. (2003). The exposition and critique of Leibniz's ideas on the connection between soul and body, Philosophy, 36, 5-27


12- Arshad Riahi, A. (2000). The Critical Investigation of the Proofs of the Prime Matter in Philosophy, Humanities, 33, 1-19


13- Arshad Riahi, A. (2002). A Critical Analysis of the Thesis of Unification of Human Souls from the View Point of Al-Farabi, Avicenna and Mulla Sadra, Humanities, 41, 1-17

14- Arshad Riahi, A. (2002). The Causality in the Muhyiddin ibn Arabi's Mysticism, Daneshvar, 39, 1-9


15- Arshad Riahi, A. (2000). Immortality of the Soul according to Three Muslim Sages (al-farabi, Ibn Sina, Mulla Sadra), Kheradnameh Sadra, 20, 67-74


16- Arshad Riahi, A. (2001). The Faculties of Internal perceptions in view point of Ibn Sina and Mulla Sadra, Kheradnameh Sadra, 22, 75-81


17- Arshad Riahi, A. (2002). "Cause – Effect Determinism" and the "Free Will", Kheradnameh Sadra, 28, 59-65


18- Arshad Riahi, A. (2002). A Critique on Ibn – Sina  and Mulla Sadra's views on the Four Accidental Motions, Kheradnameh Sadra, 29, 31-40


19- Arshad Riahi, A. (2004). Positive and Negative Effects of Sadrian Philosophy on his Understanding of Quranic Verses, Kheradnameh Sadra, 35, 50-59


20- Arshad Riahi, A., Qasimi, KH. (2009). A Critique of the Principle of the One, Kheradnameh Sadra, 57, 22-33


21- Arshad Riahi, A., Jamshidian, M. (2010), Intellects in Sadrian Philosophy and the Angelology of Nahj al-balaghah, Kheradnameh Sadra, 58, 82-98

22-Arshad Riahi, A., Iranpur, P. (2010). Method of Knowing the Hidden World from View Point of Mulla Sadra and "Allamah Tabataba'i", Kheradnameh Sadra, 59, 85-99

23-Arshad Riahi, A., Wadad, M. (2012). The Intermediate Perfection of the Human Soul in the Transcendent Philosophy with particular Emphasis on Contemporary Views , Kheradnameh Sadra, 68, 49-57





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