Abbas Ahsan


  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - The Global Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy
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Abbas Ahsan received his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Birmingham in 2021. Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham. He is a member of The Global Philosophy of Religion Project directed by Professor Yujin Nagasawa.

Research interests

Abbas' doctoral research focused on the application of dialetheism, paraconsistent logics, and formal theories of truth to Islamic theological paradoxes. He is currently guest editing a special issue entitled Interactions between analytic and Islamic philosophy/theology (European Journal of Analytic Philosophy, forthcoming). His recent publications include 'Beyond the Categories of Truth, Islamic Contradictory Theology . . . Is there any such thing?', and 'Islamic Mystical Dialetheism: Resolving the Paradox of God’s Unknowability and Ineffability'. His areas of research interests are philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, metaphysics, Islamic philosophy of religion, and analytic Islamic theology.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts, University of Bradford

Master of Arts, University of Leeds


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