Dr Abdul Wahab Suri

Globalization

Free Media

Social Scientific Discourse

Social Ethics

Scientific Structure of Modern Life

Scientific Structure of Modern Education 

Religion Philosophy Science

Refutation

Possibility of Individual Freedom in Liberal Order

Politics of Rights

Philosophical Foundations of Contemporary Education

Muslim Hindu Nationalism

What Solution is Needed

Social Scientific Discourse

Politics of Rights

Moral Values

Khutbat-e-Iqbal

Islam and Science

Iranic Revolution

Industrial Revolution of Latin America

Industrial Revolution of Eastern Europe

Dominant Concept of Rationality

Democracy

Free Media

Human Rights

Possibility of Individual Freedom in Liberal Order(post-modernist View)

Scientific Structure of Modern Life

History of Ideas

Liberal State

USSR Revolution

Dr Wahab Suri Lecture at BCCT

Dr. Abdul Wahab Suri’s areas of interests are political theory and post-modernity and he specializes in Liberal Political Theory and its corresponding institutions. He obtained his Master of Arts in Philosophy (1995) and his Ph.D. in Political Philosophy (2004) from the University of Karachi. Dr. Suri’s doctorate dissertation focused on “Philosophical Analysis of Rawls Theory of Justice.” He has published several research articles which include “The Future of Communal Identities: Inherent Contradiction between Human Rights Framework and Collective Identities,” and “Ethics, Values and Society: Social Transformation” published by Oxford University Press in 2006. He is also the author of many articles in popular press publications such as Theera and Sahil. Currently Dr. Suri is Incharge, Department of Philosophy at the Karachi University and also teaches Philosophy of Art in the Visual Studies Department. As a member of the Board of Studies of Philosophy he helped to revise the syllabus of the Department of Philosophy, recently approved by the Board of Faculty, Karachi University. Dr. Suri is also member of the Editorial Board of Theera and in charge of its philosophy section (Sophistaya).He has been teaching courses in Various Leading Universities & Institutes for the last couple of Years.

Courses Taught:
1.History of Ideas
2.Psychology & Philosophy
3.Business Ethics
4.Current Affairs
5.Leadership Perspectives in Islam

Truth and Method: The Dilemma of Postcolonial, Developing Societies in Postmodern Intellectualism.

April 23, 2011

Truth and Method: The Dilemma of Postcolonial, Developing Societies in Postmodern Intellectualism paper presented in Seminar: Tradition & Art Karachi, 23rd April 2011 Poppy Seed Gallery & Baytunur in collaboration with Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture and Iqbal Academy Pakistan.

The Living Death of Modernity: The poverty of Post-modernity in the time of Terror.

Dept.of International Relations, University of Karachi.

March 9, 2011

The Living Death of Modernity: The poverty of Post-modernity in the time of Terror, paper presented in national conference on, Contemporary Paradigms of International-Relations Theory, held on 9thMarch 2011 in Dept.of International Relations.

The ontological basis of De-ontological Liberalism: The limits of Right based politics.

Pakistan Business Review Vol. 12 No.1 April 2010, p.110-133.

April 1, 2010

The ontological basis of De-ontological liberalism: The limits of Right based politics in Pakistan Business Review Vol. 12 No.1 April 2010, p.110-133.

“The Liberal Metamorphosis within a Human Rights Framework: The future of the Nation State”

Market Forces Vol. 5, No. No.4, Jan. 2010.

January 1, 2010

“The Liberal Metamorphosis within a Human Rights Framework: The future of the Nation State”, in Market Forces Vol. 5, No. No.4, Jan. 2010.

“The Possibility of Principle Art: Liberal Perspective”.

heera, Vol.9, No.2,

October 2, 2000

“The Possibility of Principle Art: Liberal Perspective” in Theera, Vol.9, No.2, Sept./Oct. 2000.

“Art and the Problems of Hermeneutics”.

Theera Vol.4, No. 3.

November 3, 1999

“Art and the Problems of Hermeneutics”, in Theera Vol.4, No. 3, Nov./Dec.1999.

“Jamhuriat: Islami Tahreeko ka Alamya” Trans. “Democracy: the Dilemma of Islamic Parties”

Sahil (monthly) Feb. 1997.

February 4, 1997

“Jamhuriat: Islami Tahreeko ka Alamya” Trans. “Democracy: the Dilemma of Islamic Parties” in Sahil (monthly) Feb. 1997.

State Vs Capital “The future of Democracy”.

Universal Massage Vol. 20 No. 8/9 August/September 1998.

August 31, 1998

State Vs Capital “The future of Democracy” in Universal Massage Vol. 20 No. 8/9 August/September 1998.

“Is A Piece of Art A Commodity”?

“THEERA” THE Island of Arts July/August 1999, Page 7-10

July 31, 1999

“THEERA” THE Island of Arts July/August 1999, Page 7-10.

Maghribi Tehzeeb Ke Usool-o-Mubadiyat.

Sahil Shawal.

April 11, 2000

Maghribi Tehzeeb Ke Usool-o-Mubadiyat, Sahil Shawal 1421 Hijra- P. 17-30.

The Victory of Poetry Over Philosophy, The Poverty of Post-modernity in the Time of Terror.

Conference on American Studies, Area Study Center for American Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University , Islamabad.

November 8, 2010

Presented in conference on American Studies, Organized by Area Study Center for American Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University , Islamabad, Nov. 05-08, 2010.

Is Bio-Ethics without the Morality of Rights? The priority of De-ontologism and the limits of Bio-ethics Discourse.

Ninth Asian Bio-Ethics Conference.

November 7, 2008

Is Bio-Ethics without the Morality of Rights? The priority of De-ontologism and the limits of Bio-ethics Discourse , paper presented Asian Bio-Ethics Association. Ninth Asian Bio-Ethics Conference 3-7 Nov. 2008, Yogyakarta Indonesia, Publication.

Truth and Method: The Dilemma of Post-Colonial Societies at the Juncture of modernity and Post-modernity in final networking conference .

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, UPSAM.

August 4, 2010

Truth and Method: The Dilemma of Post-Colonial Societies at the Juncture of modernity and Post-modernity in final networking conference organized Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, UPSAM in Jordon near Dead Sea 01 August 2010-4th August 2010.

From Hedonism to De-ontologism: The Trajectory of De-ontological Bio-ethics.

The fourth Joint UNESCO-University of Kumamoto,Japan.

From Hedonism to De-ontologism: The Trajectory of De-ontological bio-ethics.Paper to be presented in Bio-ethics and the concept of Happiness:The fourth Joint UNESCO-University of Kumamoto,Japan Dec 11-13 2010.

The Ontological Vs De-Ontological: The Trajectory of Secular Liberal and Religious Political Forces of Pakistan.

August 1, 2011

The Ontological Vs De-Ontological: The Trajectory of Secular Liberal and Religious Political Forces of Pakistan Paper presented, in Conference Under Publication.

“Representing Islam”.

British Council.

June 29, 2003

“Representing Islam”, International conference organized by British Council held in Watford U.K. from 23 June – 29 June 2003. Paper presented Philosophy in Pakistan.

“Linguistic Analysis of the Concept of “LOVE”.

THEERA” The Island of Arts, Vol. 2 No. II.

January 1, 1999

“Linguistic analysis of the Concept of “LOVE” Part I, in “THEERA” The Island of Arts, Vol. 1, No. 1 January 1999.

“Some Contradictions in Capitalist Democracy”.

Pakistan Business Review Vol. I. No.I.

April 2, 1999

“Some Contradictions in Capitalist Democracy”, Pakistan Business Review Vol. I. No.I, April 1999 P. 42-46.

“Linguistic Analysis of the Concept of “LOVE”, Part II

THEERA” The Island of Arts.

June 1, 1999

“Linguistic Analysis of the Concept of “LOVE”, Part II in THEERA” The Island of Arts, Vol. 2 No. II May/June 1999 Page 9-11.

Aalmi Sarmaya Aur Ameriki Riyasat.

Sahil Shaban-1421 Hijra P. 41-45.

February 1, 1999

Aalmi Sarmaya Aur Ameriki Riyasat, Sahil Shaban-1421 Hijra P. 41-45.

Quomi Riyasat ke Zawal ki sadi Sarmaya aur Riyasat ki Kashmakash Faisalakun Marhala Main.

Sahil-June 2000, P. 34-39.

June 1, 2000

Quomi Riyasat ke Zawal ki sadi Sarmaya aur Riyasat ki Kashmakash Faisalakun Marhala Main, Sahil-June 2000, P. 34-39.

Jamhooriat Aalaui Islami Tehrikoon ka alamiayah.

Sahil-October, 1996 p. 65-70.

October 1, 1996

Jamhooriat Aalaui Islami Tehrikoon ka alamiayah, Sahil-October, 1996 p. 65-70.

Dastooriate Ya Jamhoriat: Jamhoriat Ya Islam.

Ghazali Publishers Nov.2007.Edited by Moulana M. Ahmad

November 1, 2007

Dastooriate Ya Jamhoriat: Jamhoriat Ya Islam, Edited by Moulana M. Ahmad , Moulana Mehboob, Ghazali Publishers Nov.2007.

iberal Samadarana Inqalab ki Fikri Bunyadien.

Ghazali Publisher.

January 1, 2008

Latini-Ameriki Samayadarana Inqilab-Ek Jaiza, Under Publication, by Ghazali Publisher.

Final Net Working Conference: Peace and Conflict Studies.

Final Net Working Conference.

August 4, 2010

Final Net Working Conference: Peace and Conflict Studies, in Jordan near Dead Sea. 1st to 4th Aug 2010. Paper Truth and Method: Dilemma of Post-colonial Societies.

State Metamorphosis in Human rights framework.

Department of Philosophy University of Karachi in Nov. 2005.

November 1, 2005

An international conference organized by the Department of Philosophy University of Karachi in Nov. 2005. Paper presented State Metamorphosis in Human rights framework.

Quality in Education Teaching leadership in changing TimesQuality in Education Teaching leadership in changing Times, An International conference, Paper presented The Poverty of Methodology.

Aga Khan University Institute of Educational Development Feb 21-23-2006.

February 23, 2006

Quality in Education Teaching leadership in changing Times, An International conference at Aga Khan University Institute of Educational Development Feb 21-23-2006. Paper presented The Poverty of Methodology.

“The Roots of Terrorism in Post-Colonial Literature”.

An International Video Conference among British, Hungarian, Bulgarian and Pakistani Participants.

February 2, 2009

“The Roots of Terrorism in Post-Colonial Literature”, An International Video Conference among British, Hungarian, Bulgarian and Pakistani Participants. Respond the Article of Alicia Bohemier.

“History Conference ”Paper presented The Possibility of Meta-History.

Pakistan Historical Congress in May 2004.

May 4, 2004

“History Conference” An International Conference organized by Pakistan Historical Congress in May 2004. Paper presented The Possibility of Meta-History.

Ethics Values and Society: Social Transformation.Future of Communal Identities: Inherent Contradiction between human rights framework and collective identities”.

International Conference held in LUMS.

April 2, 2004

Ethics Values and Society: Social Transformation, International Conference held in LUMS in April 2004. Paper presented “Future of Communal Identities: Inherent Contradiction between human rights framework and collective identities”.

Incoherence of Multiculturalism.

Workshop organized by British Council.

December 3, 2003

Workshop organized by British Council held in Darbal Hall, Sharton Hotel 20th Dec. 2003. Paper presented Incoherence of Multiculturalism.

“Deconstructing Gender Discourse”.

Pakistan Business Review Vol. No.3, Number 2.

July 5, 2001

“Deconstructing Gender Discourse”, In Pakistan Business Review Vol. No.3, Number 2, July 2001 p. 38-52.

“Is History A Hermeneutical Activity”.

Past and Present Vol. 1, No.1.

December 3, 2001

“Is History A Hermeneutical Activity”, In Past and Present Vol. 1, No.1, December 2001 p. 160-168

Democracy as Idiosyncrasy: The Rortian Interpretation of Rawls.

Pakistan Business Review Vol. 4, No. 3.

October 3, 2002

Democracy as Idiosyncrasy: The Rortian Interpretation of Rawls, In Pakistan Business Review Vol. 4, No. 3, October 2002, p.43-53.

“Reading Zakaria’s Defence of Liberal Terrorism”.

Oxford University Press April-2006, pp. 284-299,Pakistan Business Review Vol. 6, No.2.

April 10, 2006

Oxford University Press April-2006, pp. 284-299
“Reading Zakaria’s Defence of Liberal Terrorism”, In Pakistan Business Review Vol. 6, No.2, July-2004.

What is living and what is dead in Iqbal:, in Revisioning Iqbal: As poet and Muslim Political Thinker.

(Editor) Gita Dharampal-Frick.

June 2, 2010

What is living and what is dead in Iqbal:, in Revisioning Iqbal: As poet and Muslim Political Thinker. (ed) Gita Dharampal-Frick, Ali Usman, Katia Rosteller, Heidelberg, Dravpadi Verlag 2010- p. 193-228.

“The Future of Communal Identities: Inherent Contradiction between Human Rights Framework and Collective Identities”, Ethics, Values & Society: Social Transformation

Ghazala Irfan (Editor ), Lahore University of Management Sciences , Published by Oxford University Press.

The Future of Communal Identities: Inherent Contradiction between Human Rights Framework and Collective Identities”, Ethics, Values & Society: Social Transformation Conference Proceedings, Edited by Ghazala Irfan Lahore University of Management Sciences , published by Oxford University Press April-2006, pp. 284-299

BOOK : Democracy in Question?,

To be published by Karachi University Press.

BOOK
Democracy in Question?, to be published by Karachi University Press, the draft has been submitted

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