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Yasser Qureshy

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Affiliated Postdoctoral Researcher
Philosophical Theology
Faculty of Divinity
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Dr Yasser Qureshy

Dr Yasser Qureshy is a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Faculty of Divinity and the University of Cambridge.

Dr Qureshy read for a MA in Ancient Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford (Oriel College) with a dissertation on Aristotle’s theory of metabasis in the Posterior Analytics and a PhD in Philosophical Theology at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge (Wolfson College) with a thesis that explored the development of theological method in the classical Ash‘arī school.

Dr Qureshy’s current research is focussed on three main areas: knowledge and methods of reasoning in Aristotle, specifically in Topics and Prior- and Posterior Analytics; theological method and systematicity in the Islamic philosophico-theological tradition post-Juwaynī; and post-Razian developments in logic.

Select publications

Key publications:

  • Ismā‘īl Gelenbevī: The Life, Works, and Thought of an 18th Century Ottoman Polymath (forthcoming with De Gruyter)
  • Development of Theological Method in Classical Ash‘arism (forthcoming with De Gruyter)
  • Ontological Contrariety in Classical Ash‘arism (forthcoming)