Sami Hawi

Associate Professor Emeritus

Office: Curtin Hall 616
Phone: (414) 229-4395
Fax: (414) 229-5022
e-mail: hawi@uwm.edu

Degree:
Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo

Research Interests:
His primary areas of research are Islamic philosophy, existentialism, and phenomenology.

Teaching Interests:
Teaches courses on Islamic philosophy and mysticism, existentialism, phenomenology, philosophical psychology and the philosophy of human nature.

Publications:
"Concreteness and Abstraction in Kierkegaard" Philosophia (2003).

"The Concept of Leap in Kierkegaard: a Phenomenological Description" Al-Hikmat (2001).

"The Aesthetic Self in Kierkegaard: A Phenomenological Perspective" Iqbal Academy Review (1999).

"Ibn Sina and Mysticism" The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (1998).

"Philosophicus Autodidactus: Hellenic and Muslim Traditions," Islamic Studies (1996).

"Ibn Tufayl on Ibn Sina and Al-Ghazzali" Iqbal Review (1996).

"Ibn Tufayl's Critique of Al-Farabi's Thought" The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (1995).

"An Existential Theory of Truth" Wisdom (Al-Hikmat) (1991).

"Ibn Tufayl's Appraisal of His Predecessors and their Influence on his Thought" International Journal of Middle East Studies (1976).

"On the Existence of God and His Attributes" Journal of the American Oriental Society (1975).

"Phenomenological Radicalism in Islamic Thought" Pakistan Journal of Philosophy (1975).

Islamic Naturalism and Mysticism E.J. Brill (1975).