Curriculum Vitae of Seyed Ali Mahmoudi
Ph.D. in Political Science (Political Thought), Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran, 2003.
M.A. in Political Philosophy, York University, U.K., 1990.
He has completed courses on Peace Making and Preventing Diplomacy at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (Unitar) and at International Peace Academy, in Austria.
He has been a member of Working Group on ' Dialogue among Civilizations, and Peace and International Security ', held by School of International Relations (SIR) and the Unitar, in Tehran, 2004.
He currently teaches Islamic and western political philosophy, political science and methodology at University of Tarbiat Moallem, Allameh Tabataba'i, and Azad University in Tehran. His main field of research is political philosophy, morality, and religion. He has participated in several international conferences.
He has published eight books. They include: Justice and Liberty, Essays on the Philosophy of Politics; The Doctrine of Liberty in Hobbs' and Locke's Political Philosophy ; Kant's Political Philosophy, Political Thought in the realm of Theoretical and Moral Philosophy.
The last two books, which are his M.A. dissertation and doctoral thesis, have been translated into Arabic and published in Beirut (Lebanon) in 2004 and 2007, respectfully.
He has also published more than 80 articles on political philosophy, politics, morality and religion in different scientific and philosophical journals, and also contributed papers to a number of books.
Regarding Iranian Studies, he has completed six research projects on Ancient Iran and also critical works on the time and thoughts of some contemporary Iranian intellectuals, such as Sadegh Hedayat, Jalal Ale–Ahmad, Morteza Motahhari, and Ali Shariati.