Friday, 26 October 2012

Curriculum Vitae of Muhammad Maroof Shah

             Curriculum Vitae
          Muhammad Maroof Shah
             Author and Columnist
Abstract of CV
With a background in sciences and doctorate in English literature he has authored three books and 45 papers on issues related to religion, philosophy, literary criticism, environmentalism and mysticism in many national and international journals. He has delivered special lectures on philosophy and mysticism in many Indian universities including University of Rajasthan, University of Hyderabad and Kashmir University. He has been writing columns in local newspapers mostly on social and cultural issues.

NAME
Muhammad Maroof Shah
PARENTAGE
Ab. Rashid Shah


ADDRESS/MAILING ADDRESS
 Rajbagh Colony, Nagbal Ganderbal, Kashmir, India 191201 
QUALIFICATION
B V Sc & A H, 2003
 Masters in English, Indira Gandhi National Open University, 2006
Masters in Philosophy, Indira Gandhi National Open University, 2014
 PhD  in English on The Problem of Nihilism and Absurdist Impasse in (Post)Modern Literature: A Metaphysical Appraisal of Samuel Beckett and Albert Camus, Mawlana Azad National Urdu University,  Hyderabad, India.
PRESENT OCCUPTATION
Research Scholar, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, Sher-i-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir
FIELDS OF INTEREST
Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language, Muslim Philosophy, Sufism, Comparative Religion and Mysticism,
 Comparative Literature and Postmodernism, Perennialist School.
DATE OF BIRTH
1- 04-1978
LANGUAGES KNOWN
English, Urdu, Kashmiri.
Familiarity with Persian, Arabic
PHONE
& EMAIL


Blog
9797187282, 9796179405
0194-2262701
marooof123@yahoo. com

maroofshah.blogspot.com

Books  Published
YEAR
TITLE
PUBLISHING COMPANY
SUBJECTS
PAGES
2007
Muslim Modernism and the Problem of Modern Science
Indian Publishers & Distributors, Delhi.
Philosophy of Science
Xiii
318
2007
Problem of Evil in Muslim Philosophy: A Case Study of Iqbal
Indian Publishers & Distributors, Delhi
Philosophy
Xiii
193
2014
Enigma of Osho: Perennial Philosophy in the Postmodern World
Indian Publishers & Distributors, Delhi
Philosophy






           


                           Book Chapters
Year of Publication
Publisher

Name of the Book
Title of the Chapter
Name of the Editor





2007
Sarup & Sons, New Delhi
Challenges to Religions and Islam: A Study of Muslim Movements, Trends, Personalities and Issues
Scriptural Language and Deconstruction
H. N. Rafiabadi
do
do
   do
Taliban in Modern and Postmodern Perspectives
do

do
do
   do
Conceptual Confusions in the Thesis of Compatibility Between Modern Science and Islam
do
do
do
  do
Modern and Postmodern Challenges to Religion
do
2008

Books Plus

Postmodernism, Language and Literature
Is Religion a Metanarrative? A Critique of Lyotard
M. A. Tak

2011


Gulshan Publishers,
Srinagar
Kashmiryat and Its Metaphysical Grounding in Reshiyyat
Kashmiryat through the Ages
Fida Hasnain
2012
Ashgate
Islam and Science: Historic and Contemporary Issues, Vol 2
Modern Science and Varieties of Muslim Modernism
Muzaffar
 Iqbal
2012
do
Islam and Science: Historic and Contemporary Issues, Vol 3
Iqbal’s Appropriation of Modern Science vis-à-vis Religion: A Critical Appraisal
Muzaffar Iqbal
2012
DK Printworld
Linguistic Representations: Path Ahead
The Unrepresentable that Shows Forth
R. C. Pradhan
2013
SAGE
Society, Representations and Textuality: The Critical Interface
Islam and Theodicy: Ruqiyyah Waris  Maqsood’s Theological Approach to Evil
Sukulpa Bhattarcharjee, C Joshua Thomas
2013
PPH, ZAPOL, Szczecin
Trust in a Global Perspective
Invoking Kashmir’s Aesthetics and Metaphysics of Trust Today
Maria Czerepaniak- Walzcak
Elzbieta Perzycka




 
            Works in Veterinary Sciences
Sheep Breeder’s Manual            Editor
Kashmir Veterinary Journal      Co-editor
Teur                                            Co-editor     

Extension Lectures Delivered
&
      Conferences/Seminars/Workshops attended and papers presented
Year
Papers
Held by
Mode of Contribution
October
2003

Humanism and Islam
National Seminar on Modern Challenges and Islamic Studies
S.H Inst. Islamic Studies, Kashmir University, Srinagar
Paper
18 June, 2004
Postmodernism and History
Dept. of History, Kashmir University
Extension Lecture
Jun 5,
2005
A Critique of Representations of Hagiographical Literature by Modernist Kashmiri Historians
International Seminar on Advent of Islam in Kashmir, Dept. Of Persian, Kashmir University
Paper
Jun 19
2005
Lyotard and the Metanarrative of Religion
National Seminar on Language and Literature in Postmodernism
Dept. of English, Kashmir University

Paper
June 8
2005
Ibn Rushd’s Defense of Reason: Modern and Postmodern Appraisal
National Seminar on Ibn Rushd, Department of Philosophy, AMU Aligarh
Paper
26-28 Sep
2005
Postcolonialism: A Perennialist Appraisal
 National Seminar on Postcolonialism and Literature
Dept. of English, Kashmir University
Paper
1 Oct
2005
Deconstructive and Perennialist Critiques of Exclusivist Theological Approach to Hinduism and Islam
National Seminar on Hinduism and Islam
Samvad at Mathura

Paper
15 Dec.
2005
Humanism and Mysticism: Are They Compatible (with reference to Ahad Zargar)
Seminar on Humanism : A Cardinal Creed of Kashmiri Literature
Libraries and Research Department, J& K Govt.
paper
Jan 28
2006
Perennialist Perspective on Interfaith Dialogue
Workshop on
Locating Spaces for Dialogue: The Interfaith Matrix and the Secular Space
Wiscomp at New Delhi
Paper
 19 March
2006
Perennialist and Postmodern critiques of Rationalist Approach to Religion
National Seminar on The Place of Reason and Faith in Religion
Samvad at Benaras, Varanasi

Paper
June
2006
Mysticism and Moral Values
Role of Literature and Media in Restoring Moral Values in Society
Libraries and Research Department, J& K Govt.
Paper
Jan 20
2007
Postmodernism and Perennial Philosophy: Two Alternatives for a Pluralist World
Centre for Kashmir Studies, Kashmir University
Extension Lecture
9-10 Feb
2007
Deconstruction and Sufism
National Seminar on
Modern Challenges to Islam
Dept. of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Paper
12 Feb
2007
Postmodernism and the Crisis of Western Philosophy
U G C ASIHSS Programme
Dept. of Philosophy, University of Rajasthan
Extension Lecture
13 Feb
2007
Appropriating Postmodern Challenge in Post-metaphysical Thought and Perennial Philosophy
U G C ASIHSS Programme
Dept. of Philosophy, University of Rajasthan
Extension Lecture
14 Feb
2007
Osho as a Postmodern Mystic
U G C ASIHSS Programme
Dept. of Philosophy, University of Rajasthan
Extension Lecture
16 Feb
2007
Perennial Philosophical Solution to some Problems in Western Philosophy
U G C ASIHSS Programme
Dept. of Philosophy, University of Rajasthan

Extension Lecture
28-30 April, 2008
Comparative Philosophy: A Perennialist Appraisal
Philosophy as Samvad and Swaraj. Seminar organized by The Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Paper
Oct 2009    

Is Buddhism dead in Kashmir?
8th Congress of Indian               Paper
Buddhist Society      


16-
18Sep 2009



Convergence of Response to  Suffering in Buddhism and Islam        




Kashmir’s Contribution to Buddhism
Organized by Institute of Kashmir Studies and Tibetan Institute of Buddhism

Paper





6-9March
2009

An Appraisal of Perennialist Approach to Comparative Philosophy
Ist Asian Philosophy Congress,
Organized by ICPR
Paper
                    



6-8 Feb, 2011

Wittgenstein and the Limits of Linguistic Representations
Linguistic Representations: The Paths Ahead
Organized by Dept. of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad
Paper

8 Sep
2011

Ibn Arabi and Comparative Philosophy
Mysticism
Workshop organized by Institute of Kashmir Studies, Kashmir University
Paper
9 Sep 2011

Mysticism of Joy: Sufism and Kabala
Mysticism
Workshop organized by Institute of Kashmir Studies, Kashmir University
Paper










11-13 Feb 2014

Nursi’s Approach to the Problem of Evil
The Risalae-i-Nur: Knowledge, Faith, Morality and the Future of Humanity
Organized by AMU, Aligarah and Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture.
Paper
11-12 Mar 2014

Reshiyyat is not Mysticism
Shaikhul Alam: An Icon of Kashmiri Culture
Organized by Shaikhul Alam Chair, Kashmir University
Paper
17-19 Mar 2014

Towards Developing a Sacred Centric Critique of Curriculum in English: Clues from A. K. Coomaraswamy
Literature and the Sacred
Paper













Research Papers and Articles
2003
Conceptual Confusions in the Thesis of Compatibility Between Modern Science and Islam
Maas Journal of Islamic Science, Vol. 19, No.1
2003
Iqbal’s Appropriation of Modern Science vis-à-vis Religion
Maas Journal of Islamic Science,Vol19,No:2
2003
A Critique of Iqbal’s Appropriation of Relativity (with M Muzamil Pirzada)
Maas Journal of Islamic Science,Vol19, No:2.
 2005
Modernist Islam and the Problem of Modern Science
Islam and the Modern Age, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Vol.XXXV, No.1
2005
Islam and Theodicy:Iqbal’s Approach to the Problem of Evil
Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Vol.XXIINo:3.
2005-06
Sufi Critique of Iqbal’s Philosophical and Theological Dualism
Danish, Post-Graduate Dept. of Persian, Kashmir University
2006-07
Why Does Evil Exist?:A Sufi Perspective
 Do    -do-
2007
Iqbal ka Misali Tasawuri Kirdar:Bali Jibriel kay Aayenay mai
Iqbaliat, Vol.18, Iqbal Institue, Kashmir University
2006
Iqbal and Islamization of Knowledge
Hamdard Islamicus.Vol.XXIX, No 1
2006
Iqbal and Islamization of Knowledge
Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society, Vol.LIV,No. 2.
2006
Beyond Absurdism and Nihilism: An Eastern Response to
Albert Camus’ Concepts of Metaphysical Revolt and Absurd

Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Vol.23, No. 3

2006
Iqbal’s Experientialist Argument for the Existence of God: A Sufistic-Metaphysical Critique

Jour   -do- Vol.23,No. 4
2006
The Crisis of Western Humanism: A Sufi Response of Ahad Zargar
The Journal of Kashmir Studies, Vol.1 No.1
2006
Modern Science and Varieties of Muslim Modernism
Maas Journal of Islamic Science, Vol.22, No.1-2
2006
Iqbal and the Problem of Evil
Iqbal Review, 47:4
2007

Sufism and the Challenge of Postmodertrn Thought


Danish, Post-Graduate Dept. of Persian, Kashmir University
2007
Modernistic Appropriation of Evolution and Iqbal
Maas Journal of Islamic Science, Vol.23, No.1-2
2007
 Legitimating the Modern Project: Iqbal’s Interpretation of the idea of Finality in Islam
 Journal of Objective Studies, Vol.18, No1&2
2007
Ibn Rushd’s Defense of Reason: Modern and Postmodern Appraisal

 Aligarh Journal of Muslim Philosophy

2007

Metaphysical, Mystical and Postmodern Critiques of Rationmalist Approach to Religion

The Journal of Religious Studies, Vol.XXXVII, No.1&2

2008
Reshism: An Environmentalist Appropriation (as principal author)

Almdar, Research Journal on Sheikhul A’lam, Markazi Noor, Kashmir University
2008
Reshism: A Metaphysical Approach
  
-do-
2008
Krishnamurti’s Environmentalist Critique of Traditional Religion : A Critical Appraisal From Perennialist Perspective (as co-author)

European Journal of Science and Theology,  Vol.4, No.2, 1-18



2008

Metaethical Transcendence in Kashmiri Folklore: A Study of Aknandun

The Journal of Kashmir Studies, Vol. 2, No.1


2009

  Iqbal’s Interpretation of the Legend of the Fall: A Critique

 Intellectual Discourse, 17:2


2009
Perennialist Critique of Modern Science and Scientism (as principal author)
European Journal of Science and Theology, Vol.5, No. 1


2008








Towards a Universal Theodicy: Perennialist Dissolution of the Problem of Evil

 

Transcendent Philosophy: An International Journal of Comparative Philosophy and Mysticism Vol.9

 

2009


Nietzsche and the Problem of Nihilism: Reflections from Eastern Perspective

 

Transcendent Philosophy: An International Journal of Comparative Philosophy and Mysticism Vol.10

 

2009



Mysticism and environmentalism: an appraisal of Osho’s ecocentric interpretation of religion.

European Journal of Science and Theology, 5:4: 35-59.

 

  2009
  Samuel Beckett as an Artist of Failure
Failure

   English Studies in India
   Vol.XVII, 2009

 

  2011
  The Question of Veil in Islam: ClarifClarifying the Background HermHermeneutics

Journal of Secularism, Apr-July, 2011

 

  2011
Nihilism and Transcendence in Samuel Beckett and Simone Weil

Teresian Journal of English Studies
  2011
Is Mysticism compatible with Modern Science? Case Studies of Iqbal & Stace

European Journal of Science and Theology, Vol.5, No. 1


  2011
Religious Studies and the Question of Transcendence

Transcendent Philosophy: An International Journal of Comparative Philosophy and Mysticism Vol.11
2012
Ibn Arabi: Mysticism and Interfaith
Aligarah Journal of Muslim Philosophy
2012
Colonialism and Postcolonialism: A Perennialist Point of View

International Journal of Religion and Humanities, IJHR, 1(2): 69 -75.
2012
Vetoing Transcendence: Albert Camus as a Philosopher of Immanence

Criterion: An International Journal in English 3:1

2012
Tagore and Life’s Unanswered Questions
Sheeraza: A Quarterly Journal of Culture and Literature VIII:2-3.
2013
A Mystical Response to Absurdity: Study of Simone Weil’s Notebooks,


Third Front, 1:1, 113-127




2013
Samuel Beckett: A Traditionalist Appraisal
Transcendent Philosophy Vol. 14



2013
Engaging with the Local Narrative of
Hagiography in Kashmir
 Localities,  Vol. 3, 2013, pp. 125-160








Papers on  veterinary sciences
  1. M.Maroof Shah, M A Baba, AsifIqbal, AabeenSakina, IramMushtaq (2013). Control of Sheep Pox in Kashmir Division: Review of the Role of Locally Prepared Killed Sheep Pox Vaccine. Kashmir Veterinary Journal. 1(1): 56-60.
  2. Shamim Wani, M.Maroof Shah,Asif Iqbal. (2013). A Case Study of Ram Mortality in relationship with acute fascioliasis/black disease in block Sumbal of Sonawari Constituency under different controlled conditions in un-organized sector. Kashmir Veterinary Journal. 1(1): 67-69.
  3. Asif Iqbal, Virinder Singh Wazir, M.Maroof Shah, Rajeev Singh, Iram Musthaq, Najimaana Wani, A.K.Tripathi, M. A. Baba, Aabeen Sakina. (2013).  Economic impact of Eimeria infection on meat production in goat. Kashmir Veterinary Journal.1:1:40-43.
4.      Owais Qadir, R.K.Sharma, Asif Iqbal, Maroof Shah, Ankur Rastogi, Iram Mushtaq, Irfan Mir and Najimana  Wani. Seasonal Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Parasites in Goats of Jammu (2013) The Kashmir Veterinary Journal.1:1: 49-52.
5.      Iram Mushtaq Lone, M. Ashraf Baba, M. Maroof. Shah, Asif Iqbal, Aabeen Sakina.(2013). Seroprevalence of brucellosis in sheep of organized and unorganized sector of Kashmir valley. 6(8): 530-533 doi: 10.5455/vetworld.2013.530-533.
6.      Iram Mushtaq Lone, M. Maroof. Shah, Asif Iqbal, M.Ashraf. Baba, Abeen Sakina, Nighat Wafai, Shugufta Nasreen. (2013). Seasonal Occurrence of Gastrointestinal Parasites in Kashmir Division. Int. J. Livest. Res. 2013; 3(2): 135-138.
7.      Asif Iqbal, M.Ashraf Baba, Maroof Shah, Iram Mushtaq, Shamim Wani, Abeen Sakina. (2013). Management of Mange Infestation in a Weaner Flock of Sheep Breeding farm Hardishiva Kashmir. Journal of Parasitic Diseases- International Journal. doi 10.1007/s12639-013-0305-6.
8.      A.K. Tripathi, Asif Iqbal, Iram Mushtaq, M.Maroof Shah, Irfan Mir.Therapeutic management Of Ivermectin toxicity in a Pomerinian Pup (2013). The Kashmir Veterinary Journal.1:1:73-75.



Poetry

In Love Does He Live,                                 SheerazaVIII:1
Prayer, Not Petition                                             do
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Popular Articles in Newspapers

          I have been quite frequently contributing to newspapers such as The Greater Kashmir, Kashmir Times, Kashmir Images and Rising Kashmir. I have been writing a weekly columns for Greater Kashmir for Kashmir Reader mostly on developmental, educational and professional issues. Occasionally I have also been contributing a column to weekly Kashmir Life. Many of these articles have been anthologized in some magazines such as World Sufi News. Some newspaper articles are collected in my blog.
        
        








3 comments:

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  3. read ur article in greater kashmir today.. #interesting#

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