Ali Noori

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Doctoral Student | Religious Studies | University of Pennsylvania
Literature and Poetry
Islamic Intellectual History
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Ali received his Bachelor's in Philosophy and Near Eastern Intellectual History from the City University of New York Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, where he studied early Islamic philosophy and the evolving authority of Greek philosophers therein.  His thesis was titled: “Ibn Sīnā’s Adaptation of Aristotle’s Active Intellect: Paving the Way for Philosophical Sufism.” 

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Ali Noori is broadly interested in Islamic intellectual history. His current project is concerned with the relationship between affect and discourse in medieval biographical praise poetry across Arabic, Persian, and Turkish.