Dr. Syamsuddin Arif, M.A.

Dr. Syamsuddin Arif, lahir di Jakarta 19 Agustus 1971, adalah dosen Pascasarjana di Universitas Darussalam (UNIDA) Gontor dan mantan direktur eksekutif Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought and Civilizations (INSISTS) Jakarta. Setamatnya dari KMI Gontor 1989, ia mengaji dan mengabdi di Majlis Qurra’ wal Huffaz di Sulawesi selama dua tahun.  Ia menempuh program sarjana (S1) di Universitas Islam Antarabangsa (UIA) Malaysia dan melanjutkan program S2 di International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) di mana ia berguru langsung kepada Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas. Di bawah bimbingan Alparslan Acikgenc ia selesaikan tesisnya yang berjudul ‘Ibn Sina’s Theory of Intuition’. Adapun program S3 berhasil dirampungkannya pada tahun 2004 dengan disertasi berjudul ‘Ibn Sina’s Cosmology: A Study of the Appropriation of Greek Philosophical Ideas in 11th Century Islam’ di bawah  supervisi Paul Lettinck. Ia lalu berguru kepada Hans Daiber di Orientalisches Seminar, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Jerman selama empat tahun, sebelum kembali ke Malaysia untuk menjadi dosen di IIUM (2007-2012) dan CASIS UTM (2012-2015). Di antara publikasinya adalah sebagai berikut:

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1"Intuition and Its Role in Ibn Sina's Epistemology," in al-Shajarah, vol. 5, no. 1 (2000), 95-126.
2"Ta'wil dan Tafsir menurut Ibn 'Arabi [Interpretation and Exegesis According to Ibn 'Arabi]," in al-Hikmah, vol. 7, no. 2 (2001), 21-29.
3"Intuitive Knowledge in Ibn Sina: Its Distinctive Features and Prerequisites," in al-Shajarah, vol. 7, no. 2 (2002), 213-251.
4"Preserving the Semantic Structure of Islamic Key Terms and Concepts: Izutsu, al-Attas and al-Isfahani," in Islam & Science, vol. 5, no. 2 (2007), 107-116.
5Orientalis dan Diabolisme Pemikiran [Orientalis and Intellectual Diabolism] (Jakarta: Gema Insani Press, 2008).
6"Al-Amidi's Reception of Ibn Sina: Reading al-Nur al-Bahir fi al-Hikam al-Zawahir," in Avicenna and His Heritage: A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy, ed. Tzvi Langermann (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2009), 205-217.
7"Causality in Islamic philosophy: the Arguments of Ibn Sina," in New Perspectives on the History of Islamic Science, vol. III, ed. Muzaffar Iqbal (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2012), 299-316.
8"Al-Qur'an, Orientalisme dan Luxenberg" in Afkar: Jurnal Akidah & Pemikiran Islam/Journal of'Aqidah & Islamic Thought, vol. 6 no. 1 (2017), 55-76.
9"Filsafat Islam antara Tradisi dan Kontroversi" in Tsaqafah, vol. 10 no. 1, (2014), 1-22.
10The Refulgence of the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence: al-Luma' fi Usul al-Fiqh by Abu Ishaq al-Shirazi (393-476 A.H.), Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM), 2016.
11"Ibn Sina's Idea of Nature and Change" in Afkar - Jurnal Akidah dan Pemikiran Islam, vol. 8 (2007), 111-139.
12"Tekstualisasi al-Qur'an: Antara Kenyataan dan Kesalahpahaman" in Tsaqafah, vol. 12 no. 2 (2016), 325-352.
13"Prophecy In Later Islamic Thought: The Mystical Views of Shah Waliyyullah Ad-Dihlawi" in Tsaqafah, vol. 5 no. 2 (2009), 311-324.
14Islam dan Diabolisme Intelektual (Jakarta: INSISTS, 2017).
15Bukan Sekedar Mazhab: Oposisi dan Heterodoksi Syi'ah (Jakarta: INSISTS, 2018).