Philosophy researcher Madadi deceased
Publish Date : Monday 6 August 2018 - 18:22
IBNA- Iranian political philosopher, translator and literary researcher Majid Madadi died at his home in Tehran yesterday. He was 83.
According to IBNA
correspondent, Madadi was born in Tehran in 1935. He studied in the University of Manchester
and then pursued his education in University of Essex
where he graduated with a PhD degree in political philosophy.
He then began to teach in different Iranian universities and that was finally retired from the Research Center of Humanities and Cultural Studies. The major part of his translation is seen as the key sources of studies on left camp ideas. He was the first translator of the works by Martin Heidegger
Madadi also translated works by other Western philosophy scholars such as Louis Althuser
, Paul Strathern
, Eugene Kamenka
, Fritz Pappenheim and Michael Lifshitz. He had recently began the translation of ‘Wisdom of Children
’ (1885) by Leo Tolstoy