Soroush's political theory in line with the modern tradition
Modern tradition from Locke to the framers of the American constitution
Soroush is primarily interested in the philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, the philosophical system of Molana Jalaleddin Balkhi (Rumi) and comparative philosophy.
He is a world expert on Rumi and Persian Sufi poetry.The philosophy of Abdolkarim Soroush can be summarized as follows: Distinction between "religion" and our "understanding of religion".Distinction between "essential" and "accidental" aspects of religion.Distinction between "minimalist" and "maximalist" interpretation of Islam.Distinction between values and morals that are considered internal in respect to Islam and those that are external.Distinction between Religious "belief" and Religious "faith".Distinction between religion as an ideology/ identity and religion of truth.
Kemal Yildirim is a Professor in comparative politics, he has published about 100 books and more than 100 articles in peer journals.
He is also a Film Producer and Film Director, who has contributed for more than 20 Feature films and short films as well as Documentaries.
He works on new Political theories and Ancient and Modern world cultures.