• Reza Askarizad
  • Hossein Safari



Abstract. What the West and its theorists now call "deconstruction", have practically gone their way through Iranian culture and literature. Particularly contemplating the mystical texts makes the subject clearer. In this research, we intend to use a descriptive-analytical method to study the comparative fundamental concepts of Islamic mysticism and post-structuralism philosophy in architecture, with emphasis on Rumi and Jacques Derrida's ideas. The objectives of such a study to the reader can be very strange. Because the subject is the study of two thoughtful who belong to the two very different
traditions. The significance of this issue will be manifested in such a way that, as a result of this new movement toward mysticism and spirituality, Islamic mysticism can also review its relationship with philosophy, in particular its relationship with the anti-fundamentalist philosophy of the West which is one of the best ways of connecting Islamic mysticism to the new discussions of Western philosophy. The results of this study indicate that the fundamental concepts of Rumi and Jacques Derrida's intellectual mechanism are in principle compatible with each other. Among these common principles, can
point to uncertainty, relativism, decentralize, binary opposites, hermeneutic and the death of the author. In addition to the common concepts in Rumi and Derrida’s intellectual mechanism, one point that is very contemplative is that both mysticism and deconstruction in an infinite belief will perplex the audience; because it is only in this status that you can pass away from yourself and look at the others.
Keywords: Mysticism; Philosophy; Post-structuralism; Deconstruction; Rumi; Derrida.


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