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Parvis Emad

Parvis Emad
پرویز عماد
Born(1935-09-04)September 4, 1935
DiedFebruary 16, 2023(2023-02-16) (aged 87)
EducationUniversity of Vienna (PhD , 1966)
SpouseGertrude Josepha Schindler
ChildrenMitra, Mona, Eric
FamilyMostafa Emad (father), Tahereh (Houman) Emad (mother)
AwardsNational Endowment for the Humanities (1985)[1]
Schoolcontinental philosophy
InstitutionsDePaul University
Main interests
Martin Heidegger

Parvis Emad (September 4, 1935 – February 16, 2023) was an Iranian-American philosopher and translator of Martin Heidegger's writings. He was the founder and co-editor of the journal Heidegger Studies. Emad was a professor emeritus at DePaul University.[2]


  • Translation and Interpretation: Learning from Beitrage, with Frank Schalow, Zeta Books, 2012
  • On the Way to Heidegger's Contributions to Philosophy, Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2007
  • Heidegger and the Phenomenology of Values: His Critique of Intentionality, Walter Biemel (foreword), Tory Press, 1981
  • Heidegger on Heraclitus: A New Reading (Studies in the History of Philosophy), Kenneth Maly (Author), Parvis Emad (Editor), Edwin Mellen Press, 1987


  • Martin Heidegger, Mindfulness, co-trans. Thomas Kalary, London: Continuum Press, 2006
  • Martin Heidegger, Contributions to Philosophy (From Enowning), co- trans. Kenneth Maly, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999
  • Martin Heidegger, Phenomenological Interpretation of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, co- trans. Kenneth Maly, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997
  • Martin Heidegger, Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit, co-trans. K. Maly, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988


  1. ^ "NEH grant details: Translation of Volumes 25 and 32 of M. Heidegger's Complete Works".
  2. ^ A Conversation with Parvis Emad

Further reading

  • Heidegger, Translation, and the Task of Thinking: Essays in Honor of Parvis Emad, Frank Schalow (ed.), Springer, 2011

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