Ahmad Wagih is Egyptian and lives in Cairo. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the Faculty of Dār al-ʿUlūm, Cairo University, followed by a Master’’ and PhD in Islamic Philosophy. He teaches Islamic philosophy to bachelor’s degree and graduate students.
His research focuses on Islamic theology and its influence on the deductive approaches in Islam in general, which was the subject of his PhD thesis entitled Certainty and probability and their influence in Islamic theology. He is particularly interested in the heritage of Ibn Taymiyya (d. 728/1328).
He published several articles in various electronic journals. Among other articles he wrote about “The context in theology”, “Typology of the Prophetic action: What influence on the interpretation of political and legal action?”, “Iǧtihād: a theological approach”.
He also published in the Italian journal Oasis on “The different faces of Salafism”.