Nurcholish Madjid's Multiperspective Neuroparaemiophenomenology of Love


  • Tzu-Jen Kao Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Dito Anurogo Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Budhy Munawar Rachman Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat (STF) Driyarkara, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Taruna Ikrar Universitas Malahayati, Lampung, Indonesia



Love, Neuroparemiophenomenology, Nurcholish Madjid


Unification theory seeks to gain a comprehensive understanding of something. The goal of unification theory is to bring together multiviews on love. If “Love” is not understood from multiple perspectives, it will be difficult to understand and easy to misinterpret. This paper expresses Nurcholish Madjid's "Love" thoughts based on his works. Given the scope of the issue, Love will be examined through the lens of neuroparemiofenomenology, or the collaboration of neuroscience, paremiology, and phenomenology. The term "Love" was searched using "Nurcholish Madjid's Complete Works," edited by Dr. Budhy Munawar-Rachman. The neuroparemiopheno menological perspective is hoped to reveal the fundamental meaning of "love" in a comprehensive and complete manner.

Teori unifikasi berusaha untuk memperoleh pemahaman yang komprehensif tentang sesuatu. Tujuan dari teori unifikasi adalah untuk menyatukan berbagai pandangan tentang cinta. Cinta akan sulit dipahami dan mudah disalahtafsirkan bila tidak dimengerti melalui multiperspektif. Tulisan ini mengungkapkan pemikiran "Cinta" ala Nurcholish Madjid berdasarkan karya-karyanya. Mengingat luasnya problematika, maka Cinta akan dibahas berdasarkan perspektif neuroparemiofenomenologi, yakni: kolaborasi antara neurosains, paremiologi, dan fenomenologi. Terminologi "Cinta" dicari berdasarkan "Karya Lengkap Nurcholish Madjid" dengan Dr. Budhy Munawar-Rachman selaku ketua penyunting. Diharapkan perspektif neuroparemiofenomenologi dapat mengungkapkan makna fundamental "cinta" secara komprehensif dan paripurna.


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Author Biographies

Tzu-Jen Kao, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

1 Research Center of Neuroscience, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan.

2 Graduate Institute of Medicine Neuroscience, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan

3 International Master Program in Medical Neuroscience, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan


Dito Anurogo, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

International PhD Program for Cell Therapy and Regeneration Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei city, Taiwan 110

Fakultas Kedokteran dan Ilmu Kesehatan, Universitas Muhammadiyah, Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan 90221, Indonesia

Budhy Munawar Rachman, Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat (STF) Driyarkara, Jakarta, Indonesia

Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat (STF) Driyarkara, Jalan Komplek Cempaka Putih Indah No.100A RT 001 RW 07 Kelurahan Cempaka Putih Barat, Kecamatan Cempaka Putih, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta, 10520, Indonesia


Taruna Ikrar, Universitas Malahayati, Lampung, Indonesia

International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA), 400 Fuller Wiser Road, Euless, Texas 76039, U.S.A.

Indonesia Medical Council (IMC), Jl. Teuku Cik Ditiro No.6, RT.9/RW.2, Gondangdia, Kec. Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10350, Indonesia

Kalbis Institute, Jl. Pulomas Selatan kav.22, Jakarta Timur 13210, Indonesia

Presidential and Army Central Hospital, RSPAD Gatot-Soebroto, Jl. Abdul Rahman Saleh No. 24, Jakarta Pusat 10410, Indonesia

Universitas Malahayati, Jl. Pramuka No.27, Kemiling Permai, Kecamatan Kemiling, Kota Bandar Lampung, Lampung 35152, Indonesia



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How to Cite

Kao, T.-J. ., Anurogo, D., Rachman, B. M. ., & Ikrar, T. . (2022). Nurcholish Madjid’s Multiperspective Neuroparaemiophenomenology of Love. Journal of Islamic Civilization, 4(1), 50–67.