Humanism in Modern India: An Interview with V. M. Tarkunde Tariq Ismail From: Volume 06, No. 3 Summer 1986 ShareTweet Tariq Ismail Tariq Ismail teaches English at the University of Toulouse in France. He was born in India to a Muslim family and was educated in England, where he studied European art history, Islamic culture, and philosophy. He is a secular humanist. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.