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Nasr, Seyyed Hossein

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Works: 614 works in 1,693 publications in 7 languages and 39,002 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Bibliography  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Contributor, Dedicatee, Creator, Other
Classifications: B151, 297
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An anthology of philosophy in Persia by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The need for a sacred science by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book deals with the meaning of a science rooted in the sacred, the metaphysical foundation of such science, its contrast to modern science and its pertinence to some of the major issues facing humanity today. In the first part, the author turns to the fundamental question of the multiplicity of sacred forms. He discusses why it is necessary in the contemporary world to treat sacred science in the context of diverse religions. He also deals with the importance of sacred science in providing a meaningful study that would remain religiously significant of religions themselves.--provided by publisher
Islamic life and thought by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( )
30 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of essays by one of the best known contemporary Muslim scholars writing in English covers many facets of Islamic life and thought. The author has brought together studies dealing with the practical as well as intellectual aspects of Islam in both their historical and contemporary reality. The contemporary significance of themes such as religion and secularism, the meaning of freedom, and the tradition of Islamic science and philosophy is given particular attention
Islamic spirituality : foundations by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
40 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Islam : religion, history, and civilization by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the world's leading Islamicists offers a concise introduction to the history, beliefs, and practice of his faith
Islamic art and spirituality by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( )
18 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shiʻism doctrines, thought, and spirituality by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( )
7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expectation of the millennium Shiʻism in history ( )
7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ideals and realities of Islam by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
59 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart of Islam : enduring values for humanity by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In The Heart of Islam one of the great intellectual figures in Islamic history offers a timely presentation of the core spiritual and social values of Islam: peace, compassion, social justice, and respect for the other. Seizing this unique moment in history to reflect on the essence of his tradition, Seyyed Hossein Nasr seeks to "open a spiritual and intellectual space for mutual understanding." Exploring Islamic values in scripture, traditional sources, and history, he also shows their clear counterparts in the Jewish and Christian traditions, revealing the common ground of the Abrahamic faiths." "The Heart of Islam is a landmark presentation of enduring value that offers hope to humanity, and a compelling portrait of the beauty and appeal of the faith of 1.2 billion people."--Jacket
Science and civilization in Islam by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
45 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and Malay and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the question of Islamic science in its relation to Islamic civilization as well as the relation between Islam and science today to benefit from those wise Muslim scientists, savants and hakims those thoughts and words are translated and studied in this book--p.xvi
Religion & the order of nature by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nasr argues that the current ecological crisis has been exacerbated by the reductionist view of nature that has been advanced by modern secular science. What is needed, he believes is the recovery of the belief that nature is sacred
An introduction to Islamic cosmological doctrines; conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
38 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the only book to deal with classical Islamic cosmology as it was formulated by the Ikhwan al-S'afa al Biruni and Ibn Sina during the tenth and eleventh centuries. These figures influenced all the later centuries of Islamic history and in fact created the cosmological framework within which all later scientific activity in the Islamic world was carried out--the enduring image of the cosmos within which Muslims have lived during the past millennium. Nasr writes from within the Islamic tradition and demonstrates how, based on the teachings of the Quran and the Prophet, the figures treated in this work integrated elements drawn from various ancient schools of philosophy and the sciences. This book is unique in its treatment of classical Islamic cosmology as seen from within the Islamic world-view and provides a key for understanding of traditional Islamic thought. -- Back cover
The garden of truth : the vision and promise of Sufism, Islam's mystical tradition by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the Sufism branch of Islam profiles the faith as a mystical and poetic system that is one of the world's fastest-growing religions, discussing how Sufism prioritizes the love of God over heavenly rewards
An anthology of philosophy in Persia ( )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sufi essays by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
28 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of Islamic philosophy by Oliver Leaman ( Book )
41 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Islamic Philosophy has often been treated as mainly of historical interest, belonging to the history of ideas rather than to philosophy. This is volume challenges this belief. The Routledge History of Philosophy is made up entirely of essays by a distinguished list of writers. They provide detailed discussions of the most important thinkers and the key concepts in Islamic philosophy, from earliest times to the present day
Knowledge and the sacred by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
27 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and French and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of philosophy in Persia ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traditional Islam in the modern world by Seyyed Hossein Nasr ( Book )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hossein Nasr, Seyyed
Hossein, Seyyed 1933-
Husain Nasr
Naṣr, al-Sayyid Ḥusayn
Naṣr, al-Sayyid Ḥusayn 1933-
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Nasr, Hosejn.
Nasr, Hossein.
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Nasr, Husain
Naṣr, Ḥusain 1933- Saiyid
Naṣr, Ḥusain 1933- Seyyed
Naṣr, Ḥusain Saiyid 1933-
Naṣr, Ḥusain, Seyyed, 1933-
Naṣr, Ḥusayn
Naṣr, Ḥusayn 1933-
Nasr, Hüseyin 1933-
Nasr, Hüseyin 1933- Saiyid
Nasr, Hüseyin Saiyid 1933-
Nasr, Hüseyn 1933-
Nasr, Hüseyn 1933- Saiyid
Nasr, Hüseyn Saiyid 1933-
Nasr, S. H.
Nasr, S.H. 1933-
Nasr, S. Hüseyin 1933-
Nasr, S. Hüseyn 1933-
Nasr, S. Kh
Nasr, S. Kh 1933-
Nasr, S. Kh. (Seid Khoseĭn)
Nasr, S. Khosein 1933-
Naṣr, Saijid Ḥusain 1933-
Nasr, Saiyid Husain
Naṣr, Saīyid Ḥusain 1933-
Nasr, Sajid Chusajn 1933-
Naṣr, Sajjid Ḥusain 1933-
Nasr, Sayyed Hossein
Naṣr, Sayyid Ḥusayn
Naṣr, Sayyid Ḥusayn 1933-...
Nasr, Seid Khoseĭn
Nasr, Seid Khosein 1933-
Nasr, Sejjed Hossein
Nasr, Sejjid Husein
Nasr, Sejjid Husein 1933-
Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
Nasr, Seyyed Hossein 1933-
Nasr, Seyyed Ossein
Nasr Seyyed Ossein 1933-....
Nasr, Seyyid H. 1933-
Nasr, Seyyid Hüseyin 1933-
Nazr, Syed Hossein 1933-
Sayyed Hossein Nasr
Sayyid Husayn Nasr
Sayyid Ḥusayn Naṣr 1933-
Sejjed Hossein Nasr
Sejjid Husein Nasr 1933-
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Seyyed Hossein Nasr 1933-....
السيد حسين نصر، 1933-
سيد حسين نصر
سيد حسين نصر، 1933-
نصة، سيد حسين
نصر، السيد حسين
نصر, حسين.
نصر، حسين، 1933-
‏نصر، سيد حسىن.
نصر، سيد حسين
نصر، سيد حسين، 1933-
نصر، سيد هسن
نصر, سید حسین.
نصر, سید حسین 1933-...
نصر, سیدحسین.
ナスル, S. H
ナスル, サイイド・ホセイン
Languages
English (483)
Persian (5)
French (2)
Indonesian (2)
Russian (2)
Malay (1)
Turkish (1)
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