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The Islamic intellectual tradition in Persia

Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr; Mehdi Amin Razavi
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey [England] : Curzon Press, 1996.
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This volume gathers together the numerous essays by the Iranian metaphysician and ontologist, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, on Islamic philosophers and the intricate relationship between Persian culture and its philosophical schools. Brought together into a single volume for the first time, these essays span four decades of Nasr's prolific and learned scholarship on the development of Islamic philosophy, as well as the  Read more...
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Nasr, Seyyed Hossein.
Islamic intellectual tradition in Persia
(DLC) 97102961
(OCoLC)35446689
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seyyed Hossein Nasr; Mehdi Amin Razavi
ISBN: 9781136781124 1136781129
OCLC Number: 865578816
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 375 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I: ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND PERSIAN CULTURE; 1. Mysticism and Traditional Philosophy in Persia, Pre-Islamic and Islamic; 2. Cosmography in Pre-Islamic and Islamic Persia. The Question of the Continuity of Iranian Culture; 3. The Tradition of Islamic Philosophy in Persia and its Significance for the Modern World; 4. The Significance of Persian Philosophical Works in the Tradition of Islamic Philosophy; PART II: EARLY ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY; 5. Why was al-Fārābī called the Second Teacher? 6. Ibn Sīnā: A General Survey7. Ibn Sīnā 's Prophetic Philosophy; 8. Bīrūnī as Philosophe; 9. Bīrūnī versus Ibn Sīnā on the Nature of the Universe; 10. Nāsir-i Khusraw: The Philosopher-Poet; 11. Fakhr al-Dīn Rāzī; PART III: SUHRAWARDI AND THE SCHOOL OF ISHRĀQ; 12. Suhrawardī: A General Survey; 13. The Persian Works of Shaykh al-Ishrāq Suhrawardī; 14. The Spread of the Illuminationist School of Suhrawardī; PART IV: PHILOSOPHERS-POETS-SCIENTISTS; 15. Omar Khayyām: Philosopher-Poet-Scientist; 16. The World View and Philosophical Perspective of Hakim Nizāmī Ganjawī 17. Afdal al-Dīn Kāshānī and the Philosophical World of Khwājah Nasīr al- Dīn Tūsī18. Muhammad ibn Muhammad Nasīr al-Dīn Tūsī; 19. Qutb al-Dīn Shīrāzī; 20. The Status of Rashīd al-Dīn Fadallāh in the History of Islamic Philosophy and Science; PART V: LATER ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY; 21. The School of Isfahan; 22. Sadr al-Dīn Shīrāzī; 23. Mullā Hādī Sabziwārī; PART VI: ISLAMIC THOUGHT IN MODERN IRAN; 24. Islamic Philosophical Activity in Contemporary Persia: A Survey of Activity in the 50's and 60's; Index.
Responsibility: Seyyed Hossein Nasr ; edited by Mehdi Amin Razavi.
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