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An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, Vol 4: From the School of Illumination to Philosophical Mysticism
The fourth volume ofAn Anthology of Philosophy in Persia deals with one of the richest and yet least known periods of philosophical life in Persia, the centuries between the seventh-thirteenth century, that saw the eclipse of the school of Khorosan, and the tenth-sixteenth century that coincided with the rise of the Safavids. The main schools dealt with in this volume are ...more
Hardcover, 440 pages
Published January 22nd 2013 by I. B. Tauris in Association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies
(first published January 1st 2012)
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Seyyed Hossein Nasr was born on April 7, 1933 (19 Farvadin 1312 A.H. solar) in Tehran into a family of distinguished scholars and physicians. His father, Seyyed Valiallah, a man of great learning and piety, was a physician to the Iranian royal family, as was his father before him. The name "Nasr" which means "victory" was conferred on Professor Nasr's grandfather by the King of Persia. Nasr also c ...moreMore about Seyyed Hossein Nasr...