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The Islamic Intellectual Tradition in Persia

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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...more
Hardcover, 375 pages
Published July 4th 1996 by Routledge/Curzon
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Joseph Lumbard
A collection of essays on Islamic philosophy written over the past forty years by one of the leading experts on Islamic philosophy who studied within the classical Islamic philosophical tradition. Though written originally as introductory essays, many of the essays have yet to be surpassed in modern scholarship.
Tank Green
again, nasr's work can be really repetitive too, but the original stuff he does say is brilliant.
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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...more
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