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An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, Vol 3: Philosophical Theology in the Middle Ages and Beyond
Persia is home to one of the few civilizations in the world that has had a continuous tradition of philosophical thought for over two and a half millennia. As Islamic theology developed in the Middle Ages, many of its schools interacted with existing Persian philosophical currents and evolved into a distinctive philosophical 'Kalam', or dogmatic theology. Among the defini
Hardcover, 1st edition, 390 pages
Published December 8th 2009 by I.B. Tauris/The Institute of Ismaili Studies
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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...