The Islamic Intellectual Tradition in Persia

The Islamic Intellectual Tradition in Persia

by Mehdi Amin Razavi Aminrazavi, Seyyed Hossein Nasr
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0700703144

ISBN-13: 9780700703142

Pub. Date: 07/04/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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 general history of Islam, and expound his belief that philosophy is not merely a rational but a sacred activity.

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ISBN-13:
9780700703142
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/04/1996
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

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