The Philosophy of Seyyed Hossein Nasr (Library of Living Philosophers)

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This book looks at one of today's greatest thinkers and his influential writings on religion, science, history, and Persian mysticism. The text includes 33 critical essays by contemporary scholars and Nasr's responses to each of them.

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Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a Persian Sufist is the subject of volume 28 in the "Library of Living Philosophers" series. As in the other volumes of the series, the subject discusses his life and philosophical development in an intellectual autobiography. This is followed by 33 critical essays by various scholars and Nasr's replies to each of them. Nasr has been influential in the fields of comparative religion, theology and Islamic studies, as well as philosophy and comparative philosophy. He is also known for his writings on the history of art, the history of science and Sufism (Islamic Mysticism).

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ISBN 10:  0812694147 ISBN 13:  9780812694147
Publisher: Open Court, 2001
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