K.E. Pringle reviews Seyyed Hossein Nasr’s book The Encounter of Man and Nature (which is based on four lectures delivered at the University of Chicago during May 1966.) Nasr’s book deals with four main topics: the run-away dominance of science and the issues that result, the historical basis of the sciences and their relationship to.
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.This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.Seyyed Hossein Nasr, currently University Professor of Islamic Studies at the George Washington University, Washington D. C. is one of the most important and foremost scholars of Islamic, Religious and Comparative Studies in the world today. Author of over fifty books and five hundred articles which have been translated into several major Islamic, European and Asian languages, Professor Nasr.
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Seyyed Hossein Nasr was born in Tehran in a family of traditional scholars and physicians. After receiving his early education in Iran, he came to America where he studied physics, the history of science and philosophy at MIT and Harvard from which he received his doctorate.
Seyyed Hossein Nasr is one of the preeminent philosophers writing today. Sure to be a key resource for decades to come, In Search of the Sacred: A Conversation with Seyyed Hossein Nasr on His Life and Thought illuminates Nasr's experiences and shares his insights on topics from religion and philosophy to science and the arts.Based on a series of interviews, the book combines traditional.
In this paper, Lief Steinberg discusses the standpoints of two prominent Muslim personalities in the debate on the Islamization of science. They are the Persian scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr and the British-Pakistani Muslim Ziauddin Sardar. Consequently, notable aims are to study statements, individuals behind statements, and presuppositions.
For Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr, the quest for knowledge, specifically knowledge which enables man to understand the true nature of things and which furthermore, “liberates and delivers him from the fetters and limitations of earthly existence,” has been and continues to be the central concern and determinant of his intellectual life.
A Scientific World-View of Nature and Environmental Problem with a Special Concentration on Seyyed Hossein Nasr’s Understanding of Environmental Sustainability.
Seyyed Hossein Nasr, The Islamic Intellectual Tradition in Persia. Edited by Mehdi Amin Razavi. (Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 1996). Pp. xv, 375. Collected in this volume are 24 previously-published articles and essays by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, University Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University. These are.
Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr. 3.2K likes. Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr is one of the most important and foremost philosopher and scholar of Islamic and Comparative Studies in the world today.
The Encounter of Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis of. Muslims, and Technology: Seyyed Hossein Nasr in Conversation with Muzaffar Iqbal (2007) The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr, edited by William Chittick (2007) Islam in the Modern World (2012) Como Editor. An Annotated Bibliography of Islamic Science, edited with William Chittick and Peter Zirnis (3 vols., 1975) Isma'ili Contributions.
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Religion and the Order of Nature. by Seyyed Hossein Nasr. Introductory Essay by Michael Ruse. This book comprises the 1994 Cadbury Lectures, given at the University of Birmingham, by the distinguished Islamic scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr. The theme is the current global ecological and environmental crisis and the extent to which these disasters.
The first Muslim to deliver the Gifford Lectures, Seyyed Hossein Nasr is a pioneer who has bridged Islamic studies with the world of Western philosophy, science and religion. He was born 7 April 1933 in Tehran, Iran, into a prominent family. Both his father and grandfather served as physicians to the Iranian royal family. When Nasr was twelve, he moved to the United States to attend the Peddie.
The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr, expertly edited by William Chittick, one of Dr. Nasr’s foremost students, is a true gift to humanity. Besides being a leading authority in Islam and Sufism, Seyyed Hossein Nasr is equally at ease with Eastern and Western philosophy and religious thought. His wisdom is more crucially needed today than ever.
Seyyed Hossein Nasr. Professor of Islamic Studies, George Washington University. Verified email at gwu.edu - Homepage. Islam Philosophy Religion Science Art. Articles Cited by. Title. Sort. Sort by citations Sort by year Sort by title. Cited by. Cited by. Year; Science and civilization in Islam. SH Nasr, G De Santillana. Harvard University Press, 1968. 977: 1968: Science and civilization in.