eyyed Hossein Nasr was Professor of
History of Science and Philosophy, Tehran University, Iran from 1958 to
1979. He also served for several
years as President of Aryamehr
University in Iran. 1962 and 1965 he was Visiting Professor at Harvard
University and between1964-65 he was the first Aga Khan Professor of Islamic
Studies at the American University of Beirut. He was also Founder and first
President of the Iranian Academy of Philosophy.
In 1979, Dr. Nasr migrated to the
United States where he became the first distinguished Professor of Islamic
Studies at the University of Utah. From 1979 to 1984, he was Professor of
Islamic Studies at Tempa University and, since 1984 he has been the University
Professor of Islamic Studies at the George Washington University, Washington,
Professor Nasr is the author of more
than twenty-eight books and over 200 articles. His works concern not only
various aspects of Islamic studies but also comparative philosophy and religion,
philosophy of art and the philosophical and religious dimensions of the
environmental crisis. He has delivered lectures throughout the United
States, Western Europe, most of the Muslim world, India, Australia and Japan.
Some of his most outstanding books
An anthology of philosophy in
Persia / [ed] Mehdi Aminrazavi.,New York : Oxford University Press,
Persia, bridge of turquoise [co-auth
Roloff Beny. Essay and anthology by Seyyed Hossein Nasr; historical notes on the
plates by Mitchell Crites. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart,
Foundations, ed.New York : Crossroad, 1987.
Islamic spirituality : manifestations, ed. New York : Crossroad, 1991.
An annotated bibliography of Islamic
science in collaboration of William C. Chittick.
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Ideals and realities of Islam, London : Aquarian, 1994.
An introduction to Islamic
cosmological doctrines : Conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by
the Ikhwan al-Safa', al-Biruni, and Ibn Sina ,Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard
University Press, 1964.
Islam and the plight of modern man, London, Longman, 1975.
Islamic art and spirituality, Albany : State University of New York Press, c1987.
Islamic life and thought, London : Allen & Unwin, 1981
Islamic science: an illustrated study. Photos. by Roland Michaud, The World of Islam Festival Pub. Co., 1976.
Islamic studies : essays on law and
society, the sciences, and philosophy and Sufism, Beirut : Librairie du Liban, 1967.
Knowledge and the sacred, Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1981
Religion & the order of nature,
New York : Oxford University Press,
Sacred art in Persian culture, Ipswich : Golgonooza Press, 1976,
Sadr al-Din Shirazi and his transcendent theosophy : background, life and works, Tehran : Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, 1978.
Science and civilization in Islam.Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University
Sufi essays. London: G. Allen and
Three Muslim sages : Avicenna, Suhrawardi, Ibn 'Arabī , Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1964.
Traditional Islam in the modern world,
London : KPI, 1987.
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