Nasr, Seyyed Hossein

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NASR, Seyyed Hossein

NASR, Seyyed Hossein. Iranian/American, b. 1933. Genres: Poetry, Art/Art history, Intellectual history, Philosophy, Theology/Religion. Career: Tehran University, professor of the history of science and philosophy, 1958-79, dean of the faculty of arts and letters, 1968-72, vice-chancellor, 1970-71; Aryamehr University, Tehran, chancellor, 1972-75; Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, president, 1974-79; Temple University, Philadelphia, professor of religion, 1979-84; George Washington University, Washington, DC, professor of Islamic studies, 1984-. Publications: Three Muslim Sages, 1964; An Introduction to Islamic Cosmological Doctrines, 1964; (with H. Corbin and O. Yahya) Histoire de la Philosophie Islamique, 1964; Ideals and Realities of Islam, 1966, 3rd ed., 1988; Islamic Studies, 1967; Science and Civilization in Islam, 1968; The Encounter of Man and Nature, 1968; Sufi Essays, 1972; Islamic Science, 1976; Sacred Art in Persian Culture, 1976; Islam and the Plight of Modern Man, 1976; Islamic Life and Thought, 1981; Knowledge and the Sacred, 1982; Islamic Art and Spirituality, 1986; Traditional Islam in the Modern World, 1987; Islamic Spirituality, 2 vols., 1987-91; (with others) Expectations of the Millennium: Shi'ism in History, 1988; Shi'ism: Doctrines, Thought and Spirituality, 1988; (with W. Stoddart) Religion of the Heart, 1991; The Need for a Sacred Science, 1993; (with K. O'Brien) In Quest of the Sacred, 1993; (with O. Leaman), The History of Islamic Philosophy, 1996; Religion and the Order of Nature, 1996; The Islamic Intellectual Tradition in Persia, 1996; Poems of the Way, 1999; (with M. Aminrazavi) An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, vol. 1, 1999, vol. 2, 2000; The Heart of Islam, 2002; Islam: Religion, History and Civilization, 2003. Address: 709R Gelman Library, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, U.S.A.