Ideals and Realities of Islam

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Seyyed Hossein Nasr seeks to answer from the Muslim standpoint many of the criticisms brought against the Islamic tradition by the West.

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Seyyed Hossein Nasr was born in Tehran to a family of traditional scholars and physicians. After receiving his early education in Iran he went to America where he studied physics, and the history of science and philosophy at M.I.T. and Harvard, where he received his doctorate. Nasr was Professor at Tehran University and founder and first president of the Iranian Academy of Philosophy. He is currently Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University and author of numerous books including: 'Islam and the Plight of Modern Man', 'A Young Muslim's Guide to the Modern World' and 'Science and Civilization in Islam', all published by the Islamic Texts Society.


'Seyyed Hossein Nasr dominates his subject ... he unites in his person an Islamic structure which encompassed two points of view: that of religious law and contemplation, and a supreme knowledge of modern scientific methods.' From the Preface by Titus Burckhardt.

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Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Published by Thorsons Pub (1994)
ISBN 10: 1855384094 ISBN 13: 9781855384095
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