THE ESSENTIAL, SEYYED HOSSEIN NASR
The Essential, Seyyed Hossein Nasr attempts to provide an overview of his main ideas.
-1,M) THE ORDER OF NATURE
“Nasr is a living legend in Islamic Studies…” —Publishers Weekly *** “The highest honor a philosopher can receive is to be nominated by his peers for inclusion in the series of The Library of ,Living Philosophers… [for which the] latest entry is The Philosophy of Seed Hossein Nasr. And the highest honor a theologian can receive is to be invited to deliver the Gifford Lectures in Glasgow, Scotland. Seyyed Hossein Nasr is the only person ever to have received both of these honors….. This valuable book distills the essence of the thought of one of the most important thinkers or our times:” —Huston Smith
“[Nasr’s] knowledge of western scientific writings is profound… his criticism well documented.” —Times Literary Supplement ***
“Nasr’s wisdom covers an immensely wide range of philosophical and religious knowledge, enabling him not only to elucidate the causes of our present dilemmas, but also to guide us in the task of rediscovering a world view in which Man, Nature, and God are seen in their proper harmony.” —Carmen Blacker, Cambridge University