Who is Hossein Nasr?
Hossein Nasr is an Iranian University Professor of Islamic studies at George Washington University, and a prominent Islamic philosopher. He is the author of many scholarly books and articles. Nasr is a Muslim Persian philosopher and renowned scholar of comparative religion, a lifelong student and follower of Frithjof Schuon, and writes in the fields of Islamic esoterism, Sufism, philosophy of science, and metaphysics.
Professor Nasr speaks and writes based on the doctrine and the viewpoints of the perennial philosophy on subjects such as philosophy, religion, spirituality, music, art, architecture, science, literature, civilizational dialogues, and the natural environment. He also wrote two books of poetry, and has been even described as a 'polymath'.
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- Apr 7, 1933
- Also known as
- Seyyed Hossein Nasr
- Persian people
- United States of America
- Harvard University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Peddie School
- George Washington University
- Lived in
on July 23, 2013
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