Mulla Sadra’s Life and Philosophy written by Dr Seyed Salman Safavi, has been published by the London Academy of Iranian Studies Press. Mulla Sadra (1572-1640) is one of the greatest Muslim Iranian philosophers and the founding father of “Transcendent Philosophy”.
The present work consists of five chapters, written in two categories: Transcendent Philosophy and Mulla Sadra’s School, and comparative studies of Mulla Sadra’s philosophy and other philosophers.
Chapter 1: Mulla Sadra’s Life.
Chapter 2: Mulla Sadra’s Transcendent Philosophy
Chapter 3: God in Greek and Islamic Philosophy
Chapter 4: Rumi and Mulla Sadra on Theoretical and Practical intellect
Chapter 5: Mulla Sadra and Descartes on Soul: a Philosophical Comparison
Page numbers: 254
Published by: London Academy of Iranian Studies Press; 2018.
This book is one of the best books in the English language on Mulla Sadra’s philosophy. It is useful for students in the field of Islamic studies and Islamic philosophy. Chapter 2 discusses 17 principles of Mulla Sadra’s philosophy.
Seyed Salman Safavi is a doctor of philosophy at the London Academy of Iranian Studies. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Islamic philosophy, Sufism, comparative philosophy, Persian literature, Iranian issues. Dr Safavi is the editor-in-chief of the Transcendent Philosophy Journal. He is a distinguished scholar of Islamic and Iranian studies.