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Transcendent Philosophy Journal Volume 11, 2010

Transcendent Philosophy Journal, volume 11, December 2010 has been published by the London Academy of Iranian Studies. To view the journal click here Contents: Philosophical comparison between the perspective of Mulla Sadra and Descartes on Soul, Seyed G Safavi [5-20] Mulla Sadra on The Human Soul and itsBecoming, Zailan Moris [21-36] Rereading Fromm’s Conditions of […]

The Structure of Book One of the Mathnawī as a Whole

 Dr Seyed G Safavi*  University of London, UK London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS)   The two previous papers have presented the general principles of parallelism and chiasmus, and have shown how Mawlānā used these two principles to organise his great work in such a way that if you read it linearly and sequentially you form an […]

Islamic Perspective Journal – Number 4, 2010

Islamic Perspective Journal Number 4, 2010       To download the electronic version of the journal click here   The Journal of Islamic Perspective is a peer reviewed publication of the Center for Humanities and Sociological Studies, affiliated to the London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS) and aims to create a dialogue between intellectuals, […]

The Practice of Mysticism (‘irfan-i ‘amali) in Islam

Dr Seyed G Safavi, SOAS, University of London Philosophy@iranianstudies.org   Abstract This article introduces the theoretical aspects of the practice of mysticism in Islam. It examines the nature of mysticism, the mystic and his states, the goal of the mystic and the ethics of spiritual wayfaring. The author addresses major themes that are central concerns […]

The Active Role of the Iranian Geo-strategy The Persian Gulf as a ground for Hot Debate

The Active Role of the Iranian Geo-strategy The Persian Gulf as a ground for Hot Debate   Mahmoud Haidar Director of the Delta Center for In-Depth Research – Beirut Editor-in-chief of “Madarat Gharbiya” magazine – Beirut/Paris ©International Peace Studies Centre (IPSC) peace-ipsc.org   Any talk on and about Iran, 30 years after the Iranian Revolution, […]

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