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Call for Papers: “Comparative Studies on Philosophy and Sufism, 2023”

London Academy of Iranian Studies 1 April 2023   Topics: Farabi, Avicenna, Suhrawardy, Mulla Sadra, Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili, Shāh Ni’matullāh Wali, Sheikh Abu al-Hasan al-Shadhili, René Guénon, Frithjof Schuon, Titus Burckhardt, Rudolf Otto, Carl Gustav Jung, Ernst Cassirer, Louis Massignon, Mircea Eliade, Persian Literature, Upanishads, Meister Eckhart, Philosophy of Art, Architecture, Music and Film, […]

Mulla Sadra’s Epistemology and the Philosophy of Physics

Caner K. Dagli The George Washington University, USA     Abstract In response to the philosophical speculation that has accompanied the empirical findings of twentieth-century physics, the contemporary philosopher and mathematician Wolfgang Smith has introduced a distinction between what he calls the corporeal and physical worlds, the former being that which is accessible to us […]

Rūmī’s Path of Realization

William C. Chittick Stony Brook University, USA Transcendent Philosophy Journal, Volume 8 . December 2007, pp: 1-18. London Academy of Iranian Studies   Abstract   One of the key terms employed in defining the nature of the Islamic intellectual tradition is taḥqīq, “realization” or “verification”. Literally, the word means to search out the ḥaqq of […]

Department of comparative Upaniśadic literature and Islamic philosophy and Sufism at the London Academy of Iranian,

Allameh Tabatabai has a famous sentence that says: the scent of monotheism can be heard from the Upanishads. Upanis̩adic literature is the great treasure of spiritual wisdom in the Indic knowledge system. It is denoted as the Jñāna-Kān̩d̩a in the Vedic Literature. Basically spiritual knowledge is preached in this literature; therefore it is also called […]

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