Category Archives: Research and Publication

God in Greek and Islamic Philosophy: A comparative study of Aristotle and Mulla Sadra Shirazi on the Necessary Existent

 Dr Seyed G Safavi* University of London, UK London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS)   Abstract The nature of God, or the demiurge-creator and designer of the cosmos, is a venerable subject in philosophy and natural theology. Most medieval and religious discourse about God and the ontological and cosmological proofs for His existence in the Abrahamic […]

REVERBERATIONS OF THE LIFE AND WORK OF THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY BOSNIAN SHAYKH AND POET ḤASAN QĀʾIMĪ[1]

هو Dr Sara Susanne Kuehn London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS) Ḥasan Baba, with the makhlaṣ (“[poetic] pseudonym”, Bosn. postojani) of Qāʾimī (“steady, constant, persistent”),[2] also known as Hasan Kaimija, was one of most celebrated Bosnian Ṣūfī shaykhs (spiritual master) and poets of the eleventh/seventeenth century. What is known of his life and work affords […]

Islamic Perspective Journal Number 6, 2011

Islamic Perspective Journal Number 6, 2011 To download the electronic version of the journal click here The Journal of Islamic Perspective published by the London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS) is a peer reviewed Journal of the Center for Humanities and Sociological Studies, affiliated to the London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS). This Journal aims […]

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