Tag Archives: Seyed G Safavi

Transcendent Philosophy Journal volume 13 – December 2012

Transcendent Philosophy Journal Volume 13, December 2012, has been published by the London Academy of Iranian Studies.   Transcendent Philosophy Journal is an academic peer-reviewed journal published by the London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS) and aims to create a dialogue between Eastern, Western and Islamic Philosophy and Mysticism is published in December. To view past volumes of the Transcendent […]

Mulla Sadra’s Life and Philosophy

Seyed G Safavi London Academy of Iranian Studies (LAIS)   Abstract This paper discusses the life and philosophy of Mulla Sadra, one of the most important Muslim Iranian philosophers and founder of new school of Islamic philosophy, entitled Transcendent philosophy, in 5 sections: his life, what is the “Transcendent philosophy”, the 14 principles of Mulla […]

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 […]

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 […]

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