Man and nature: the spiritual crisis of modern man

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Unwin Paperbacks, 1990 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 151 pages
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User Review  - Soroush - Goodreads

This book by Seyyed Hossein Nasr consists of four chapters based on his lectures delivered at the University of Chicago in 1966. Although it has been written decades ago, most of its content can be ... Read full review

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His key arguments weave the loose, loose because unrecognized, threads between the philosophic heritage of the West and the preservation of, especially Aristotelian ideas, in Islamic schools of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
13
The Intellectual and Historical Causes
51
Some Metaphysical Principles Pertaining to Nature
81
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Seyyed Hossein Nasr is university professor of Islamic studies at George Washington University. Author of over fifty books, Nasr is a well-known and highly respected intellectual figure both in the West and the Islamic world. Born in Tehran, raised from the age of twelve in the United States, and a graduate of MIT and Harvard University, Nasr is well qualified to explain Islam to a Western audience. He appears frequently on "Meet the Press", as well as other national news shows.

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