Universal Science: An Introduction to Islamic Metaphysics (Modern Shīʿah Library #2) (Paperback)

Universal Science: An Introduction to Islamic Metaphysics (Modern Shīʿah Library #2) By Yazdī, Ahmad (Editor) Cover Image
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The Universal Science (ʿIlm-i kullī) by Mahdī Ḥaʾiri Yazdī is a concise and authoritative introduction to the fundamental discussions in Islamic metaphysics. This short work offers an accessible, lucid, and deeply learned, guide through the 'living tradition' of Shīʿī philosophy.

About the Author


Mahdī Ḥāʾirī Yazdī (1923-1999) (Ph.D. University of Toronto) was an eminent Shīʿah intellectual. He taught at Harvard and Oxford, and was Professor of Islamic Philosophy at the University of Tehran. He was the author of several diverse texts ranging from epistemology to political theory.John Cooper (1947-1998) was E.G. Browne Lecturer in Persian at the University of Cambridge. He studied at Cambridge and the Qum Seminary. He was the general editor of Encyclopaedia Iranica, as well as a prolific author and translator.Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad (Ph.D. Princeton University) is Reader in Shīʿah Studies at the Shīʿah Institute. He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, contributed to several journals, and is the author of a critical Arabic edition of Ibn ʿArabī's Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004343344
ISBN-10: 9004343342
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: April 26th, 2017
Pages: 216
Language: Persian
Series: Modern Shīʿah Library