Nasr, Seyyed Hossein

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, currently University Professor of Islamic Studies at the George Washington University, Washington D.C. is one of the most important and foremost scholars of Islamic, Religious and Comparative Studies in the world today. Author of over fifty books and five hundred articles which have been translated into several major Islamic, European and Asian languages, Professor Nasr is a well known and highly respected intellectual figure both in the West and the Islamic world. An eloquent speaker with a charismatic presence, Nasr is a much sought after speaker at academic conferences and seminars, university and public lectures and also radio and television programs in his area of expertise. Possessor of an impressive academic and intellectual record, his career as a teacher and scholar spans over four decades.

Born in 1933, Professor Nasr began his illustrious teaching career in 1955 when he was still a young and promising, doctoral student at Harvard University. Over the years, he has taught and trained an innumerable number of students who have come from the different parts of the world, and many of whom have become important and prominent scholars in their fields of study.


An Introduction to Islamic Cosmological Doctrines: Conceptions of Nature and Methods Used for Its Study by the Ikhwan al-Safa, al-Biruni, and Ibn Sina (1964)
Three Muslim Sages: Avicenna—Suhrawardi—Ibn Arabi (1964)
Ideals and Realities of Islam (1966)[19]
Science and Civilization in Islam, with a preface by Giorgio de Santillana (1968)
Islamic Studies: Essays on Law and Society, the Sciences, and Philosophy and Sufism (1967)
The Encounter of Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis of Modern Man (1968)
Sufi Essays (1972)
Islam and the Plight of Modern Man (1975)
Islamic Science: An Illustrated Study, with photographs by Roland Michaud (1976)
Sadr al-Din Shirazi and His Transcendent Theosophy: Background, Life and Works, 2nd edition (1977)
Knowledge and the Sacred: The Gifford Lectures,Free Download In Several Formats [20] (1981)
Islamic Life and Thought (1981)
Islamic Art and Spirituality (1986)[18]
Traditional Islam in the Modern World (1987)
A Young Muslim’s Guide to the Modern World (1993)
The Need for a Sacred Science (1993)
The Islamic Intellectual Tradition in Persia, edited by Mehdi Aminrazavi (1994)
Muhammad: Man of God (1995)
Religion and the Order of Nature: The 1994 Cadbury Lectures at the University of Birmingham (1996)
Poems of the Way; put to music by Sami Yusuf in Songs of the Way (vol. 1) (1999)
Islam: Religion, History, and Civilization (2001)
The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity (2002)Free Download
Islamic Philosophy from its Origin to the Present: Philosophy in the Land of Prophecy (2006)
The Pilgrimage of Life and the Wisdom of Rumi: Poems and Translations (2007)
The Garden of Truth: The Vision and Promise of Sufism, Islam’s Mystical Tradition (2007)
Islam, Science, Muslims, and Technology: Seyyed Hossein Nasr in Conversation with Muzaffar Iqbal (2007)
The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr, edited by William Chittick (2007)
Islam in the Modern World (2012)