About the Book
This is the first translation into English of Seh Asl (Three Principles) by the important sixteenth century thinker Mulla Sadra. It contains a detailed introduction by Colin Turner that contextualizes the work and a footnoted commentary on the text itself. Also included is an epilogue and glossary. This work is of particular contemporary relevance as it represents the first tract against Islamic fundamentalism and will be of great interest to those studying Shi'ism and the history of Iran.
Table of Contents
Translator's Introduction. The Three Principles of Mulla Sadra. Epilogue. Glossary
About the Series
This series studies the Middle East through the twin foci of its diverse cultures and civilizations. Comprising original monographs as well as scholarly surveys, it covers topics in the fields of Middle Eastern literature, archaeology, law, history, philosophy, science, folklore, art, architecture and language. While there is a plurality of views, the series presents serious scholarship in a lucid and stimulating fashion.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
- RELIGION / Islam / General
- RELIGION / Fundamentalism
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies