Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr is University Professor in Islamic Studies at the George Washington University in Washington DC and prominent Islamic Philosopher.


As Author: 

As Editor:

  • An Annotated Bibliography of Islamic Science, edited with William Chittick and Peter Zirnis (3 vols., 1975)
  • Isma’ili Contributions to Islamic Culture (1977)
  • The Essential Frithjof Schuon (1986)
  • Shi’ism: Doctrines, Thought, and Spirituality, edited with Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr and Hamid Dabashi (1988)
  • Expectation of the Millennium: Shi’ism in History, edited with Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr and Hamid Dabashi (1989)
  • Islamic Spirituality Vol. 1: Foundations, 1987
  • Islamic Spirituality Vol. 2: Manifestations, 1990
  • Religion of the Heart: Essays Presented to Frithjof Schuon on his Eightieth Birthday, edited with William Stoddart (1991)
  • In Quest of the Sacred: The Modern World in the Light of Tradition, edited with Katherine O’Brien (1994)
  • History of Islamic Philosophy, edited with Oliver Leaman (1995)
  • Mecca the Blessed, Medina the Radiant: The Holiest Cities of Islam, photographs by Kazuyoshi Nomachi; essay by Seyyed Hossein Nasr (1997)
  • An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, edited with Mehdi Aminrazavi (5 vols., 1st in 1999)
  • The Essential Sophia, edited with Katherine O’Brien (2006)
  • The Study Quran (Editor-in-Chief; Caner Dagli, Maria Dakake, and Joseph Lumbard (General editors); Mohammed Rustom (Assistant editor; 2015)