Book Report

Books by Faculty

An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, Vol. IV: From the School of Illumination to Philosophical Mysticism Co-edited by Mehdi Aminrazavi, UMW professor of philosophy and religion, and Seyyed Hossein Nasr, George Washington University professor of Islamic studies The period between the 13th and 16th centuries was one of the richest philosophical eras in Persian history, yet comparatively little is known about this time, between the fall of the school of Khurasan and the rise of the Safavids, who established control over all of Greater Iran. This fourth-volume text examines this period of Persian philosophy, dealing mainly with the Peripatetic school, Suhrawardi and the School of Illumination, and assorted incarnations of philosophical Sufism. I.B. Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, January 2013     Using Inquiry in the Classroom: Developing Creative Thinkers and Information Literate Students By Teresa Coffman, UMW associate … [Read more...]