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The Nasirean Ethics (RLE Iran A)

The Nasirean Ethics (RLE Iran A) by Nasir ad-Din Tusi
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The Nasirean Ethics is the best known ethical digest to be composed in medieval Persia, if not in all mediaeval Islam. It appeared initially in 633/1235 when Tūsī was already a celebrated scholar, scientist, politico-religious propagandist. The work has a special significance as being composed by an outstanding figure at a crucial time in the history he was himself helping to shape: some twenty years later Tūsī was to cross the greatest psychological watershed in Islamic civilization, playing a leading part in the capture of Baghdad and the extinction of the generally acknowledged Caliphate there. In this work the author is primarily concerned with the criteria of human behaviour: first in terms of space and priority allotted, at the individual level, secondly, at the economic level and thirdly at the political level.

Taylor and Francis; April 2012
ISBN 9781136834752
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Title: The Nasirean Ethics (RLE Iran A)
Author: Nasir ad-Din Tusi
 
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0203832213
9780203832219
9780415610476
9781136834714
9781136834752
9781136834769