Seyyed Hossein Nasr’s Works on Environmental Issues

A Survey

  • MD. ABU SAYEM PhD Candidate, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong SAR/Associate Professor, World Religions and Culture Department, University of Dhaka, Dhaka.

Abstract

This review essay focuses synthesising Seyyed Hossein Nasr’s (b. 1933) views on ecological questions through a critical analysis of his works on eco-religious understanding from a practical perspective. It aims to make the reader familiar with Nasr’s eco-philosophical and eco-spiritual thought and show how he connects the present ecological issues with religious and spiritual traditions of the world, making a significant contribution to sustaining the environment. In so doing, the survey is expected to enrich the current discussions of ecological issues from religious perspectives.

Keywords

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, environment, ecology, eco-religious perspective.

 

Author Biography

MD. ABU SAYEM, PhD Candidate, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong SAR/Associate Professor, World Religions and Culture Department, University of Dhaka, Dhaka.

PhD Candidate, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong
Kong SAR/Associate Professor, World Religions and Culture Department, University of Dhaka, Dhaka.

Published
2019-09-30
How to Cite
SAYEM, M. A. (2019). Seyyed Hossein Nasr’s Works on Environmental Issues: A Survey . ISLAMIC STUDIES, 58(3), 439-451. Retrieved from http://irigs.iiu.edu.pk:64447/ojs/index.php/islamicstudies/article/view/724
Section
Review Essay