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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Sufi Essays
Article/Chapter Title:The Ecological Problem in Light of Sufism: The Conquest of Nature and the Teachings of Eastern Science
Editor(s):Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
Author(s):Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
Religion(s):Islam
Edition:2d ed.
Publisher Name:State University of New York Press
Place of Publication:Albany, N.Y.
Date of Publication:1991
Edition:2d ed.
Pages:152-63
Annotation:Nasr argues that Islam has served as an intermediary between Western and Eastern epistemologies. This conjunction of thought, expressed best in the Sufi tradition, provides the basis for a qualitative/quantitative science that Nasr believes would unveil the unicity and interrelationship of nature thereby providing potential solutions to the ecological crisis.
   
 
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