Published Humanitas, Volume XV, No. 2, 2002
The Philosophy of Seyyed Hossein Nasr, edited by Lewis Edwin Hahn, Randall E. Auxier, and Lucian W. Stone, Jr. The Library of Living Philosophers, Volume XXVIII. Chicago and La Salle, IL: Open Court, 2001. xviii + 964 pages. Index to p. 1001. $59.95.
Since the Library of Living Philosophers series was founded in 1938, only twenty-eight individuals, or fewer than one every two years, have been selected as subjects. The format of each volume calls for an intellectual autobiography or authorized biography of the person so honored, a number of essays by critics and allies that probe the individual’s teaching along with that person’s replies to each, and an extensive bibliography of his or her writings (a volume on Marjorie Grene is in preparation). Seyyed Hossein Nasr first came to scholarly attention in the U.S. in 1964…

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