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Book Title:Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis in Modern Man
Author(s):Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
Edition:rev. ed.
Publisher Name:Kazi Publishers
Place of Publication:Chicago, Ill.
Date of Publication:1997
Date of Copyright:1967
Edition:rev. ed.
Annotation:Based on his University of Chicago lectures (1966), this book describes how the positivist tradition has de-ontologized science. Nasr provides a history of the environmental crisis, its intellectual and historical causes, the metaphysical principles of nature, and their application to the contemporary situation. He emphasizes the possibility of remaining true to revelation while also meeting the rigorous demands of intellectual pursuit.
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