Cosmology: Traditional and Modern Understandings


"A Dialogue on the Question of Cosmology: Traditional and Modern Understandings" This panel discussion happened between Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr and Dr. Bruno Guiderdoni on December 22, 2019 at the Reviving the Islamic Spirit 2019 Convention in Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr is University Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University. He remains one of the most influential Muslim scholars in the world for his work on Islamic tradition and philosophy. He is the only Muslim to be included in the Library of Living Philosophers and has written over 50 books and over 500 articles.

Dr. Bruno Abd al Haqq Guiderdoni is an astrophysicist and French convert to Islam. A specialist in galaxy formation and evolution, he has published more than 140 papers and organized several conferences on these subjects. Guiderdoni serves as Director of the Observatory of Lyon. Besides his extensive writings on science, he has also published around 60 papers on Islamic theology and mysticism and is now Director of the Islamic Institute for Advanced Studies.

 


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