Dariush Shayegan

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
داریوش شایگان
Dariush Shayegan
Dariush Shayegan 1.jpg
Shaygan in 2013
Born(1935-02-02)2 February 1935
Tabriz,[1] Iran
Died22 March 2018(2018-03-22) (aged 83)
Tehran, Iran
OccupationPhilosopher and former University Professor

Dariush Shayegan (Persian: داریوش شایگان‎;‎ 2 February 1935 – 22 March 2018) was an Iranian philosopher and cultural theorist. He wrote a novel "Land of Mirage" in French which won the ADELF award presented by the Association of French Authors on December 26, 2004.[2]

Shayegan, who studied with Henry Corbin in Paris, also has many pioneering works on Persian mysticism and mystic poetry. He was a founding director of the Iranian Center for the Studies of Civilizations.

In 2009 Shayegan was awarded the inaugural Global Dialogue Prize.[3]

Shayegan died on 22 March 2018, at the age of 83 in Tehran of a stroke.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jahanbegloo, Ramin (2021). "Shayegan, Dariush". In Fleet, Kate; Krämer, Gudrun; Matringe, Denis; Nawas, John; Rowson, Everett (eds.). Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE. Brill Online. ISSN 1873-9830.
  2. Tavakoli-Targhi, Mohamad. "MEHRZAD BOROUJERDI, Iranian Intellectuals and the West: The Tormented Triumph of Nativism (Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1996). Pp 256. -". International Journal of Middle East Studies. 32 (4): 565–571 – via Cambridge Core.
  3. "www.globaldialogueprize.org". www.globaldialogueprize.org.
  4. "داریوش شایگان درگذشت". Mehr News Agency (in Persian). March 22, 2018. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 22, 2018.

Other websites[change | change source]