Shaygan in 2013
|Born||2 February 1935|
|Died||22 March 2018 (aged 83)|
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.
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.
References[change | change source]
- 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. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-middle-east-studies/article/mehrzad-boroujerdi-iranian-intellectuals-and-the-west-the-tormented-triumph-of-nativism-syracuse-ny-syracuse-university-press-1996-pp-256/ED7DA92867130561C84F5CE1156CEC93.
- "www.globaldialogueprize.org". www.globaldialogueprize.org.
- "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]
- Letters to future generations, original texts selected and compiled by Federico Mayor in collaboration with Roger-Pol Droit, Cultures of Peace/UNESCO Publishing, 1999 ISBN 92-3-103641-6.
- The next chapter
- Simon F. O'Li (Oliai), The next chapter. Atypical conversations with Daryush * Shayegan on the impact of ideology in contemporary Iranian history, The Iranian, October 27, 2003.