Dariush Shayegan

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داریوش شایگان
Dariush Shayegan
Dariush Shayegan 1.jpg
Shaygan in 2013
Born(1935-02-02)2 February 1935
Died22 March 2018(2018-03-22) (aged 83)
OccupationUniversity 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.[1]

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.[2]

Shayegan died on 22 March 2018, at the age of 83 in Tehran of a stroke.[3]

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  1. 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. 
  2. "www.globaldialogueprize.org". www.globaldialogueprize.org.
  3. "داریوش شایگان درگذشت". Mehr News Agency (in Persian). March 22, 2018. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 22, 2018.

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