Theoria and Praxis

Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Delivered in Washington DC, 7 October 2009. After four years of the Common Word, this lecture reconsiders the vision (theoria, in Latin) underlying the initiative, and takes stock of the practical steps already taken and those still needed to realize it as praxis.

Republished here by kind permission of the Foundation for Traditional Studies and its journal Sophia.

Theoria and Praxis

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A transcript of the talk can be found on the Common Word website.

Format: MP3.

Seyyed Hossein Nasr is University Professor of Islamic studies at George Washington University.