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A. Editions

The Sadra Islamic Philosophy Research Institute (Bunyad-i hikmat-i Islami-yi Sadra, SIPRIn) based in Tehran, Iran, has been producing critical editions of his works in recent years, following and coinciding with major conferences (1999, 2004). Translations into English have been commissioned for most of these works.

Works edited so far:

  • (1999a), Risala fi huduth al-‘alam [On the Incipience of the Cosmos], ed. S. H. Musaviyan. An important treatise on the creation of the cosmos. (Scholar)
  • (1999b), Al-Mazahir al-ilahiyya fi asrar al-‘ulum al-kamaliyya [Divine Manifestations of the Secrets of Sciences that lead to Perfection], ed. S. M. Khamanihi. A short epitome of philosophical theology. I am currently preparing an annotated English translation. (Scholar)
  • (2000), Al-Tanqih fi-l-mantiq [A Summary of Logic], ed. G. Yasipur. A concise organon based on the Illuminationist modification of Avicennan logic.
  • (2001–5), Al-Hikma al-muta‘aliya fi-l-asfar al-‘aqliyya al-arba‘a [The Transcendent Philosophy of the Four Journeys of the Intellect], gen. ed. S.H. Khaminihi, 9 vols. Mulla Sadra's summa with the glosses of his 19th commentator Sabzavari.
  • (2002), Kasr asnam al-jahiliyya, ed. M. Jahangiri. A short work on spirituality and the defence of mysticism but critique of the shortcomings of monistic and antinomian Sufis.
  • (2003), Sharh al-ilahiyyat min Kitab al-Shifa’ [Commentary on the Metaphysics of the Cure], ed. Najafquli Habibi. An important commentary on the metaphysics section of Avicenna's The Cure. (Scholar)
  • (2004), Al-Shawahid al-rububiyya fi manahij al-sulukiyya [Divine Witnesses along the Spiritual Path], ed. S. M. Muhaqqiq Damad. An extended summary of the main issues in his summa.
  • (2007a), Iqaz al-na’imin [Awakening of the Dormant], ed. M. Khwansari. Short mystically inclined presentation of metaphysics. (Scholar)
  • (2007b), Mafatih al-ghayb, ed. N. Habibi. An exposition of MS's scriptural and philosophical hermeneutics.
  • (2009), Al-Ta‘liqat ‘ala Sharh Hikmat al-ishraq, ed. H. Zia’i. Glosses on the major Illuminationist work of Suhrawardi (d. 1191).

There are a few other critical editions:

  • (1961), Risala-yi Sih asl, ed. S. H. Nasr (Tehran: Tehran University Press); (1997), Risala-yi Sih asl, ed. M. Khajavi (Tehran: Intisharat-i Mawla). The only work in Persian that is a series of homiletic advice, defence of mystical practice and critique of exoteric religion. (Scholar)
  • (1964), Kitab al-masha‘ir, ed./tr. H. Corbin (Tehran: Bibliothèque iranienne). A focused treatise on Mulla Sadra's ontology.
  • (1979), Al-Waridat al-qalbiyya, ed. A. Shafi‘iha (Tehran: Tehran University Press). A short mystical treatise on the nature of the soul. (Scholar)
  • (1983), Asrar al-ayat [Secrets of the Divine Signs], ed. M. Khajavi (Tehran: Institute of Cultural Studies and Research). On the philosophical hermeneutics of the Qur’an.
  • (1987), Sharh Usul al-kafi, ed. M. Khajavi, 3 vols. (Qum: Intisharat-i Bidar). An incomplete commentary on traditions of the Shi‘i Imams. (Scholar)
  • (1988), Tafsir al-Qur’an al-karim, ed. M. Khajavi, 7 vols. (Qom: Intisharat-i Bidar). A partial philosophical commentary on the Qur’an.
  • (1999), Masnavi-yi Mulla Sadra, ed. M. Fayzi (Qum: Kitabkhana-yi Mar‘ashi). An edition of a selection of Mulla Sadra's poetry by a descendent, it also has a useful introduction on the life of Mulla Sadra.

B. Translations

  • (1964), Kitab al-masha‘ir, tr. as Livre des pénétrations métaphysiques by H. Corbin (Tehran: L’Institut Franco-Iranien).
  • (1981), al-Hikma al-‘Arshiyya, tr. as The Wisdom of the Throne by James W. Morris (Princeton: Princeton University Press). (Scholar)
  • (1986), [Shihab al-Din Yahya] Sohravardî, Hikmat al-ishraq, tr. as Le livre de la sagesse orientale by H. Corbin with the glosses of Mulla Sadra (Paris: Fayard), pp. 439-669.
  • (2000a), Risalat al-hashr, tr. as Se rendre immortel by C. Jambet (Paris: Fata Morgana).
  • (2000b), Risala fi huduth al-‘alam, tr. as Die Abhandlung über die Entstehung by S. Bagher Talgharizadeh (Berlin: Klaus Schwarz).
  • (2000c), Садр ад-Дин аш-Ширази, «Приходящее в сердце о познании Господствия» (Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi, Coming Into Heart Concerning the Knowledge of Lordship) in Восток, Москва: Наука, 2, 109–132; 5, 109–127.
  • (2003), Iksir al-‘arifin, tr. as The Elixir of the Gnostics by W. Chittick (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press).
  • (2004), Садр ад-Дин аш-Ширази, «Престольная мудрость» (Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi, The Wisdom of the Throne) (Москва: Восточная литература).
  • (2004), Khalq al-a‘mal, tr. T. Kirmani as The Manner of the Creation of Actions (Tehran: SIPRIn).
  • (2006), al-Risala fi-l-tasawwur wa-l-tasdiq, tr. J. Lameer as Conception and Belief in Sadr al-Din Shirazi (Tehran: Iranian Academy of Philosophy).
  • (2007), al-Hikma al-‘arshiyya, trs. A. Yousef & P. Moulinet as Le Livre de la sagesse du trône (Paris: Bouraq).
  • (2008), Kasr asnam al-jahiliyya, trs. M. Dasht Bozorgi & F. Asadi Amjad as Breaking the Idols of Ignorance (London: ICAS Press).
  • (2008), al-Hikma al-muta‘aliya fi-l-asfar al-‘aqliyya al-arba‘a, vols. 8 & 9, tr. L. Peerwani as Spiritual Psychology: The Fourth Intellectual Journey (London: ICAS Press).

C. Modern biographies

  • Ja‘far Al Yasin (1955), Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi: mujaddid al-falsafa al-islamiyya (Baghdad: Baghdad University). (Scholar)
  • Sayyid Jalal al-Din Ashtiyani (1971), Sharh-i hal va ara’-yi falsafi-yi Mulla Sadra (Mashad: Chapkhana-yi Khurasan). An excellent Persian study of life and ideas by a leading recent ‘traditional’ Iranian philosopher. (Scholar)
  • Idris Hani (2000), Ma‘ ba‘d al-rushdiyya: Mulla Sadra ra’id al-hikma al-muta‘aliya (Beirut: al-Ghadir). (Scholar)
  • Ibrahim Kalin (2003), “An Annotated Bibliography of the Works of Mulla Sadra with a Brief Account of his Life,” Islamic Studies 42: 21–62. (Scholar)
  • Sayyid Muhammad Khamenehi (2000), Mulla Sadra: zindagi, shakhsiyyat va maktab-i Sadr al-Muta’allihin (Tehran: SIPRIn). The best study of his life in Persian. (Scholar)
  • Muhammad Khajavi (1988), Lawami‘ al-‘arifin (Tehran: Intisharat-i Hikmat). (Scholar)
  • Denis MacEoin (n.d.), “Mulla Sadra Shirazi,” in Encyclopaedia of Islam (Second Edition) VII: 547–48. (Scholar)
  • Rahmat-Allah Mihraz (1982), Buzurgan-i Shiraz (Tehran: Anjuman-i athar), 324-27. (Scholar)
  • Seyyed Hossein Nasr (1977), Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi and his Transcendent Theosophy (Tehran: Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy). (Scholar)
  • ‘Abd Allah Ni‘ma (1965), Falasifat al-shi‘a (Beirut: Maktabat al-Hayat), pp. 346-66. (Scholar)
  • Abu ‘Abd Allah Zanjani (1972), al-Faylasuf al-farisi al-kabir (Tehran: al-Maktaba al-Islamiyya). (Scholar)
  • Hossein Ziai (1996), “Mulla Sadra,” in S. H. Nasr and O. Leaman (eds), History of Islamic Philosophy (London: Routledge), I: 635–42. (Scholar)

D. Modern studies

  • M. ‘Abd al-Haq (1970), “The Psychology of Mulla Sadra,” Islamic Studies (Islamabad) 9: 173–81. (Scholar)
  • M. ‘Abd al-Haq (1972), “Mulla Sadra's Concept of Substantial Motion,” Islamic Studies 11: 79–91. (Scholar)
  • Biyuk ‘Alizada (1998), “Mahiyyat-i maktab-i falsafi-yi Mulla Sadra,” Khirad-nama-yi Sadra (Tehran) 10: 90–101. (Scholar)
  • Alparslan Açikgenç (1993), Being and Existence in Sadra and Heidegger (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC). (Scholar)
  • S.K. Toussi-Alaghebandi (2007), Ethics and Politics in the Philosophy of Mulla Sadra (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Exeter). (Scholar)
  • S. H. Amin (1986), Afkar-i falsafi-yi Mulla Sadra (Exeter: Intisharat-i guruh-i pazhuhishi). (Scholar)
  • Hasanzada Amuli (1995), al-Nur al-mutajalli fi zuhur al-zilli (Tehran: Maktabat al-i‘lam al-islami). A short study of the problem of mental existence in Mulla Sadra. (Scholar)
  • Muhammad Fana’i Ashkivari (2008), Ma‘qul thani: tahlili az anva‘-i mafahim-i kulli dar falsafa-yi islami va gharbi (Qum: Imam Khomeini Institute). A comparative philosophical study of universal concepts. (Scholar)
  • Jalal-al-Din Ashtiyani (1980), Hasti az nazar-i falsafa va ‘irfan (Tehran: Intisharat-i nahzat-i zanan). A study of Mulla Sadra's ontology and its debt to mysticism. (Scholar)
  • Jalal al-Din Ashtiyani (1981), Ma‘ad-i jismani: Sharh-i Zad al-musafir-i Mulla Sadra (Tehran: Intisharat-i Amir Kabir). On the afterlife according to Mulla Sadra. (Scholar)
  • Jalal al-Din Ashtiyani (1972) (ed), Muntakhabati az athar-i hukama’-yi ilahi-yi Iran az ‘asr-i Mir Damad va Mir Findiriski ta zaman-i hazir. Qismat-i avval (Tehran: L’Institut Franco-Iranien), I: 123–234. (Scholar)
  • Cécile Bonmariage (2007), Le Réel et les réalités: Mollâ Sadrâ Shîrâzî et la structure de la réalité (Paris: Vrin). (Scholar)
  • Henry Corbin (1962), “La place de Mollâ Sadrâ Shîrâzî dans la philosophie iranienne,” Studia Islamica 18: 81–113. (Scholar)
  • Henry Corbin (1971–73), En Islam iranien 4 vols, (Paris: Gallimard), IV: 54–122. (Scholar)
  • Daniel De Smet (1999), “Le souffle de miséricordieux (Nafas al-rahman): un élément pseudo-empédocléen dans la métaphysique de Mulla Sadra ash-Shirazi,” Documenti studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale 10: 467–86. (Scholar)
  • Janis Esots (2007), Mulla Sadra's Teaching on wujud: A Synthesis of Mysticism and Philosophy (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Tallinn). (Scholar)
  • Rafael Ramón Guerrero (2001), “El lenguaje del ser: de Ibn Sina a Mulla Sadra,” Convivium 14: 113–27. (Scholar)
  • Pierre Hadot (1995), Philosophy as a Way of Life (Oxford: Blackwell). (Scholar)
  • Mahdi Ha’iri Yazdi (1981), Haram-i hasti (Tehran: Institute of Cultural Studies and Research). An important work that makes sense of Mulla Sadra's metaphysics from the perspective of a traditional seminarian philosopher trained in analytical philosophy. (Scholar)
  • ––– (1993), “Dar-amadi bar Kitab al-asfar,” Iranshenasi 4: 707–12. (Scholar)
  • Trad Hamade (1992), Dieu, le monde et l’âme chez Molla Sadra (Ph.D. diss., Université de Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne). (Scholar)
  • H. Hamid (1995), “Para-yi ‘anasir-i Anaksimandres [Anaximander] dar nazariyya-yi vujud-i Mulla Sadra,” Iranshenasi 6: 817–32. (Scholar)
  • Jalal-al-Din Huma’i (1977), Du risala dar falsafa-yi islami (Tehran: Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy). (Scholar)
  • Max Horten (1912), Die Gottesbeweise bei Schirazi (Bonn: K.J. Trübner). (Scholar)
  • ––– (1913), Das philosophische System von Schirazi (Strassburg: K.J. Trübner). These two works by the famous German orientalist were the first European attempts to make sense of Mulla Sadra and were based on his main works. However, the translations are inaccurate and the interpretations based on faulty understandings of the philosophical tradition. (Scholar)
  • Zaynab Ibrahim (2004), al-Haraka al-jawhariyya wa-mafhum al-tasawwur wa-l-tasdiq ‘inda Sadr al-Din Shirazi (Beirut: Dar al-Hadi). A study of the concept of substantial motion. (Scholar)
  • Mansur Imanpur (1997–98), “Harakat-i jawhari wa ma wara’-yi tabi‘at,” Khirad-nama-yi Sadra 8–9: 70–80; 10: 47–52. (Scholar)
  • S. M. Intizam (1998–99), “Ibtikarat-i falsafi-yi Sadr al-Muta’allihin,” Khirad-nama-yi Sadra 11: 56–62; 12: 78–86; 14: 58–63; 16: 51–55. (Scholar)
  • Christian Jambet (1997), “L’âme humaine d’Aristote à Mulla Sadra Shirazi,” Studia Iranica 26: 211–36.
  • ––– (2002, 2006), L’acte d’être (Paris: Fayard), tr. Jeff Fort as The Act of Being (New York: Zone Books). A Corbinian interpretation of the eschatological ends of Mulla Sadra's ontology.
  • ––– (2008), Mort et résurrection en islam. L’au-delà selon Mullâ Sadrâ (Paris: Albin Michel). (Scholar)
  • Ibrahim Kalin (2002), Knowledge as Appropriation: Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi (Mulla Sadra) on the Unification of the Intellect and the Intelligible (Ph.D. diss., George Washington University). A revised version will be published in 2009 by Oxford University Press, Karachi. (Scholar)
  • Ibrahim Kalin (2004), “Mulla Sadra's realist ontology and the concept of knowledge”, Muslim World 94: 81-106. (Scholar)
  • ––– (2007), “Mulla Sadra on theodicy and the best of all possible worlds”, Journal of Islamic Studies 18: 183-201. (Scholar)
  • Muhammad Husayn Khalili (2003), Mabani-yi falsafi-ye ‘ishq: az manzar-i Ibn Sina va Mulla Sadra (Qom). A study on the philosophy of love, tracing its history from Avicenna to Mulla Sadra. (Scholar)
  • Mahmoud Khatami (2004), From a Sadrean Point of View: Toward an Ontetic Elimination of the Subjectivistic Self (London: Salman-Azadeh Publications). (Scholar)
  • SIPRIn (2001), Majmu‘a-yi maqalat-i hamayish-i jahani-i Mulla Sadra, 5 vols. (Tehran: SIPRIn). The proceedings of the 1999 World Congress on Mulla Sadra held in Tehran. (Scholar)
  • A. Ma‘sumi (1961), “Sadr al-Din Shirazi: Hayatuhu wa ma’thuruhu,” Indo-Iranica [Calcutta] 14: 27–42.
  • Barry Miller (1996), A Most Unlikely God (Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press). (Scholar)
  • A. Mishkat-al-Dini (1976), Nazari ba falsafa-yi Sadr al-Din Shirazi (Tehran: Intisharat-i bunyad-i farhangi-yi Iran). (Scholar)
  • Zailan Moris (2003), Revelation, Intellectual Intuition and Reason in the Philosophy of Mulla Sadra. An Analysis of the al-Hikmah al-‘arshiyyah (New York & London: Routledge). (Scholar)
  • J. W. Morris (1981), The Wisdom of the Throne. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mulla Sadra (Princeton: Princeton University Press). A translation and study of al-Hikma al-‘arshiyya. (Scholar)
  • M. Musawi (1978), al-Jadid fi falsafat Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi (Baghdad: al-Dar al-‘arabiyya li-l-tiba‘a). (Scholar)
  • S. H. Nasr (1960) (ed), Mulla Sadra Commemoration Volume (Tehran: Tehran University Press). (Scholar)
  • ––– (1972), “Mulla Sadra and the Doctrine of the Unity of Being,” Philosophical Forum 4: 153–61. (Scholar)
  • Sa‘id Rahimian (1996–98), “Maqayisa-yi tatbiqi-yi barkhi-i nizamha-yi sinavi, rushdi va sadra’i,” Khirad-nama-yi Sadra 3: 73–81; 4: 52–59; 5–6 and 7: 54–60; 8–9 and 9: 41–49; 10: 53–62; 13: 11–19. A useful series of articles in Persian comparing the metaphysics of Avicenna, Averroes and Mulla Sadra. (Scholar)
  • ‘Ali-Riza Rahimian (2006), Mas’ala-yi ‘ilm: tahlil-i ‘ilm dar falsafa-yi Sadra’i va maktab ma‘arif-i ahl bayt (Tehran: Munir). A critique of Mulla Sadra's epistemology. (Scholar)
  • Fazlur Rahman (1975), The Philosophy of Mulla Sadra (Albany: SUNY Press). (Scholar)
  • ‘Abd al-Majid Rida (2003), Hiwar al-falasifa: asalat al-wujud wa-l-mahiya bayna Mulla Sadra wa-l-falsafa al-ishraqiyya (Beirut: al-Dar al-Islamiyya). (Scholar)
  • Sajjad Rizvi (2005), “Philosophy and Mysticism: Ibn ‘Arabi and Mulla Sadra,” in P. Adamson and R. Taylor (2005) (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 224–46. (Scholar)
  • ––– (2009), Mulla Sadra and Metaphysics: The Modulation of Being (London: Routledge). (Scholar)
  • ––– (2011), Mulla Sadra and Later Islamic Philosophy (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press). (Scholar)
  • S. G. Safavi (2002) (ed), Perception according to Mulla Sadra (London: Salman-Azadeh Publications). (Scholar)
  • Ja‘far Sajjadi (1981), Mustalahat-i falsafi-yi Sadr al-Din Shirazi (Tehran: Tehran University Press). (Scholar)
  • Habib Allah Shahraki (2008), ‘Aql az nazar-i qur’an va hikmat-i muta‘aliya ((Qum: Bustan-i Kitab). A scripturalist critique of Mulla Sadra's concept of the intellect. (Scholar)
  • ‘Abd-Allah Shakiba (1996), “Shinakht az didgah-i Sadr al-Muta’allihin,” Khirad-nama-yi Sadra 3: 61–67; 4: 40–46. (Scholar)
  • ‘Abd al-Karim Surush (1978), Nihad-i na-aram-i jahan (Tehran: Intisharat-i Qalam). A pioneering study of Mulla Sadra's concept of substantial motion by a philosopher of science and prominent dissident Iranian intellectual. (Scholar)
  • ––– (1981) (ed), Yadvara-yi Mulla Sadra (Tehran: Nahzat-i zanan-i musulman). (Scholar)
  • Akbar Subut (2002), Filsuf-i Shiraz dar Hind (Tehran: Intisharat-i Hermes). (Scholar)
  • ‘Abd al-Rasul ‘Ubudiyyat (2006), Dar amadi bih nizam-i hikmat-i Sadra’i (Qum: Imam Khomeini Research Institute). A useful survey of the metaphysics of Mulla Sadra. (Scholar)
  • Mashkur Husayn Yad (1998), Mulla Sadra ka qabil-i ‘amal falsafa (Lahore: al-Razzaq Publishers). (Scholar)
  • Yahya Yasribi (2008), ‘Ayyar-i naql (Qum: Bustan-i Kitab). (Scholar)
  • ‘Ali-Asghar Zakavi (2005), Basit al-haqiqa az didgah-i Mulla Sadra va monadology-i Leibniz (Qum: Bustan-i Kitab). (Scholar)
  • Husayn Zia’i (1993), “Sadr al-Din Shirazi va bayan-i falsafi-i Hikmat-i muta‘alia,” Iranshenasi 5: 353–64.

E. Other References

  • Avicenna (1959), Tabi‘iyyat al-Shifa’: Fi-l-nafs [De Anima], ed. F. Rahman (Durham: Oxford University Press). (Scholar)
  • ––– (1973), al-Ta‘liqat, ed. ‘A. Badawi (Cairo: GEBO). (Scholar)
  • ––– (1996), al-Isharat wa-l-tanbihat ma‘ sharhay al-Tusi wa-l-Razi, ed. M. Shihabi, 3 vols (Qum: Nashr al-Balagha). (Scholar)
  • Suhrawardi (1998), Hikmat al-Ishraq/The Philosophy of Illumination, eds./trs. H. Ziai & J. Walbridge (Provo: Brigham Young University Press). (Scholar)

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