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Interview with Shayegan, Daryush

Family and educational background; recollections of early intellectual activities in Iran and meeting with leading philosophers and mystics; recollections of the cultural ambience of Tehran University’s Faculty of Letters; working, agenda and objectives of the Iranian Center for the Study of Cultures; cultural and sociopolitical views of the intelligentsia in the 1960s and 1970s; on the interactions of various intellectual trends in Iran; intellectuals and the Revolution of 1978-79.

Part 1

Part 2


Daryush-Shayegan-APt-I.pdf Daryush-Shayegan-English.pdf


21pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph

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