William Chittick

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William C. Chittick
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Información personal
Nacimiento 1943
Milford, Connecticut
Nacionalidad Estadounidense
Religión Islam Ver y modificar los datos en Wikidata
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Educado en Universidad de Teherán Ver y modificar los datos en Wikidata
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Ocupación Profesor, autor, traductor
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William C. Chittick (1943) es un filósofo, escritor, traductor e intérprete de textos filosóficos y místicos clásicos sobre el islam. Es mejor conocido por su trabajo sobre Rumi e Ibn Arabi y ha escrito extensamente sobre la escuela de Ibn Arabi y la filosofía y cosmología islámicas.

Biografía[editar]

Nacido en Milford, Connecticut, Chittick finalizó su BA en el College of Wooster de Ohio y luego completó un PhD en literatura persa en la Universidad de Teherán bajo la supervisión de Seyyed Hosein Nasr en 1974. Enseñó religión comparada en la Sharif University of Technology y abandonó Irán antes de la Revolución. Chittick es actualmente Profesor Distinguido en el Departamento de Estudios Asiáticos y Asiático-Americanos en la Universidad de Stony Brook.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]​ Fue galardonado con la Beca Guggenheim por sus contribuciones académicas en 2014.[10]

Obra[editar]

Libros[editar]

  • The Sufi Doctrine of Rumi: An Introduction (Tehran: Aryamehr University Press, 1974).
  • The Sufi Path of Love: The Spiritual Teachings of Rumi (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1983).
  • The Sufi Path of Knowledge: Ibn al-'Arabi's Metaphysics of Imagination (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1989).
  • Imaginal Worlds: Ibn al-'Arabi and the Problem of Religious Diversity (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994).
  • With Sachiko Murata, The Vision of Islam (New York: Paragon, 1994).
  • Varolmanın Boyutları (The Dimensions of Existence) A collection of seventeen essays edited and translated by Turan Koç (Istanbul: Insan Yayınları, 1997).
  • The Self-Disclosure of God: Principles of Ibn al-'Arabi's Cosmology (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998).
  • Sufism: A Short Introduction (Oxford: Oneworld, 2000).
  • The Heart of Islamic Philosophy:The Quest for Self-Knowledge in the Teachings of Afdal al-Din Kashani (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).
  • Ibn 'Arabi: Heir to the Prophets (Oxford: Oneworld, 2005).
  • The Sufi Doctrine of Rumi: Illustrated Edition (Bloomington, IN: World Wisdom, 2005).
  • Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul: The Pertinence of Islamic Cosmology in the Modern World (Oxford: Oneworld, 2007).
  • With Sachiko Murata and Tu Weiming, The Sage Learning of Liu Zhi: Islamic Thought in Confucian Terms (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Centre, 2009).
  • In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thought. An anthology of Chittick's writings (from 1975 to 2012) edited by Mohammed Rustom, Atif Khalil, and Kazuyo Murata (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012).
  • Divine Love: Islamic Literature and the Path to God (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).

Artículos seleccionados[editar]

Volúmenes editados[editar]

  • With Seyyed Hossein Nasr (vols. 1-3) and Peter Zirnis (vols. 2-3), An Annotated Bibliography of Islamic Science (Tehran: Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, 1975–78, vols. 1-2; Tehran: Cultural Studies and Research Institute, 1991, vol. 3).
  • 'Abd al-Rahmân Jâmî, Naqd al-nusûs fi sharh naqsh al-fusûs, Persian and Arabic text with critical apparatus, notes, English and Persian introductions, indexes (Tehran: Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, 1977).
  • The Works of Seyyed Hossein Nasr Through His Fortieth Birthday. Edited and Introduced (Uppsala: University of Utah Press, 1977).
  • The Inner Journey: Views from the Islamic Tradition. Edited and Introduced (Sandpoint, ID: White Thread Press, 2007).
  • The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr. Edited and Introduced (Bloomington, IN: World Wisdom, 2007).

Traducciones[editar]

  • Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i, A Shi'ite Anthology (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1981).
  • Javad Nurbakhsh, Sufism [I] : Meaning, Knowledge, and Unity (New York: Khaniqahi-Nimatullahi, 1981).
  • Fakhr al-Din 'Iraqi, Divine Flashes. Translated with P.L. Wilson (New York: Paulist Press, 1982).
  • Javad Nurbakhsh, Sufism [II]: Fear and Hope, Contraction and Expansion, Gathering and Dispersion, Intoxication and Sobriety, Annihilation and Subsistence (New York: Khaniqahi-Nimatullahi, 1982).
  • Ali ibn Abi Talib, Supplications (Du'â), (London: Muhammadi Trust, 1982).
  • Zayn al-'Abidin, The Psalms of Islam. Translated and introduced (London: Muhammadi Trust, 1988). Reprinted as The Psalms of Islam: English Version (UK: al-Mahdi Institute, and Marsta, Sweden: Me'raj Educational Publishers, 2007).
  • Javad Nurbakhsh, Sufism IV: Repentance, Abstinence, Renunciation, Wariness, Humility, Humbleness, Sincerity, Steadfastness, Courtesy (London: Khaniqahi-Nimatullahi, 1988).
  • William Chittick (editor), Faith and Practice of Islam: Three Thirteenth Century Sufi Texts (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992).
  • 'Abd al-Rahman Jami, Gleams. Translated in Sachiko Murata, Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light: Wang Tai-yu's Great Learning of the Pure and Real and Liu Chih's Displaying the Concealment of the Real Realm (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000).
  • Mulla Sadra, The Elixir of the Gnostics. Translated, Edited, and Introduced (Provo: Brigham Young University Press, 2003).
  • Shams al-Din Tabrizi, Me and Rumi: The Autobiography of Shams-i Tabrizi. Annotated and Translated (Louisville, KY: Fons Vitae, 2004).[11]
  • Ibn Arabi, select translations from The Meccan Revelations. Translated by Michel Chodkiewicz (ed.), The Meccan Revelations (New York: Pir Press, 2004).
  • Sadr al-Din al-Qunawi, The Texts. Translated in Seyyed Hossein Nasr and Mehdi Aminrazavi (eds.), An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, vol. 4 (London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2012). Note: The translation of this text in this volume is slightly abridged. For the complete translation, see https://www.academia.edu/8101330/Sadr_al-Din_Qunawi_The_Texts_al-Nusus_
  • Aqa Muhammad Rida Qumsha'i, On the Oneness of Existence, or Rather, the Existent and Addendum to the Ringstone on Seth from 'The Ringstones of Wisdom': On the Topics of Friendship. Translated in Seyyed Hossein Nasr and Mehdi Aminrazavi (eds.), An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, vol. 5 (London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2015).
  • Rashid al-Din Maybudi, select translations from The Unveiling of the Mysteries and the Provision of the Pious (Louisville: Fons Vitae, 2015). Also available online at Altafsir.com.
  • Ahmad Sam'ani, The Repose of the Spirits: A Sufi Commentary on the Divine Names. Translated and Introduced (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2019).

Véase también[editar]

Referencias[editar]

  1. Stony brook edu
  2. World wisdom
  3. Ibnarabi society.org
  4. «Wildriver review by Katherine Schimmel». Archivado desde el original el 3 de julio de 2018. Consultado el 21 de junio de 2019. 
  5. Huffingron post
  6. (en persa) Anjoman Erfan
  7. «Islam Uga.edu». Archivado desde el original el 4 de marzo de 2018. Consultado el 21 de junio de 2019. 
  8. Iran news
  9. In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thought, William C. Chittick
  10. "Fellows" www.gf.org
  11. «The book in my hand». The Hindu (en en-IN). 24 de enero de 2016. ISSN 0971-751X. Consultado el 1 de abril de 2016. 

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