Iran

Quiet changes in Iran

Source: ET Iranian President Hassan Rowhani. PHOTO: AFP The run-off elections in Iran have served a sotto-voce notice on the hardliners in and out of parliament that their day whilst not yet over, is not indefinite. The moderates and reformists have gained a working majority in the Iranian parliament for […]

Islamic world had extraordinary effect on medieval philosophers: Charles Taliaferro

Source: Tehran Time TEHRAN —“Muslim world had made such extraordinary headway in mathematics, algebra, medicine, and the sciences in general, it was inevitable that its philosophical contribution needed to be taken seriously by medieval philosophers,” Charles Taliaferro tells the Tehran Times. Taliaferro, who teaches philosophy at St. Olaf College, says, […]