HoP 190 - Turkish Delights - Philosophy under the Ottomans

August 24th, 2014

Kātib Çelebi defends cigarettes and coffee, in just one of several philosophical and religious debates in the Ottoman empire.


HoP 189 - Subcontinental Drift - Philosophy in Islamic India

August 17th, 2014

Ideas spread to Mughal India from Iran, and prince Dārā Shikūh seeks to unite the wisdom of the Upanishads with the Koran.


HoP 188 - Sajjad Rizvi on Mulla Sadra

August 10th, 2014

Sajjad Rizvi talks to Peter about Mullā Ṣadrā's views on eternity, God's knowledge and the afterlife.


HoP 187 - Return to Sender - Mulla Sadra on Motion and Knowledge

August 3rd, 2014

Mullā Ṣadrā proposes that all things are like sharks: in constant motion.