Ibn-e-Safi

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Naturalism and twentieth century literature

March 6th, 2017|

This article was published in Dawn, The Review, sometime in April 2001. It was based on the postulate of Ayn Rand that the only fundamental alternative is non-existence or existence. Since then, I have become more mindful of the criticism Iqbal had offered on such a proposition (even before Rand had expressed it) in his […]

Books I will never forget

September 7th, 2016|

This article was published in Dawn, Young World, sometime in 2001 (sorry, I cannot specify the date because I do not have the hard copy right now).

The ellipses (…) in the text do not mean omissions but rather they appear just like that in the original. An insertion that appears in square brackets is new […]

‘Introducing Iqbal’ at Warwick and Oxford

November 21st, 2015|

I got an opportunity to deliver a talk at the University of Warwick on November 9, 2015. It was later repeated at St. Edmond’s Hall, Oxford, on November 15. The title was ‘Introducing Iqbal’. Since then I have received a request to upload the transcript. I offer here the gist of my presentation. 

As a scholar […]

Ibn-e-Safi makes a resounding return

November 14th, 2015|

References to Psycho Mansion and Rana Palace in an article in Dawn 

Anniversary: Ibn-e-Safi strikes again

November 14th, 2015|

A mention of Psycho Mansion