The Development of Metaphysics in Persia by Muhammad Iqbal
Publication: 1959 Bazm-Iqbal; Lahore Second Edition
"The Development of Metaphysics in Persia is the book form of Muhammad Iqbal’s PhD thesis in philosophy at the University of Munich submitted in 1908 and published in the same year. It traces the development of metaphysics in Persia from the time of Zoroaster to the advent of the Bahá’í Faith.
From the Introduction:
Muhammad Iqbal had gone to Germany and enrolled into Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich where he earned a PhD Degree by submitting The Development of Metaphysics in Persia as his final thesis, in 1908. The book published by Luzac & Company, London same year. Iqbal covers in this book from Zoroaster to Bahaullah era and metaphysical anatomy. This is one of the masterpieces of Muhammad Iqbal’s research work. No such research had been done before or since in the English Language on the topic."
Condition: publishers paper covered boards with blue cloth spine, corners bumped, spine with fading, previous owner inscription to flyleaf with occasional notes along the margins, still in Very Good condition