Eminent Iranian translator of philosophy books dies
Publish Date : Thursday 7 September 2017 - 20:12
IBNA- An eminent Iranian translator and researcher of books on Western philosophy Bozorg Naderzad (PhD) died in Tehran on Thursday. He was 82.
According to IBNA
correspondent, Naderzad was hospitalized after he had suffered a stroke earlier. He passed away in Gandhi Hospital in Tehran.
Born in 1935, Naderzad began his university studies in Tehran and then pursued his education at Sorbonne University
where he was graduated with a PhD degree in philosophy.
He began his career as translator in 1966 when he translated the book ‘The Religion of Mithra’ (Mithra: Ce Dieu Mystérieux) by Martin Vermaseren and the later translated works by the celebrated French language thinkers such as Ernest Cassirer
, Henry Corbin
and Alexis de Tocqueville
among others. His last work was the Persian translation of Democracy in America
by de Tocqueville.