Iranian translator of philosophy and mathematics Karimi passes away
Publish Date : Monday 18 March 2019 - 16:12
IBNA- Bijan Karimi, a translator of books on philosophy and mathematics passed away in Tehran on Saturday, March 17. He was 60.
According to IBNA
correspondent, Karimi who had studied mathematics in the United States died due to heart failure in Labbafinejad Hospital of Tehran. He was a researcher of philosophy of science, physics and philosophy of mathematics combined with an Iranian review upon these disciplines as well, whose work was noticed by Iranian scholars.
His elder brother, noted film critic and translator who has also five feature films in his career, Iraj Karimi also passed away in 2015.
Among the books he translated into Persian are: ‘The Committee of Sleep
: How Artists, Scientists, and Athletes Use Dreams for Creative Problem-Solving—and How You Can Too’ by Deirdre Barrett; ‘Jungian Archetypes: Jung, Gödel, and the History of Archetypes’
by Robin Robertson and Violence and the Sacred
(French: La violence et le sacré) by the French anthropologist René Girard
Karimi also authored the book, ‘Double Is Funny’ in Persian.