He made the statement at a meeting on Wednesday held on the sidelines of the 31st edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair, adding that these are rich resources for the Persian-speaking population of the world.
Most of these books are novels and poetry, Ramezani added.
On cultural exchanges between Iran and India, he said that ties have a historical background that began nearly 1,800 years ago, with the translation of Persian texts to Hindi.
The Indian book fair officially began on February 25 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, and is scheduled to run until March 5.
Iran’s leading philosophy professor
dies at 77
IRNA – Javad Tabatabai, a leading Iranian philosophy professor, theorist and historian of political thought died at 77.
Tabatabai was born on December 14, 1945 in Tabriz, Iran. After pursuing studies in theology, law and philosophy in Tabriz and Tehran, he earned his Ph.D. in political philosophy from Pantheon-Sorbonne University, with a dissertation on Hegel’s political philosophy.
Tabatabai published around 20 books on the history of political ideas in Europe and Iran.
Among his books are: ‘Introduction to the History of Political Thought in Iran’; ‘On Iran: The Tabriz School and the Basis of Modernity’; and ‘On Iran: The Theory of Constitutionalism in Iran’.
On July 14, 1995, in France, he was decorated as a Chevalier of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques.