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Name  Nomanul Haq

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Nationality  US citizen of Pakistani origin
Alma mater  University College London, Harvard University, Hull University
Occupation  Professor of Humanities
Known for  Historical and philosophical scholarship. Professorial appointments at various prestigious Ivy League universities
Education  SOAS, University of London, Harvard University, University of Hull, University College London
Employer  Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Lahore University of Management Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

Nomanul haq

Syed Nomanul Haq (Nu'man al-Haqq) (Urdu: سید نعمان الحق‎; born February 15, 1948 in Karachi, Pakistan) is an international Pakistani scholar and intellectual historian noted especially for his contributions to the fields of Islamic history and Islamic philosophy. He is currently a faculty member at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. In his career spanning twenty years, Haq has gained widespread repute for his teaching, publications and editorial and research work on the history and philosophy of science, postmodern philosophy, history of religion, history of art and history of literature, for which he has won multiple prizes and awards.


Dr syed nomanul haq an islamic approach to environment

Early life

Haq was born in Pakistan, but spent most of his early life in England and the USA. At Hull University he received an undergraduate degree in applied physics and at University College London he studied the history of science and philosophy.

Professional career

Haq has published widely, with a number of books and numerous articles to his credit. He writes both in English and in Urdu. He is serving now as the general editor of Oxford University Press Pakistan.

In 2009 he contributed to a seminar at the Metanexus Institute.

Personal life

Noman has extended family in Pakistan, but his immediate family resides in the United States. Noman was married at the early age of 18, while attending Sheridan College.


  • Names, Natures, and Things: The Alchemist Jaabir ibn Hayyaan and his Kitaab al-Ahjaar (Book of Stones). Dordrecht/London/ Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993 (Cloth). Paperback Edition, 1995.
  • With Ted Peters and Muzaffar Iqbal, God, Life, and the Cosmos: Theistic Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2002.
  • Harris Khalique, Select Verses, with an Analytical Introduction and Annotation (in Urdu). Karachi: Maktaba-e Daniyal, 2006.
  • Refiner’s Fire: Some Reflections on Neville, Postmodernism, and the Tends in Discourses on Islam in P. Heltzel and A. Yong eds. Theology in a Global Context: Essays in Honor of Robert Neville. New York/London: Continuum, T & T Clark International, 2004.
  • Islam and Ecology: Toward Retrieval and Reconstruction. Daedalus. Fall 2001. Vol. 130, No. 4, 141-177.
  • Occult Sciences and Medicine. New Cambridge History of Islam. Vol. 3, Michael Cook ed.-in-chief. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
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    Syed Nomanul Haq Wikipedia

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