Amir-Hossein Aryanpour

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Amir-Hossein Aryanpour
Born(1925-02-27)February 27, 1925
Died(2001-07-30)July 30, 2001
OccupationIranian philosopher, sociologist and literary figure.

Amir-Hossein Aryanpour (February 27, 1925, Tehran – July 30, 2001, Tehran) (Persian: امیرحسین آریانپور‎) was an Iranian lexicographer, writer, translator, philosopher, sociologist, and literary figure.

Amir Hossein Aryanpour was an expert in western philosophy and Persian culture. He studied at the University of Tehran, the American University of Beirut, Cambridge University and Princeton University. He was one of the students of Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, one of the most prominent figures in the history of Persian literature. In his own right, he was a mentor to many, like the Columbia University scholar Hamid Dabashi.

Aryanpour was a full professor at University of Tehran. He wrote numerous books and articles on sociology, philosophy and literature.

He was influential in the contemporary intellectual movements in Iran.

He died in the morning of July 30, 2001 in Asia Hospital, Tehran, at the age of 77.


  • Sociology of Art
  • Threshold of Doom
  • Psychology of Vision realism
  • Field of sociology
  • Four bilingual dictionary
  • Nature, life, origin and evolution of
  • Research Approvals
  • Two logic: static and dynamic

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