David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Sophia 51 (3):395-406 (2012)
Sabzawari is one of the greatest Muslim philosophers of the nineteenth century. He belongs to Sadrian Existentialism, which became a dominant philosophical tradition during the Qajar dynasty in Iran. This paper critically analyses Sabzawari’s ontological discussion on the dichotomy of existence and quiddity and the relation between existence and non-existence. It argues against Sabzawari by advocating the idea that ‘Existence’ rather than quiddity is the ground for identity as well as for diversity, and that non-existence, like existence, is able to produce an effect
|Keywords||Existence Non-existence Principality of existence Principality of essence Quiddity Predicables Identity in difference Becoming Ontology Intuition Mystic experience|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Ahmad Ahmadi (2007). The Fundamentality of Existence or Quiddity: A Confusion Between Epistemology and Ontology. Topoi 26 (2):213-219.
Hugh J. McCann (2013). Divine Nature and Divine Will. Sophia 52 (1):77-94.
Giovanni Mion (2012). God, Ignorance and Existence. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 72 (2):85-88.
Piotr Labenz (2001). Definicje istnienia. Filozofia Nauki 1.
John G. Bennett (1977). Existence. Coombe Springs Press.
Petr Hájek (2008). Ontological Proofs of Existence and Non-Existence. Studia Logica 90 (2):257 - 262.
Giuliano Torrengo (2012). Time and Simple Existence. Metaphysica 13 (2):125-130.
Andrew Youpa (2011). Spinoza on the Very Nature of Existence. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 35 (1):310-334.
William L. Power (2012). Franklin I. Gamwell, Existence and the Good: Metaphysical Necessity in Morals and Politics. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 71 (3):261-265.
Friederike Moltmann (2013). The Semantics of Existence. Linguistics and Philosophy 36 (1):31-63.
Phillip John Meadows (2013). What Angles Can Tell Us About What Holes Are Not. Erkenntnis 78 (2):319-331.
Amie L. Thomasson (2008). Existence Questions. Philosophical Studies 141 (1):63 - 78.
Richard Messer (1993). Does God's Existence Need Proof? Oxford University Press.
Added to index2011-12-17
Total downloads8 ( #194,960 of 1,679,439 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #111,626 of 1,679,439 )
How can I increase my downloads?