David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Dover Publications (1939)
Fascinating and well-documented in its details of cultural migration and evolution, this book offers a well-balanced perspective on the mutual influence of Arabic and Western worlds during the Middle Ages. It traces the transmission of Greek philosophy and science to the Islamic world, forming a portrait of medieval Muslim thought that illustrates its commonalities with Judaic and Christian teachings as well as its points of divergence. He shows how a particular type of Hellenistic culture made its way through the Syrian Church, the Zoroastrians of Persia, and the pagans of Harran to the Islamic community, attaining its final metamorphosis in northeast Italy, where it constituted an anti-ecclesiastical influence that helped to pave the way for the Renaissance. Bibliography. Chronological Table. Index.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$0.53 used (97% off) $2.75 new (84% off) $3.99 direct from Amazon (77% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B741.O4 2003|
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
Gil Anidjar (2002). "Our Place in Al-Andalus": Kabbalah, Philosophy, Literature in Arab Jewish Letters. Stanford University Press.
Mohammed Sanduk, The Influence of Freedom on Growth of Science in Arabic-Islamic and Western Civilizations.
Muhammad Ali Khalidi (2009). The Arab Street: Tracking a Political Metaphor. Middle East Journal 63 (1):11-29.
Amal Abou Aly (2000). A Few Notes on [Hdotu]Unayn's Translation and Ibn Al-Nafis' Commentary on the First Book of the Aphorisms. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 10 (1):139-150.
Doris Behrens-Abouseif (1999). Beauty in Arabic Culture. Markus Wiener Publishers.
Florentin Smarandache (2007). Neutrosophy in Arabic Philosophy. Renaissance High Press.
Charles E. Butterworth & Blake Andrée Kessel (eds.) (1994). The Introduction of Arabic Philosophy Into Europe. E.J. Brill.
Nicholas Rescher (1967). Studies in Arabic Philosophy. [Pittsburgh]University of Pittsburgh Press.
Peter Adamson & Richard C. Taylor (eds.) (2005). The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
De Lacy O'Leary (1939/2003). Arabic Thought and its Place in History. Dover Publications.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads2 ( #348,296 of 1,100,986 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #290,065 of 1,100,986 )
How can I increase my downloads?