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  1. Paul Ernest Walker (1993). Early Philosophical Shiism: The Ismaili Neoplatonism of Abū Yaʻqūb Al-Sijistānī. Cambridge University Press.score: 6.0
    The Ismailis, among whom are the followers of the Aga Khan, rose to prominence during the 4th Islamic/10th Christian century. They developed a remarkably successful intellectual programme to sustain and support their political activities, promoting demands of Islamic doctrine together with the then newly imported sciences from abroad. The high watermark of this intellectual movement is best illustrated in the writings of the Ismaili theoretician Abu Ya´qub al-Sijistani. Using both published and manuscript writings of al-Sijistani that have hitherto been largely (...)
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  2. Nāṣir-I. Khusraw (1998). Knowledge and Liberation: A Treatise on Philosophical Theology. I.B. Tauris in Association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies.score: 6.0
    Nasir Khusraw was a leading Ismaili poet and theologian-philosopher of the Fatimid period whose writings have had a major formative influence on the Ismaili communities of Iran, Afghanistan and Central Asia. The bulk of his surviving work was produced in exile in a remote mountainous region of Badakhshan where he sought refuge from persecution in his native district of Balkh. This is the first of his doctrinal treatises to be translated into English. Consisting of a series of 30 questions and (...)
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  3. Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Ṭūsī (2005). The Paradise of Submission: A Medieval Treatise on Ismaili Thought. I. B. Tauris.score: 6.0
    In this work the Persian and English texts are edited and published together for the first time. This is Tusi’s major Ismaili work and the most important primary source on Ismaili doctrines during the Alamut period.
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  4. Farouk Mitha (2001). Al-Ghazālī and the Ismailis: A Debate on Reason and Authority in Medieval Islam. Distributed in the U.S. By St. Martin's Press.score: 6.0
    Al-Ghazali is arguably one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Islam, and his writings have received greater scholarly attention in the West than those of any other Muslim scholar. This study explores an important dimension of his thought that has not yet been fully examined, namely, his polemical engagement with the Ismailis of the Fatimid and early Alamut periods. Published in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies.
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  5. Nāṣir-I. Khusraw (2011). Jomeʺ-Ul-Ḣikmataĭn. Ėr-Graf.score: 6.0
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  6. Nāṣir-I. Khusraw (2010). Zod-Ul-Musofirin. Shujoiën.score: 6.0
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  7. A. M. Sadaruddin (ed.) (1974). Ismaili Faith, Fundamentals, and Philosophy. Shia Imami Ismailia Association for Kenya.score: 6.0
     
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