Bargain finder

Use this tool to find book bargains on Amazon Marketplace. It works best on the "my areas of interest" setting, but you need to specify your areas of interest first. You might also want to change your shopping locale (currently the US locale).

Note: the best bargains on this page tend to go fast; the prices shown can be inaccurate because of this.



 Offer type

 Sort by
 Max price
% off
 Min discount

 Min year

 Added since

 Pro authors only


  1. Ben-Ami Scharfstein (ed.) (1978). Philosophy East/Philosophy West: A Critical Comparison of Indian, Chinese, Islamic, and European Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
  2. Susan F. Krantz (2002). Refuting Peter Singer's Ethical Theory: The Importance of Human Dignity. Praeger.
    Shows how Singer's ethical theories threaten human values in a variety of ways.
  3. Lenn Evan Goodman (2003). Islamic Humanism. Oxford University Press.
    Tracing the course of thought, action, and expression in the golden age of Islamic civilization, L. E. Goodman's Islamic Humanism paints a vivid panorama that departs strikingly from the all too familiar image of Islamic dogma, authoritarianism, and militancy. Among the poets and philosophers, scientists and historians, ethicists and mystics of Islam, Goodman finds a warm and vital humanism, committed to the pursuit of knowledge and to the cosmopolitan values of generosity, tolerance, and understanding. Drawing on a wide range of (...)
  4. Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Mehdi Amin Razavi (eds.) (1999/2008). An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia. Oxford University Press.
    This is the second volume in a projected five-volume work covering the full expanse of Persian philosophical thought from the Zoroastrianism of the pre-Christian era up to the present day. Volume II is devoted entirely to the work of the Isma'ili and Hermetic-Pythagorean philosophers.
    Direct download  
    My bibliography  
    Export citation  
  5. Sheikh Jameil Ali (2010). Islamic Thought and Movement in the Subcontinent: A Study of Sayyid Abu A'la Mawdudi and Sayyid Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi. D.K. Printworld.
  6. C. A. Qadir (1988/1990). Philosophy and Science in the Islamic World. Routledge.
  7. Dale Jamieson (ed.) (1999). Singer and His Critics. Blackwell Publishers.
    This is the first book devoted to the work of Peter Singer, one of the leaders of the practical ethics movement, and one of the most influential philosophers of ...
  8. Abdulkader Tayob (2009). Religion in Modern Islamic Discourse. Columbia University Press.
    Introduction: religion in modern Islam -- The essence of religion and Islam's essence -- The value of religion and Islam -- Religion, Islam and identity -- The meaning and symbol of the Islamic state -- Religion between sharīʻa and law -- Reading Islamic feminism: modernism and beyond.
  9. W. Montgomery Watt (1995). Islamic Philosophy and Theology: An Extended Survey. Edinburgh University Press.
  10. Massimo Campanini (2008). An Introduction to Islamic Philosophy. Edinburgh University.
  11. Abdulaziz Abdulhussein Sachedina (2009). Islamic Biomedical Ethics: Principles and Application. Oxford University Press.
    In search of principles of health care in Islam -- Health and suffering -- Beginning of life -- Terminating early life -- Death and dying -- Organ donation and cosmetic enhancement -- Recent developments -- Epilogue.
  12. De Lacy O'Leary (1939/2003). Arabic Thought and its Place in History. Dover Publications.
    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 (...)
  13. Lacy O'Leardey (1939/2003). Arabic Thought and its Place in History. Dover Publications.
    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 (...)
  14. Lenn Evan Goodman (1999). Jewish and Islamic Philosophy: Crosspollinations in the Classic Age. Rutgers University Press.
    Examines core issues common to Jewish and Islamic philosophy, such as freedom and determinism, the basis of ethical values, and the relationship between faith ...
  15. Oliver Leaman (1999). A Brief Introduction to Islamic Philosophy. Blackwell Pub..
    The main markets for this book are in the areas of philosophy, Islamic studies, Middle Eastern studies, cultural studies, religious studies and theology.
  16. Jonathan E. Brockopp (ed.) (2003). Islamic Ethics of Life: Abortion, War, and Euthanasia. University of South Carolina Press.
    o ne -taking -Life ana Oavmg .Life The Islamic Context Jonathan E. Brockopp The great ethicists of the western world, Augustine, Aquinas, Kant, and others, ...
  17. Muhammad Ali Khalidi (ed.) (2005). Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings. Cambridge University Press.
    Philosophy in the Islamic world emerged in the ninth century and continued to flourish into the fourteenth century. It was strongly influenced by Greek thought, but Islamic philosophers also developed an original philosophical culture of their own, which had a considerable impact on the subsequent course of Western philosophy. This volume offers new translations of philosophical writings by Farabi, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), Ghazali, Ibn Tufayl, and Ibn Rushd (Averroes). All of the texts presented here were very influential and invite comparison (...)
  18. William C. Chittick (ed.) (2007). The Inner Journey: Views From the Islamic Tradition. Morning Light Press.
    Originally published in France in 1969 and in America in 1972 and again in 1995, To Live Within is a thoughtful, beautifully written record of Lizelle Reymond’s five years spent in a hermitage in Northern India. Reymond studied with guide and mentor Shri Anirvan, a master of the ancient Samkhya tradition. As presented to Reymond, Samkhya is a source teaching previously unknown in the West and universally relevant regardless of one’s tradition or cultural background. Anirvan’s teachings of this discipline centered (...)
    Direct download  
    My bibliography  
    Export citation  
  19. Fazlur Rahman (1987). Health and Medicine in the Islamic Tradition: Change and Identity. Crossroad.
  20. Oliver Leaman (1985). An Introduction to Medieval Islamic Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    This book is an introduction to debates in philosophy within the medieval Islamic world. It discusses a number of themes which were controversial within the philosophical community of that period: the creation of the world out of nothing, immortality, resurrection, the nature of ethics, and the relationship between natural and religious law. The author provides an account of the arguments of Farabi, Avicenna, Ghazali, Averroes and Maimonides on these and related topics. His argument takes into account the significance of the (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
    My bibliography  
    Export citation  
  21. Stephen Hirtenstein (1999). The Unlimited Mercifier: The Spiritual Life and Thought of Ibn ʻarabi. White Cloud Press.
  22. Rafik Issa Beekun (1997). Islamic Business Ethics. International Institute of Islamic Thought.
  23. Henry Corbin (1998). Alone with the Alone: Creative Imagination in the Ṣūfism of Ibn ʻarabī. Princeton University Press.
    "Henry Corbin's works are the best guide to the visionary tradition.... Corbin, like Scholem and Jonas, is remembered as a scholar of genius. He was uniquely equipped not only to recover Iranian Sufism for the West, but also to defend the principal Western traditions of esoteric spirituality."--From the introduction by Harold Bloom Ibn 'Arabi (1165-1240) was one of the great mystics of all time. Through the richness of his personal experience and the constructive power of his intellect, he made a (...)
  24. Rafik Issa Beekun (1999). Leadership: An Islamic Perspective. Amana.
  25. M. Rafique (1988). Indian and Muslim Philosophy: A Comparative Study. Ashish Pub. House.
  26. W. Montgomery Watt (1962/2009). Islamic Philosophy & Theology. Aldinetransaction.
    The Umayyad period. The beginnings of sectarianism ; The Khārijites ; The Shīʻtes ; The Murjiʼites and other moderates -- The first wave of Hellenism 750-950. The historical background ; The translators and the first philosophers ; The expansion of Shīʻism ; The Muʻtazilites ; The consolidation of Sunnism ; Al-Ashʻarī -- The second wave of Hellenism 950-1258. The historical background ;The flowering of philosophy ; The vicissitudes of Shīʻism ; The progress of Sunnite theology ; Al-Ghazālī ; Sunnite theology (...)
  27. W. Montgomery Watt (2008). Islamic Philosophy and Theology. Aldinetransaction.
    Events are making clear to ever-widening circles of readers the need for something more than a superficial knowledge of non-European cultures.
  28. Ibn Khaldūn (1969/2005). The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History. Princeton University Press.
    The Muqaddimah , often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldûn (d. 1406), this monumental work laid down the foundations of several fields of knowledge, including philosophy of history, sociology, ethnography, and economics. The first complete English translation, by the eminent Islamicist and interpreter of Arabic literature Franz Rosenthal, was published in three volumes in 1958 as part of the Bollingen Series and received (...)
  29. Majid Fakhry (1983). A History of Islamic Philosophy. Longman.
  30. Yaḥyá ibn Ḥabash Suhrawardī (1998/2006). Suhrawardi: The Shape of Light: Hayakal Al-Nur. Fons Vitae.
    This treatise on the nature and levels of the human soul considers the limitations of human senses and our true or theomorphic essence; the various realms or Centers, including Absolute Mind as well as Ordinary Mind and Divine Mind; the nature of firmaments; and the meaning of pleasure and pain.
  31. Anson Laytner, Daniel Ethan Bridge & Matthew Kaufmann (eds.) (2005). The Animals' Lawsuit Against Humanity: A Modern Adaptation of an Ancient Animal Rights Tale. Fons Vitae.
    In this interfaith and multicultural fable, eloquent representatives of all members of the animal kingdom—from horses to bees—come before the respected Spirit King to complain of the dreadful treatment they have suffered at the hands of humankind. During the ensuing trial, where both humans and animals testify before the King, both sides argue their points ingeniously, deftly illustrating the validity of both sides of the ecology debate. The ancient antecedents of this tale are thought to have originated in India, with (...)
    Direct download  
    My bibliography  
    Export citation  
  32. William C. Chittick (2007). Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul: The Pertinence of Islamic Cosmology in the Modern World. Oneworld.
    A vanishing heritage -- Intellectual knowledge -- The rehabilitation of thought -- Beyond ideology -- The unseen men -- The anthropocosmic vision -- The search for meaning.
  33. Muhammad Iqbal (2004). The Development of Metaphysics in Persia: A Contribution to the History of Muslim Philosophy. Sang-E-Meel Publications.
    1908. This work marks the first and only historical account of Persia's philosophical thought and the credit of its conception goes to Iqbal.
  34. T. J. de Boer (1903/1983). The History of Philosophy in Islam. Cosmo.
    INTRODUCTION. 1. THE THEATRE. 1. In olden time the Arabian desert was, as it is at this da)7, the roaming-ground of independent Bedouin tribes. ...
  35. Kevin Burns (2006). Eastern Philosophy: The Greatest Thinkers and Sages From Ancient to Modern Times. Enchanted Lion Books.
    A clear and engaging presentation of history's most influential Eastern thinkers Eastern Philosophy provides a detailed but accessible analysis of the work of nearly sixty thinkers from all of the major Eastern philosophical traditions, from the earliest times to the present day. Covering systems, schools, and individuals, Eastern Philosophy presents founder figures such as Zoroaster and Mohammed as well as modern thinkers such as Nishida Kitaro, perhaps the preeminent figure within modern Japanese philosophy. From Buddhism to Islam, Confucius to Gandhi, (...)
  36. Yaḥyá Ibn ʻAdī (2002). The Reformation of Morals: A Parallel Arabic-English Text. Brigham Young University Press.
    Under the title The Reformation of Morals , the tenth-century Syrian Orthodox scholar Yahya ibn 'Adi offered encouragement to the effort to promote moral perfection, especially among kings and other members of the social elite: his tract, on the social virtues and vices, gives extensive advice about the cultivation of the former and the extirpation of the latter. Where there are many echoes of Hellenistic moral philosophy in his presentation, the topical profile of the work and the language the author (...)
  37. Zaid Shakir (2008). Treatise for the Seekers of Guidance. Nid Publishers.
    The translation, notes, and commentary of Imam al-Harith al-Muhasibi's "Risala al-Mustarshidin (Treatise for the Seekers of Guidance)" serves as a layman's ...
  38. Peter S. Groff (2007). Islamic Philosophy a-Z. Edinburgh University Press.
    Topical entries cover various issues and key positions in all the major areas of philosophy, making clear why the central problems of Islamic philosophy have ...
  39. Oliver Leaman (2009). Islamic Philosophy: An Introduction. Polity.
    The new edition of Islamic Philosophy will continue to be essential reading for students and scholars of the subject, as well as anyone wanting to learn more ...
  40. Peter Coates (2002). Ibn 'Arabi and Modern Thought: The History of Taking Metaphysics Seriously. Anqa.
    These penetrating metaphysical and spiritual teachings cross the divides of culture and time, providing unexpectedly modern insight.
  41. Sayyid Quṭb (2006). Basic Principles of the Islamic Worldview. Islamic Publications International.
  42. Nicholas Rescher (1967). Studies in Arabic Philosophy. [Pittsburgh]University of Pittsburgh Press.
    The ten essays in this book present the thoughts of major Arabic philosophers in history, while speaking to their basis in Greek philosophy and the influence of ...