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  1. James Page (2008). Peace Education: Exploring Ethical and Philosophical Foundations. Information Age Publishing.
    Peace education is now well recognized within international legal instruments and within critical educational literature as an important aspect of education. Despite this, little attention has been given in the critical literature to the philosophical foundations for peace education and the rationale for peace education thus remains substantially an assumed one. This investigation explores some possible ethico-philosophical foundations for peace education, through an examination of five specific ethical traditions: 1) virtue ethics, whereby peace may be interpreted as a virtue, and/or (...)
  2. Adnan Aslan (1998). Religious Pluralism in Christian and Islamic Philosophy: The Thought of John Hick and Seyyed Hossein Nasr. Curzon.
    The philosophy of religion and theology are related to the culture in which they have developed. These disciplines provide a source of values and vision to the cultures of which they are part, while at the same time they are delimited and defined by their cultures. This book compares the ideas of two contemporary philosophers, John Hick and Seyyed Hossein Nasr, on the issues of religion, religions, the concept of the ultimate reality, and the notion of sacred knowledge. On a (...)
  3. Nerina Rustomji (2008). The Garden and the Fire: Heaven and Hell in Islamic Culture. Columbia University Press.
    The garden, the fire, and Islamic origins -- Visions of the afterworld -- Material culture and an Islamic ethic -- Other worldly landscapes and earthly realities -- Humanity, servants, and companions -- Individualized gardens and expanding fires -- Legacy of gardens -- Epilogue.
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  4. Ben-Ami Scharfstein (ed.) (1978). Philosophy East/Philosophy West: A Critical Comparison of Indian, Chinese, Islamic, and European Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
  5. 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 (...)
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  6. Ibn Khaldūn (1969). 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 (...)
  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. W. Montgomery Watt (1995). Islamic Philosophy and Theology: An Extended Survey. Edinburgh University Press.
  9. 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 (...)
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  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Lacy O'Leardey (1939). 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. 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, ...
  15. Fazlur Rahman (1987). Health and Medicine in the Islamic Tradition: Change and Identity. Crossroad.
  16. Ebrahim Moosa (2005). Ghazālī and the Poetics of Imagination. University of North Carolina Press.
    Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, a Muslim jurist-theologian and polymath who lived from the mid-eleventh to the early twelfth century in present-day Iran, is a figure equivalent in stature to Maimonides in Judaism and Thomas Aquinas in Christianity. He is best known for his work in philosophy, ethics, law, and mysticism. In an engaged re-reading of the ideas of this preeminent Muslim thinker, Ebrahim Moosa argues that Ghazali's work has lasting relevance today as a model for a critical encounter with the Muslim (...)
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  17. C. A. Qadir (1988). Philosophy and Science in the Islamic World. Routledge.
  18. W. Montgomery Watt (1962). 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 (...)
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  19. 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.
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  20. D. A. T. Gasking (1996). Language, Logic, and Causation: Philosophical Writings of Douglas Gasking. Melbourne University Press.
  21. Massimo Campanini (2008). An Introduction to Islamic Philosophy. Edinburgh University.
  22. 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 ...
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  23. Christian Jambet (2006). The Act of Being: The Philosophy of Revelation in Mullā Sadrā. Distributed by the MIT Press.
  24. De Lacy O'Leary (1939). 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 (...)
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  25. Majid Fakhry (1983). A History of Islamic Philosophy. Longman.
    The first comprehensive survey of Islamic philosophy from the seventh century to the present, this classic discusses Islamic thought and its effect on the cultural aspects of Muslim life. Fakhry shows how Islamic philosophy has followed from the earliest times a distinctive line of development, which gives it the unity and continuity that are the marks of the great intellectual movements of history.
  26. Muhsin Mahdi (2001). Alfarabi and the Foundation of Islamic Political Philosophy. University of Chicago Press.
    In this work, Muhsin Mahdi--widely regarded as the preeminent scholar of Islamic political thought--distills more than four decades of research to offer an authoritative analysis of the work of Alfarabi, the founder of Islamic political philosophy. Mahdi, who also brought to light writings of Alfarabi that had long been presumed lost or were not even known, presents this great thinker as his contemporaries would have seen him: as a philosopher who sought to lay the foundations for a new understanding of (...)
  27. Isobel Jeffery-Street (2010). Ibn Arabi and the Contemporary West: Beshara and the Ibn Arabi Society. Equinox Pub. Ltd..
  28. Tony Abboud (2006). Al-Kindi: The Father of Arab Philosophy. Rosen Pub. Group.
    A pioneeting Arab thinker -- Early life -- The house of wisdom -- Religion, philosophy, and intellect -- On the subjects of intellect and sorrow -- The scientist -- Musician, calligrapher, and code breaker -- Legacy.
  29. Yaḥyá ibn Ḥabash Suhrawardī (1998). 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.
  30. 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 (...)
  31. Stephen Hirtenstein (1999). The Unlimited Mercifier: The Spiritual Life and Thought of Ibn ʻarabi. White Cloud Press.
  32. 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.
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  33. 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 ...
  34. 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.
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  35. Rafik Issa Beekun (1999). Leadership: An Islamic Perspective. Amana.
  36. 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 (...)
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  37. Georges Bohas (1990). The Arabic Linguistic Tradition. Routledge.
    GENERAL INTRODUCTION THE GROWTH OF THE ARABIC LINGUISTIC TRADITION: A HISTORICAL SURVEY Early grammatical thinking to the end of the second/eighth century ...
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  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. T. J. de Boer (1903). 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. ...
  40. Sayyid Quṭb (2006). Basic Principles of the Islamic Worldview. Islamic Publications International.