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  1. Cheating and Fair Play in Sport.Oliver Leaman & W. Morgan - 2007 - In William J. Morgan (ed.), Ethics in Sport. Human Kinetics. pp. 201--7.
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    Ibn Miskawayh, Ahmad Ibn Muhammad (C.940-1030).Oliver Leaman - unknown - Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  3. An Introduction to Classical Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
    Islamic philosophy is a unique and fascinating form of thought, and particular interest lies in its classical period, when many of the ideas of Greek philosophy were used to explore the issues and theoretical problems which arise in trying to understand the Qur'an and Islamic practice. In this revised and expanded 2001 edition of his classic introductory work, Oliver Leaman examines the distinctive features of Classical Islamic philosophy and offers detailed accounts of major individual thinkers. In contrast to many previous (...)
     
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  4. Who Guards the Guardians?Oliver Leaman - 2006 - In Chris Scarre & Geoffrey Scarre (eds.), The Ethics of Archaeology: Philosophical Perspectives on Archaeological Practice. Cambridge University Press. pp. 32--45.
     
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    Averroes and His Philosophy.Richard C. Taylor & Oliver Leaman - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (4):695.
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    Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 2013 - Polity.
    Although Islamic philosophy represents one of the leading philosophical traditions in the world, it has only recently begun to receive the attention it deserves in the non-Islamic world. This important text provides a concise and accessible introduction to the major movements, thinkers and concepts within that tradition, from the foundation of Islam to the present day. Ever since the growth of Islam as a religious and political movement, Muslim thinkers have sought to understand the theoretical aspects of their faith by (...)
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    Interpreting Averroes: Critical Essays Edited by Peter Adamson and Matteo Di Giovanni.Oliver Leaman - forthcoming - Journal of Islamic Studies.
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    History of Islamic Philosophy.Jon McGinnis, Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Oliver Leaman - 2002 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 122 (4):855.
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    Ideals, Simplicity, and Ethics: The Maimonidean Approach.Oliver Leaman - 2002 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (1):107-123.
    There has been a long controversy about the opinions of Aristotle and Maimonides on the best way of life for human beings. They often seem to emphasize a life based on intellectual pursuits as the highest form of existence and to deprecate more social but less rationally demanding forms of existence. This is particularly problematic for Maimonides, for it would imply that the life of a pious person is of little value unless it is combined with intellectual excellence. It is (...)
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  10. Averroes and His Philosophy.Oliver LEAMAN - 1988 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 53 (2):355-355.
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    An Introduction to Islamic Philosophy: Based on the Works of Murtada Mutahhari by Abd Al-Rasul Obudiyyat.Oliver Leaman - 2017 - Philosophy East and West 67 (4):1307-1308.
    An Introduction to Islamic Philosophy: Based on the Works of Murtada Mutahhari, by Abd al-Rasul Obudiyyat, is a useful guide to the ways in which philosophy is taught in much of the Islamic world, and in particular in what is surely the center of Islamic philosophy, Iran. Mutahhari is an important twentieth-century thinker and his grasp of Islamic philosophy is displayed nicely in this volume, although it has to be said it is not actually by him. It is a selection (...)
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  12. The Jewish Philosophy Reader.Dan Frank, Oliver Leaman & Charles Manekin (eds.) - 2000 - Routledge.
    The Jewish Philosophy Reader is the first comprehensive anthology of classic writings on Jewish philosophy from the Bible to postmodernism. The Reader is clearly divided into four separate parts: Foundations and First Principles, Medieval and Renaissance Jewish Philosophy, Modern Jewish Thought, and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy. Each part is clearly introduced by the editors. The readings featured are representative writings of each era listed above and are from the following major thinkers: Abrabanel, Baeck, Bergman, Borowitz, Buber, Cohen, Crescas, Fackenheim, Geiger, Gersonides, (...)
     
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    A Philosophy of Loneliness by Lars Svendsen.Oliver Leaman - 2018 - Philosophy East and West 68 (3):1-2.
    This is an entertaining and intelligent book on a subject we often have preconceptions about, which the author takes delight in showing to be false. It is an interesting blend of philosophy and social science, which is not an easy combination to get to work properly. Sometimes when it is not well done the reader gets the impression that a lot of half-digested facts are being thrown at her and a bit of theory is then used to try to vaguely (...)
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    A Brief Introduction to Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 1999 - Blackwell.
    The main markets for this book are in the areas of philosophy, Islamic studies, Middle Eastern studies, cultural studies, religious studies and theology.
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    Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 1999 - Routledge.
    _Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophy_ provides an extensive glossary of the main terms and concepts used in Eastern philosophy. The book includes definitions of philosophical ideas linked to the national traditions of: * Persia * India * Islamic world * China * Japan * Tibet including concepts from: * Zoroastrianism * Hinduism * Sufism * Islam * Confucianism * Shintoism * Taoism * Buddhism Each entry includes a guide for further reading and critical analysis, and is cross-referenced with associated concepts (...)
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  16. Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 2009 - Polity.
    Although Islamic philosophy represents one of the leading philosophical traditions in the world, it has only recently begun to receive the attention it deserves in the non-Islamic world. This important text provides a concise and accessible introduction to the major movements, thinkers and concepts within that tradition, from the foundation of Islam to the present day. Ever since the growth of Islam as a religious and political movement, Muslim thinkers have sought to understand the theoretical aspects of their faith by (...)
     
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    Islamic Philosophy: An Introduction.Oliver Leaman - 2009 - 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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    Islamic Philosophy and the Attack on Logic.Oliver Leaman - 2000 - Topoi 19 (1):17-24.
  19. An Introduction to Medieval Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 1987 - Philosophy 62 (240):252-254.
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  20. The Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman (ed.) - 2006 - Thoemmes Continuum.
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    Islamic Philosophical Theology.Oliver Leaman - 2008 - In Thomas P. Flint & Michael C. Rea (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. Oxford University Press.
    This article on Islamic philosophical theology discusses the following topics: peripateticism, mysticism, illuminationism, ethics, politics, the soul, logic, the double-truth issue, Qur'anic logic, and the significance of following tradition or taqlid. One way in which different theorists in Islam are often characterized is in terms of their being either rationalists or traditionalists or something else, but in fact it goes with the commitment to theory which one uses reason to try to make clear how one is resolving problems and why (...)
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    Averroes and His Philosophy.Oliver LEAMAN - 1988 - Curzon.
    Despite its importance in the history of philosophy, the work of the Spanish thinker Averro"es (1126-1198) has been left largely unexplored in this century. This book is the only general account of Averro"es' philosophy in English. Leaman analyzes his thought and influence, particularly his metaphysics and theory of meaning, arguing that while his work belongs within the cultural and political context of medieval Islam, it remains of considerable philosophical and historical significance.
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    John Walbridge, "The Science of Mystic Lights: Qutb Al-Din Shirazi and the Illuminationist Tradition in Islamic Philosophy". [REVIEW]Oliver Leaman - 1995 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 33 (2):337.
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    An Introduction to Medieval Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 1985 - 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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  25. An Introduction to Medieval Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 1987 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 49 (2):341-341.
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    Review of Ibn Rushd , by Dominique Urvoy ; Logic and Aristotle's Rhetoric and Poetics in Medieval Arabic Philosophy, by Deborah L. Black ; Philosophy and Science in the Islamic World, by C. A. Qadir ; Understanding the Chinese Mind: The Philosophical Roots, by Robert E. Allinson ; On Justice: An Essay in Jewish Philosophy, by . L. E. Goodman. [REVIEW]Ian Netton, Oliver Leaman & Whalen Lai - 1992 - Asian Philosophy 2 (1):101-113.
  27. History of Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman (ed.) - 2001 - Routledge.
    Islamic philosophy has often been treated as being largely of historical interest, belonging to the history of ideas rather than to philosophical study. This volume successfully overturns that view. Emphasizing the living nature and rich diversity of the subject, it examines the main thinkers and schools of thought, discusses the key concepts of Islamic philosophy and covers a vast geographical area. This indispensable reference tool includes a comprehensive bibliography and an extensive index.
     
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    Beauty in Sufism: The Teachings of Ruzbihan Baqli by Kazuyo Murata.Oliver Leaman - 2018 - Philosophy East and West 68 (2):1-2.
    This in every way an excellent book. Murata cuts through the extravagant prose of Ruzbihan Baqli and presents a very plausible account of his central thesis. Anyone who knows this thinker will understand how difficult this is since he is usually far from concise or clear. Despite this he is a very interesting and important thinker and Murata has done a considerable service to those interested in the thought of the period, and mystical philosophy as a whole in the Islamic (...)
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  29. A Brief Introduction to Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 2000 - Polity.
    Islamic philosophy represents one of the most important philosophical traditions in the world.
     
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    Eastern Philosophy: Key Readings.Oliver Leaman - 2000 - Routledge.
    Through key readings from primary and secondary sources this book communicates at first hand the principal features of a remarkable range of Eastern thought - from Buddhism, Confucianism, and Hinduism to Islam, Shinto, and Zoroastrianism. Passages from key texts guide the reader through over ninety major terms, from abhidharma to Zen. Material is drawn not only from such cornerstone texts as the Bhagavad-gita and the Lao-tzu, but also from modern writings on Eastern philosophy and religion.
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  31. Islamic Humanism in the Fourth/Tenth Century.Oliver Leaman - 1996 - In Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Oliver Leaman (eds.), History of Islamic Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 155--161.
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    The Future of Philosophy: Towards the Twenty First Century.Oliver Leaman (ed.) - 1998 - Routledge.
    Where is philosophy going? Are we entering a post-philosophy millennium? The Future of Philosophy presents the notion of what the future of philosophy is as a crucial concept, since it allows us to speculate not only on the future, but also on the past. The insightful essays consider a variety of issues, from ethics to mind, language to feminist thought, postmodernism to religion. Contributors: Peter Edwards, Lenn Goodman, Sean Hand, Heta Hayry, Matti Hayry, Gill Howie, Oliver Leaman, Harry Lesser, Gerard (...)
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    Harris on Non-Vicious Choice.Oliver Leaman - 1986 - Analysis 46 (2):106 - 107.
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    History of Jewish Philosophy.Daniel Frank & Oliver Leaman (eds.) - 1997 - Routledge.
    Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the _History of Jewish Philosophy_ explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to contemporary Jewish feminist and postmodernist thought. The links between Jewish philosophy and its wider cultural context are stressed, building up a comprehensive and historically sensitive view of Jewish philosophy and its place in the (...)
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    Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy.Oliver Leaman - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.
    The problems of evil and suffering have been extensively discussed in Jewish philosophy, and much of the discussion has centred on the Book of Job. In this study Oliver Leaman poses two questions: how can a powerful and caring deity allow terrible things to happen to obviously innocent people, and why have the Jewish people been so harshly treated throughout history, given their status as the chosen people? He explores these issues through an analysis of the views of Philo, Saadya, (...)
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  36. History of Islamic Philosophy.Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Oliver Leaman (eds.) - 1995. - Routledge.
    Islamic Philosophy has often been treated as mainly of historical interest, belonging to the history of ideas rather than to philosophy. This is volume challenges this belief. The Routledge History of Philosophy is made up entirely of essays by a distinguished list of writers. They provide detailed discussions of the most important thinkers and the key concepts in Islamic philosophy, from earliest times to the present day. Fifty authors from over sixteen countries have contributed to this volume. Each Together the (...)
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    The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary Ed. By Seyyed Hossein Nasr.Oliver Leaman - 2017 - Philosophy East and West 67 (2):594-596.
    The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary, almost two thousand pages of translation, commentary, and discussion of the Qur'an, is a very impressive product. It is very unusual also, since it is clearly meant to be a religious work, not a work about religion. And it is a book by believers not only for believers but also for anyone interested in the topic. It has some impressive merits, and the main one to my mind is the extensive use of (...)
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    'Abd Al-Jabbar and the Concept of Uselessness.Oliver Leaman - 1980 - Journal of the History of Ideas 41 (1):129.
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    Religion Within Reason by Steven M. Cahn.Oliver Leaman - 2018 - Philosophy East and West 68 (2):1-2.
    Although this book has the merit of being short, it is short in a bad way, since there is almost nothing of significance in it. About 90 pages of text might seem a short read, but since there is very little argument in it the passage from start to finish is tedious. There seems to be a stage that some philosophers go through of approaching a topic they do not know much about and thinking they have got to the essence (...)
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    Philosophical Perspectives on Modern Qur'anic Exegesis: Key Paradigms and Concepts by Massimo Campanini.Oliver Leaman - 2017 - Philosophy East and West 68 (1):312-314.
    Philosophical Perspectives on Modern Qur'anic Exegesis: Key Paradigms and Concepts, by Massimo Campanini, is a very interesting book and actually quite important in signaling the arrival of philosophy in modern times as part of Qur'anic studies. In the past the discipline has tended to be on the outskirts of the study of the religion of Islam and its Book, but in recent years philosophy has crept closer and closer to the mainstream discussion of the Qur'an. Campanini has made a real (...)
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  41. Islamic Aesthetics: An Introduction.Oliver Leaman - 2006 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 64 (3):381-382.
     
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    Review of The Philosophy of the Grammarians. Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. 5, by Harold G. Coward and K. Kunjunni Raja ; Taoist Body, by Kristofer Schipper, Trans. Karen C. Duval ; Taoist Meditation: The Mao-Shan Tradition of Great Purity, by Isabelle Robinet, Trans. Julian F. Pas and Norman J. Girardot ; Al-Ghazamacrli and the Ash'arite School, by Richard M. Frank ; and World Philosophies: An Historical Introduction, by David E. Cooper. [REVIEW]Karel Werner, Whalen Lai, Oliver Leaman & D. O'Connor - 1996 - Asian Philosophy 6 (2):161-167.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Oliver Leaman - 1991 - British Journal of Aesthetics 31 (3):406-b-408.
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    Alexandrakis, Aphrodite, Ed. Neoplatonism and Western Aesthetics: Studies in Neoplatonism: Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12.Oliver Leaman - 2003 - Review of Metaphysics 56 (4):863-864.
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    Jacob Neusner and Bruce Chilton, the Intellectual Foundations of Christian and Jewish Discourse: The Philosophy of Religious Argument. (London, Routledge, 1997.) Pp. XVI+184, £13.99. [REVIEW]Oliver Leaman - 1998 - Religious Studies 34 (3):353-367.
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    Otto Pöggeler and Annemarie Gethmann-Siefert , Kunsterfahrung und Kulturpolitik im Berlin Hegels, Hegel-Studien 22. Bonn, Bouvier Verlag Herbert Grundmann, 1983, pp. 396. [REVIEW]Oliver Leaman - 1983 - Hegel Bulletin 4 (2):31-34.
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  47. History of Jewish Philosophy.Daniel H. Frank & Oliver Leaman - 1998 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 60 (1):174-175.
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    Islamic Law and Jurisprudence: Studies in Honor of Farhat J. Ziadeh.Oliver Leaman - 1992 - Philosophy East and West 42 (3):530-532.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Oliver Leaman - 1990 - British Journal of Aesthetics 30 (2):406-b-408.
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  50. Ibn Miskawayh.Oliver Leaman - 1996 - In Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Oliver Leaman (eds.), History of Islamic Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 252.
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