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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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    Proofs for Eternity, Creation, and the Existence of God in Medieval Islamic and Jewish Philosophy.Herbert A. Davidson - 1987 - Oxford University Press.
    The central debate of natural theology among medieval Muslims and Jews concerned whether or not the world was eternal. Opinions divided sharply on this issue because the outcome bore directly on God's relationship with the world: eternity implies a deity bereft of will, while a world with a beginning leads to the contrasting picture of a deity possessed of will. In this exhaustive study of medieval Islamic and Jewish arguments for eternity, creation, and the existence of God, Herbert Davidson (...)
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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 (...)
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  4. 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 (Greek-influenced) 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 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 (...)
     
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    Bibliography of Islamic Philosophy.Hans Daiber - 1999 - Brill.
    v. 1. Alphabetical list of publications -- v. 2. Index of names, terms, and topics -- Supplement.
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    The Heart of Islamic Philosophy: The Quest for Self-Knowledge in the Teachings of Afḍal Al-Dīn Kāshānī.C. Chittick William - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
    This book introduces the work of an important medieval Islamic philosopher who is little known outside the Persian world. Afdal al-Din Kashani was a contemporary of a number of important Muslim thinkers, including Averroes and Ibn al-Arabi. Kashani did not write for advanced students of philosophy but rather for beginners. In the main body of his work, he offers especially clear and insightful expositions of various philosophical positions, making him an invaluable resource for those who would like to learn (...)
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  7. A History of Islamic Philosophy.Majid Fakhry - 1983 - Cambridge University Press.
    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.
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    History of Islamic Philosophy.Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Oliver Leaman (eds.) - 1996 - 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 (...)
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    Jewish and Islamic Philosophy: Crosspollinations in the Classic Age.Lenn Evan Goodman - 1999 - 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 ...
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    Islamic Philosophy a-Z.Peter S. Groff - 2007 - 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 ...
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    Knowledge in Later Islamic Philosophy: Mulla Sadra on Existence, Intellect, and Intuition.İbrahim Kalın - 2010 - Oxford University Press.
    This study looks at how the seventeenth-century philosopher Sadr al-Din al-Shirazi, known as Mulla Sadra, attempted to reconcile the three major forms of ...
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    Books of Definition in Islamic Philosophy: The Limits of Words.Kiki Kennedy-Day - 2003 - Routledgecurzon.
    The first section of this book surveys the development of Islamic philosophy though an examination of the definitions for substance, cause and matter. These important philosophical terms were defined by each new generation of philosophers. The definitions show an awareness of Greek philosophy, but also take metaphysical thought into an Islamic matrix. In the second section the author translates Ibn Sina's Kitab al-hudud and puts the tenth-century philosopher in his proper geopolitical sphere. Questions of Ibn Sina' connection with (...)
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    Islamic Philosophy of Religion: Synthesis of Science Religion and Philosophy.J. I. Laliwala - 2005 - Sarup & Sons.
    Definition and Meaning of the Islamic Philosophy of Religion Difference between Islamic Philosophy and Muslim Philosophy There is a difference between ...
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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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    Alfarabi and the Foundation of Islamic Political Philosophy.Muhsin Mahdi - 2001 - 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 (...)
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  16. Understanding Islamic Sciences: Philosophy, Theology, Mysticism, Morality, Jurisprudence.Murtaz̤á Muṭahharī - 2002 - Saqi.
    This book is a collection of Shahid Murtada Mutahhari’s essential papers on philosophy, theology, ‘irfan (Islamic mysticism), usul al-fiqh (principles of jurisprudence) and morality. The six parts together serve as both a comprehensive survey of the fundamentals of different branches of Islamic studies and a general guide to understanding the basic teachings of Islam.
     
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  17. Islamic Philosophy and Theology: Critical Concepts in Islamic Thought.Ian Richard Netton (ed.) - 2006 - Routledge.
    Islam, one of the worlds great faiths, was born as a result of the revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (c. 570-632) in Arabia. A proper understanding of the Islamic present depends on an accurate knowledge of the way in which Islamic thought developed from medieval times onwards. For instance, Islam evolved a sophisticated theology and set of philosophical systems of its own, which owed something to the impact of Greek thought, but became uniquely Islamic (...)
     
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    Islamic Philosophy, Science, Culture, and Religion: Studies in Honor of Dimitri Gutas.Felicitas Opwis & David Reisman (eds.) - 2011 - Brill.
    This collection of essays covers the classical heritage and Islamic culture, classical Arabic science and philosophy, and Muslim religious sciences, showing continuation of Greek and Persian thought as well as original Muslim contributions to the sciences, philosophy, religion, and culture of Islam.
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    Islamic Philosophy and Occidental Phenomenology on the Perennial Issue of Microcosm and Macrocosm.Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (ed.) - 2006 - Springer.
    By proposing the Microcosm and Macrocosm analogy for dialogue between Islamic Philosophy and Occidental Phenomenology, the authors of this volume are reviving the perennial positioning of the human condition in the play of forces within and without the human being. This theme has run from Plato through the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Modernity, and has been ignored by contemporaries. It now acquires a new pertinence and striking significance due to the scientific discoveries into the "infinitely small" in life, on (...)
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    Philosophy and Arts in the Islamic World: Proceedings of the Eighteenth Congress of the Union Européenne des Arabisants Et Islamisants Held at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, September 3-September 9, 1996. [REVIEW]Urbain Vermeulen & D. Smedet (eds.) - 1998 - Uitgeverij Peeters.
    The volume contains 26 contributions to literature, philosophy, linguistics and epigraphy in Islamic culture, ranging from pre-Islamic poetry to contemporary ...
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  21. A Critique of Modern Philosophy and Plea for Philosophy in Islamic Culture.Ali Rizvi - manuscript
    In this paper I make a case for a genuine and legitimate role for philosophy in modern Islamic culture. However, I argue that in order to make any progress towards reinstating such philosophical activity, we need to look deep into the nature and essence of modern philosophy. In this paper I aim to do this precisely by challenging modern philosophy’s self conception as an absolute critique (i.e. a critique of everything/anything). I argue that such a conception is not only (...)
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    Producing Islamic Philosophy: The Life and Afterlives of Ibn Ṭufayl’s Ḥayy Ibn Yaqẓān in Global History, 1882–1947.Murad Idris - 2016 - European Journal of Political Theory 15 (4):382-403.
    In recent decades, the trope that classical Muslim thinkers anticipated or influenced modern European thought has provided an easy endorsement of their contemporary relevance. This article studies how Arab editors and intellectuals, from 1882 to 1947, understood the twelfth-century Andalusian philosopher Ibn Ṭufayl, and Arabo-Islamic philosophy generally. This modern generation of Arab scholars also attached significance to classical Arabic texts as precursors to modern European thought. They invited readers to retrospectively identify with Ibn Ṭufayl and his treatise, Ḥayy ibn (...)
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    A Critique of Causality in Islamic Philosophy.Yahya Yasrebi - 2007 - Topoi 26 (2):255-265.
    After the problems of epistemology, the most fundamental problem of Islamic philosophy is that of causality. Causality has been studied from various perspectives. This paper endeavors first to analyze the issues of causality in Islamic philosophy and then to critique them. A sketch is provided of the history of the development of theories of causality in Islamic philosophy, with particular attention to how religious considerations came to determine the shape of the philosophical theories that were accepted. It (...)
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    The Story of Islamic Philosophy: Ibn Tufayl, Ibn Al-'Arabi, and Others on the Limit Between Naturalism and Traditionalism.Salman H. Bashier - 2011 - State University of New York Press.
    Offers a new interpretation of medieval Islamic philosophy, one informed by Platonic mysticism.
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    Islamic Philosophy & Theology.W. Montgomery Watt - 1962 - 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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    Words, Texts, and Concepts Cruising the Mediterranean Sea: Studies on the Sources, Contents and Influences of Islamic Civilization and Arabic Philosophy and Science: Dedicated to Gerhard Endress on His Sixty-Fifth Birthday.Gerhard Endress, Rüdiger Arnzen & J. Thielmann (eds.) - 2004 - Peeters.
    This statement by the late Franz Rosenthal is, in a sense, the uniting theme of the present volume's 35 articles by renowned scholars of Islamic Studies, Middle ...
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    Islamic Law, Epistemology and Modernity: Legal Philosophy in Contemporary Iran.Ashk Dahlén - 2003 - Routledge.
    This book is a comprehensive analysis of the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occurring in contemporary Iran.
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    The Science of Mystic Lights: Quṭb Al-Dīn Shīrāzī and the Illuminationist Tradition in Islamic Philosophy.John Walbridge - 1992 - Distributed for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies of Harvard University by Harvard University Press.
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    Islamic Philosophy and the Classical Tradition. Essays Presented by His Friends and Pupils to Richard Walzer on His Seventieth Birthday.S. M. Stern, Albert Hourani & Vivian Brown - 1975 - Philosophy East and West 25 (2):243-245.
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    The Essence of Islamic Philosophy.Mashhad Al-ʻAllāf - 2003 - M. Al-Allaf.
    This book attempts to gain a new insight into the world of Philosophy.
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    Islamic Philosophy and Theology.W. Montgomery Watt - 1962 - 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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  32. History of Islamic Philosophy.Henry Corbin - 1993 - In Association with Islamic Publications for the Institute of Ismaili Studies.
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    Allāh Transcendent: Studies in the Structure and Semiotics of Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Cosmology.Ian Richard Netton - 1989 - Routledge.
    Introduction THE FACES OF GOD How many faces has God? Egyptologists have wrestled with the problem over many years ...
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  34. Philosophy and Science in the Islamic World.C. A. Qadir - 1988 - Routledge.
  35. Islamic Philosophy: Lectures Delivered in 1956 in Washington University, St. Louis.Aḥmad Fuʼād Ahwānī - 1957 - Anglo-Egyptian Bookshop.
     
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  36. An Islamic Philosophy of Education and its Role in Bangladesh Education.Sakina Azher - 2001 - Distributor, Popular Publishers.
  37. What is the Meaning of and to What End Do We Study the History of Islamic Philosophy?: The History of a Neglected Discipline.Hans Daiber - 1998 - Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
     
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  38. A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism.Majid Fakhry - 1997
     
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  39. Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism a Short Introduction.Majid Fakhry - 2000
     
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  40. Essays on Islamic Philosophy and Science.George Fadlo Hourani - 1975 - Albany, State University of New York Press.
  41. Islamic Theology and Philosophy Studies in Honor of George F. Hourani.George Fadlo Hourani & Michael E. Marmura - 1984
     
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  42. Essays in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Philosophy: Studies From the Publications of the American Academy for Jewish Research.Arthur Hyman (ed.) - 1977 - Ktav Pub. House.
  43. Medieval Islamic Philosophy.Muhammad Ali Khalidi - 2004
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  44. The Elements of Islamic Philosophy, Based on Original Texts.Ali Mahdi Khan - 1947 - Sh. Muhammad Ashraf.
     
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  45. The Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy.Oliver Leaman (ed.) - 2006 - Thoemmes Continuum.
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    The Political Aspects of Islamic Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Muhsin S. Mahdi.Muhsin Mahdi & Charles E. Butterworth (eds.) - 1992 - Distributed for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies of Harvard University by Harvard University Press.
    This volume consists of nine essays on the political teaching of such Muslim philosophers as al-Kindi and al-Razi, as well as the more familiar al-Fârâbî, ...
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  47. The Political Orientation of Islamic Philosophy.Muhsin Mahdi - 1982 - Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University.
     
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  48. Probing in Islamic Philosophy: Studies in the Philosophies of Ibn Sīnā, Al-Ghazālī, and Other Major Muslim Thinkers.Michael E. Marmura - 2005 - Global Academic Pub., Binghamton University.
    I. Avicennan studies -- II. Ghazālian studies -- III. Other studies.
     
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  49. Probing in Islamic Philosophy Studies in the Philosophies of Ibn Sina.Michael E. Marmura - 2004
     
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  50. Islamic Philosophy and Mysticism.Parviz Morewedge (ed.) - 1981 - Caravan Books.
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