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  1. Singer and His Critics.Dale Jamieson (ed.) - 1999 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    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 the twentieth century.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 (...)
  4. Philosophy in the Middle Ages: The Christian, Islamic, and Jewish Traditions.Arthur Hyman & James J. Walsh (eds.) - 1967 - Hackett Pub. Co..
    Introduction The editors of this volume hope that it will prove useful for the study of philosophy in the Middle Ages by virtue of the comprehensiveness of ...
  5. The Philosophy of Martin Buber.Paul Arthur Schilpp - 1967 - La Salle, Ill., Open Court.
    Autobiographical fragments, by M. Buber.--Descriptive and critical essays on the philosophy of Martin Buber.--The philosopher replies, by M. Buber.--Bibliography of the writings of Martin Buber, compiled by M. Friedman (p. [745]-786).
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  6. A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy.Isaac Husik - 1916 - Dover Publications.
    In this enlightening study, a noted scholar elucidates the distinguishing characteristics of the works of several Jewish thinkers of the Middle Ages. In addition to summaries of the main arguments and teachings of Moses Maimonides, Isaac Israeli, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daud, Hillel ben Samuel, Levi ben Gerson, Joseph Albo, and many others, the author offers insightful analyses and commentary. Of particular value to beginners, this volume is also an ever-relevant resource for many issues of scholarly debate.
  7. Islamic Humanism.Lenn Evan Goodman - 2003 - 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 (...)
  8. Judaism and the Doctrine of Creation.Norbert Max Samuelson - 1994 - Cambridge University Press.
    The topic of this book is 'creation'. It breaks down into discussions of two distinct, but interrelated, questions: what does the universe look like, and what is its origin? The opinions about creation considered by Norbert Samuelson come from the Hebrew scriptures, Greek philosophy, Jewish philosophy, and contemporary physics. His perspective is Jewish, liberal, and philosophical. It is 'Jewish' because the foundation of the discussion is biblical texts interpreted in the light of traditional rabbinic texts. It is 'philosophical' because the (...)
  9. Tree Leaf Talk: A Heideggerian Anthropology.James F. Weiner - 2001 - Berg.
    This is the first book to explore the relationship between Martin Heidegger's work and modern anthropology. Heidegger attracts much scholarly interest among social scientists, but few have explored his ideas in relation to current anthropological debates. The discipline's modernist foundations, the nature of cultural constructionism and of art ñ even what an anthropology of art must include ñ are all informed and illuminated by Heidegger's work. The author argues that many contemporary anthropologists, in their concern to return subjectivity and 'voice' (...)
  10. The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought.Willi Goetschel - 2013 - Fordham University Press.
    Exploring the subject of Jewish philosophy as a controversial construction site of the project of modernity, this book examines the implications of the different and often conflicting notions that drive the debate on the question of what ...
  11. The Inner Journey: Views From the Islamic Tradition.William C. Chittick (ed.) - 2007 - 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 (...)
  12. Repercussions of the Kalam in Jewish Philosophy.Harry Austryn Wolfson - 1979 - Harvard University Press.
  13. 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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  14. Albert the Great: A Selectively Annotated Bibliography (1900-2000).Irven Michael Resnick - 2004 - Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
  15. Language, Logic, and Causation: Philosophical Writings of Douglas Gasking.Tim Oakley & L. J. O'Neill (eds.) - 1996 - Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne University Press.
    This volume is a collection of ten essays by Douglas Gasking (1911–1994), a significant figure in Australian philosophy. There are three previously published papers, “Mathematics and the World” (proposing a form of conventionalism), “Causation and Recipes” (expounding a manipulation account of causation), and “Clusters”, (an account of certain varieties of class-membership). The seven previously unpublished papers include further work on causation, some epistemological issues, subjective probability, a carefully worked out account of the sense in which observable behaviour can be criterial (...)
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  16. Philosophy and Science in the Islamic World.C. A. Qadir - 1988 - Routledge.
  17. Memory of the West: The Contemporaneity of Forgotten Jewish Thinkers.Reyes Mate - 2004 - Rodopi.
    Reyes Mate's Memory of the West looks back in order to look forward. It is a sustained reflection on the great disillusion Europe experienced after World War I. Europeans understood that bombs had buried the Enlightenment. They knew that, to avoid catastrophe, they had to think anew. The catastrophe came, but Cohen, Benjamin, Kafka, and Rosenzweig had sounded the warning.
  18. A Companion to Philosophy in Australia & New Zealand.Graham Robert Oppy, Nick Trakakis, Lynda Burns, Steven Gardner & Fiona Leigh (eds.) - 2014 - Monash University Publishing.
    This work is a companion to philosophy in Australia and New Zealand. It contains over two hundred entries on: Australasian philosophy departments; notable Australasian philosophers; significant events in the history of Australasian philosophy; and areas to which Australasian philosophers have made notable contributions.
  19. A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages.Colette Sirat - 1990 - Editions De La Maison des Sciences De L'Homme.
    This book surveys the vast body of medieval Jewish philosophy, devoting ample discussion to major figures such as Saadiah Gaon, Maimonides, Abraham Ibn Ezra, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daoud, and Gersonides, as well as presenting the ancillary texts of lesser known authors. Sirat quotes little-known texts, providing commentary and situating them within their historical and philosophical contexts. A comprehensive bibliography directs the reader to the texts themselves and to recent studies.
  20. Jewish Thought: An Introduction.Oliver Leaman - 2006 - Routledge.
    This is a fresh and contemporary introduction to the Jewish faith, its philosophies and worldviews. Written by a leading figure in the field, it explores debates which have preoccupied Jewish thinkers over the centuries and examines their continuing influence in contemporary Judaism. Jewish Thought surveys the central controversies in Judaism, including the protracted arguments within the religion itself. Topics range from the relations between Judaism and other religions, such as Islam and Christianity, to contemporary issues such as sex and gender (...)
  21. The Sophismata of Richard Kilvington: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary.Richard Kilvington - 1990 - Cambridge University Press.
    Richard Kilvington was an obscure fourteenth-century philosopher whose Sophismata deal with a series of logic-linguistic conundrums of a sort which featured extensively in philosophical discussions of this period. This is the first ever translation or edition of his work. As well as an introduction to Kilvington's work, the editors provide a detailed commentary. This edition will prove of considerable interest to historians of medieval philosophy who will realise from the evidence presented here that Kilvington deserves to be studied just as (...)
  22. Islamic Thought and Movement in the Subcontinent: A Study of Sayyid Abu A'la Mawdudi and Sayyid Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi.Sheikh Jameil Ali - 2010 - D.K. Printworld.
  23. Arabic Thought and its Place in History.Lacy O'Leardey - 1939 - 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 (...)
  24. The Ethics of Al-Ghazali: A Composite Ethics in Islam.Muhammad Abul Quasem - 1975 - Caravan Books.
  25. Eastern Philosophy: The Greatest Thinkers and Sages From Ancient to Modern Times.Kevin Burns - 2006 - 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, (...)
  26. Islamic Philosophy and Theology: An Extended Survey.W. Montgomery Watt - 1995 - Edinburgh University Press.
  27. Australian Realism: The Systematic Philosophy of John Anderson.A. J. Baker - 1986 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book outlines the realist and pluralist philosophy of John Anderson, Australia's most original thinker. His teaching at Sydney University and his arti6es have deeply influenced Australian intellectual life. Several main themes run through his work, but Anderson never gave an overall account of his views. This is remedied here: exhibiting the range of Anderson's thought from logic, epistemology and theory of mind, to language and social theory, this volume sketches realism as a systematic philosophical position, while showing something of (...)
  28. Arabic Thought and its Place in History.De Lacy O'Leary - 1922 - 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 (...)
  29. Alfarabi, the Political Writings: Selected Aphorisms and Other Texts. Fārābī - 2001 - Cornell University Press.
    Selected aphorisms -- Enumeration of the sciences, chapter 5 -- Book of religion -- The harmonization of the two opinions of the two sages: Plato the Divine and Aristotle.
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  30. 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.
  31. The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History.Ibn Khaldūn - 1958 - 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 (...)
  32. Al-Kindi: The Father of Arab Philosophy.Tony Abboud - 2006 - 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.
  33. Medieval Jewish Philosophy: An Introduction.Dan Cohn-Sherbok - 1996 - Curzon.
    Beginning with the earliest philosopher of the Middle Ages, Saadiah ben Joseph al-Fayyumi, this work surveys the writings of such figures as Solomon ben Joseph ...
  34. Philosophies of Judaism: The History of Jewish Philosophy From Biblical Times to Franz Rosenzweig.Julius Guttmann - 1964 - Schocken.
  35. An Introduction to Islamic Philosophy.Massimo Campanini - 2008 - Edinburgh University.
  36. The Jew and the Universe.Solomon Goldman - 1973 - New York: Arno Press.
  37. Persecution and the Art of Writing.Leo Strauss - 1952 - University of Chicago Press.
    The essays collected in Persecution and the Art of Writing all deal with one problem--the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets forth the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox ideas.
  38. Islamic Ethics of Life: Abortion, War, and Euthanasia.Jonathan E. Brockopp (ed.) - 2003 - 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, ...
  39. The Animals' Lawsuit Against Humanity: A Modern Adaptation of an Ancient Animal Rights Tale.Anson Laytner, Daniel Ethan Bridge & Matthew Kaufmann (eds.) - 2005 - 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 (...)
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  40. Ibn Arabi and the Contemporary West: Beshara and the Ibn Arabi Society.Isobel Jeffery-Street - 2010 - Equinox.
  41. 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 ...
  42. The Act of Being: The Philosophy of Revelation in Mullā Sadrā.Christian Jambet - 2006 - the Mit Press.
  43. 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 understanding of (...)
  44. Leadership: An Islamic Perspective.Rafik Issa Beekun - 1999 - Amana.
  45. 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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  46. Health and Medicine in the Islamic Tradition: Change and Identity.Fazlur Rahman - 1987 - Crossroad.
  47. Maimonides, Spinoza and Us: Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism.Marc Angel - 2009 - Jewish Lights.
    Faith in reason, reason in faith -- The nature of God, the God of nature -- Torah from heaven -- Divine providence -- The oral Torah and rabbinic tradition -- Religion and superstition -- Israel and humanity -- Conversion to Judaism -- Eternal Torah, changing times -- Faith and reason.
  48. St. Thomas and Form as Something Divine in Things.Lawrence Dewan - 2007 - Marquette University Press.
  49. The Arabic Linguistic Tradition.Georges Bohas - 1990 - Routledge.
    GENERAL INTRODUCTION THE GROWTH OF THE ARABIC LINGUISTIC TRADITION: A HISTORICAL SURVEY Early grammatical thinking to the end of the second/eighth century ...
  50. The Story of Jewish Philosophy.Joseph L. Blau - 1962 - New York: Ktav Pub. House.
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