Islamic philosophy from its origin to the present : philosophy in the land of prophecy / Seyyed Hossein Nasr.

  • New York Bristol : State University of New York ; University Presses Marketing [distributor] 2006
Physical description
ix, 380 p. ; 24 cm.
  • 9780791467992 (hbk.)
  • 0791467996 (hbk.)
  • 978079146800 (pbk.)
  • 0791468003 (pbk.)
Local notes
  • Formerly CIP.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-342) and index.
  • The study of Islamic philosophy in the West in recent times : an overview -- The meaning and role of philosophy in Islam -- Al-Ḥikmat al-Ilāhiyyah and kalām -- The question of existence and quiddity and ontology in Islamic philosophy-- Post-Avicennan Islamic philosophy and the study of being -- Epistemological questions : relations among intellect, reason, and intuition within diverse Islamic intellectual perspectives -- A framework for the study of the history of Islamic philosophy -- Dimensions of the Islamic intellectual tradition : kalām, philosophy and spirituality -- The poet-scientist ʿUmar Khayyām as philosopher -- Philosophy in Azarbaijan and the School of Shiraz -- The School of Isfahan revisited -- Mullā Ṣadrā and the full flowering of prophetic philosophy -- From the School of Isfahan to the School of Tehran -- Reflections on Islam and modern thought -- Philosophy in the land of prophecy yesterday and today.
  • Bibliography
  • text
  • English

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