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

Published
  • Albany : State University of New York Press 2006
Physical description
viii, 380 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 0791467996 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0791468003 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The study of Islamic philosophy in the West in recent times : an overview -- The meaning and role of "philosophy" in Islam -- Al-Hikmat al-Ilahiyyah and kalam -- The question of existence and quiddity and ontology in Islamic philosophy-- Post-Avicennan Islamic philosophy and the study of being -- Epistemological questions : the relation of 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, kalam, philosophy and spirituality -- The poet-scientist ʻUmar Khayyam as philosopher -- Philosophy in Azarbaijan and the School of Shiraz -- The School of Isfahan revisited -- Mulla Sadra 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.
Genre
  • Bibliography
Language
  • English

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