Islamic Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

Islamic Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

by Majid Fakhry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1851686258

ISBN-13: 9781851686254

Pub. Date: 03/16/2009

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

From the introduction of Greek Philosophy into the Muslim world in the eighth century, right through to modern times, Majid Fakhry charts the evolution and interaction of philosophy, theology, and mysticism in the Islamic context. Highlighting key individuals, movements, concepts and writings, Fakhry also explores the conflicts and controversies between anti- and

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From the introduction of Greek Philosophy into the Muslim world in the eighth century, right through to modern times, Majid Fakhry charts the evolution and interaction of philosophy, theology, and mysticism in the Islamic context. Highlighting key individuals, movements, concepts and writings, Fakhry also explores the conflicts and controversies between anti- and pro-philosophical parties that have characterised the development of Islamic thought. Majid Fakhry is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, Washington DC.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851686254
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Series:
Beginners Guide (Oneworld) Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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