Knowledge Triumphant: The concept of knowledge in medieval Islam

Knowledge Triumphant: The concept of knowledge in medieval Islam

by Franz Rosenthal, Dimitri Gutas
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004153861

ISBN-13: 9789004153868

Pub. Date: 11/29/2006

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

In Knowledge Triumphant, Franz Rosenthal observes that the Islamic civilization is one that is essentially characterized by knowledge ('ilm), for ''ilm is one of those concepts that have dominated Islam and given Muslim civilization its distinctive shape and complexion.'

Overview

In Knowledge Triumphant, Franz Rosenthal observes that the Islamic civilization is one that is essentially characterized by knowledge ('ilm), for ''ilm is one of those concepts that have dominated Islam and given Muslim civilization its distinctive shape and complexion.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004153868
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/29/2006
Series:
Brill Classics in Islam Series , #2
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction, Dimitri Gutas
The Knowledge before Knowledge
The Revelation of Knowledge
The Plural of Knowledge
Definitions of Knowledge
Knowledge is Islam (Theology and Religious Science)
Knowledge is Light (Ṣûfism)
Knowledge is Thought (Philosophy)
Knowledge is Society (Education)
Concluding Remark
Index

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