Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings

Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings

by Muhammad Ali Khalidi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521529638

ISBN-13: 9780521529631

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Although strongly influenced by Greek thought, Islamic philosophers also developed an original philosophical culture of their own which flourished from the ninth through the fourteenth century. This volume offers new translations of philosophical writings by Farabi, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), Ghazali, Ibn Tufayl, and Ibn Rushd (Averroes). A historical and philosophical

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Overview

Although strongly influenced by Greek thought, Islamic philosophers also developed an original philosophical culture of their own which flourished from the ninth through the fourteenth century. This volume offers new translations of philosophical writings by Farabi, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), Ghazali, Ibn Tufayl, and Ibn Rushd (Averroes). A historical and philosophical introduction sets the writings in context and traces their preoccupations and their achievements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521529631
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,300,955
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Farabi, The Book of Letters; Ibn Sina, On the Soul; Ghazali, The Rescuer from Error; Ibn Tufayl, Hayy bi Yaqzan; Ibn Rushd, The Incoherence of the Incoherence.

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