Arabic Thought and its Place in History

Arabic Thought and its Place in History

by De Lacy O'Leary
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Arabic Thought and its Place in History by De Lacy O'Leary

ISBN-13: 978-1456570644

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ISBN-10: 1456570641

This book details the growth of Islam, including the major branches such as the Shia, Sunni, and Sufi, and many minor as well, and their relation to the schools of Islamic philosophy. From the Baghdad of the Arabian Nights, we pass to Islamic Spain, where Arabic philosophy was increased by both Muslim and Jewish scholars. Finally, we see how Plato and Aristotle were re-introduced into Europe through Christian scholars, and became one of the precursors of the Italian Renaissance. The equivalent of a college-level course on the history of Islamic thought, this book is essential background reading if you want to understand this topic.

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BN ID: 2940013817333
Publisher: Morisco Publishing
Publication date: 12/26/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 406 KB

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