Dante's Pluralism and the Islamic Philosophy of Religion

Dante's Pluralism and the Islamic Philosophy of Religion

by G. Stone

Hardcover(2006)

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Dante's Pluralism and the Islamic Philosophy of Religion by G. Stone

This book explores the Islamic roots of the Western values of tolerance and religious pluralism, and considers Dante from the perspective of the Arab-Islamic philosophical tradition. It examines the relations between Islamic and Western thought, the historical origins of Western values, and the tradition of tolerance in classical Islamic thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403971302
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/14/2006
Series: New Middle Ages Series
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Gregory B. Stone is Professor of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature at LSU, where he teaches medieval and Renaissance literature and the history of literary criticism and theory. He currently serves as Director of LSU's Program in Comparative Literature. He is the author of two previous books, The Death of the Troubadour: The Late Medieval Resistance to the Renaissance (1994) and The Ethics of Nature in the Middle Ages: On Boccaccio's Poetaphysics (1998).

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