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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Overview

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: 326
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 Louisiana State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Comedy for Non-Christians PART ONE: VIRGIL'S HAPPINESS (DANTE, AL-FARABI, PHILOSOPHY) PART TWO: THE RIGHT PATH (DANTE'S UNIVERSALISM) Notes Works Cited

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