Open to Reason: Muslim Philosophers in Conversation with the Western Tradition

Open to Reason: Muslim Philosophers in Conversation with the Western Tradition

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ISBN-13: 9780231185462
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 08/21/2018
Series: Religion, Culture, and Public Life , #34
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 513,967
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Souleymane Bachir Diagne is a professor in the departments of French and philosophy at Columbia University. His books in English include African Art as Philosophy: Senghor, Bergson, and the Idea of Negritude (2011) and The Ink of the Scholars: Reflections on Philosophy in Africa (2016).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. And How to Not Philosophize?
2. How a Language Becomes Philosophical
3. What Does It Mean for a Philosophy to Be Islamic
4. Against Philosophy?
5. A Lesson in Ecological Philosophy
6. The Obligation to Philosophize
7. The Need for Philosophy
8. The Philosophy of Reform
9. The Philosophy of Movement
10. Pluralism
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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