A History of Islamic Philosophy
The first comprehensive survey of Islamic philosophy from the seventh century to the present, this classic discusses Islamic thought and its effect on the cultural aspects of Muslim life. Fakhry shows how Islamic philosophy has followed from the earliest times a distinctive line of development, which gives it the unity and continuity that are the marks of the great intellectual movements of history.
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Chapter One The Legacy of Greece Alexandria and the Orient i
Aristotelis and the Liber de Causis
Chapter Two Early Political and Religious Tensions
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