Beings and Their Attributes: The Teaching of the Basrian School of the Mu'tazila in the Classical Period

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1978 - Philosophy - 216 pages
Presents a classification and analysis of the metaphysics of the predominant tradition of Mu-tazila--that of Basra--in the period of the highest development (AD 900-1050). This is the first of the major schools of Sunni Muslim theology and their metaphysics, and the first book to deal with the underlying theoretical principles of earlier Islamic theology.
 

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