Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism: A Short Introduction
From the introduction of Greek philosophy into the Muslim world in the eighthentury to modern times, this book charts the evolution and interaction ofhilosophy, theology and mysticism in the Islamic context.;In a succinct butomprehensive guide, the author highlights key individuals, movements,oncepts and writings, and explores the conflicts and controversies betweennti-an pro-philosophical parties that have characterised the development ofslamic thought. The book also features coverage of: the translation ofncient texts and their transmission to the Muslim world; the development of systematic philosophy in Islam; theology, mysticism and the development ofufism; Islam's interaction with western philosophy and theology;ontemporary trends.;This accessible book should be of interest to students,cholars, and all those interested in broadening their knowledge of theslamic tradition.
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THE TRANSMISSION OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE
THE DAWN OF SYSTEMATIC PHILOSOPHY AND FREE THOUGHT
NEOPLATONISM AND NEOPYTHAGOREANISM IN THE TENTH
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