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An Islamic philosophy of virtuous religions

Joshua Parens

An Islamic philosophy of virtuous religions

introducing Alfarabi

by Joshua Parens

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English


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StatementJoshua Parens.
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LC ClassificationsB
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22724670M
ISBN 100791466892

Some of the foremost living scholars in Islamic thought have come together to create a standard and definitive work on the subject of Islamic thought. Noted scholars from North America, Europe, and the Middle East offer new and generative interpretations of major themes in the field. They.   Islamic intellectual thought is at the center of this collection of articles honoring Dimitri Gutas by friends, colleagues, and former students. The essays cover three main areas: the classical heritage and Islamic culture; classical Arabic science and philosophy; and Muslim traditional sciences.

History of Islamic Philosophy book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Islamic philosophy has often been treated as being lar /5. A Critique of Islamic/ist Political Discourses. Author: Farid Mirbagheri. Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Mirbagheri traces the revival of Islamic/ist movements, and embarks on a theoretical study of some of the fundamental concepts in Islam and International Relations such as the .

Islam. Religion and Philosophy. Islam is Christianity’s only rival as a world religion in the vigour and range of its geographical spread. It springs ultimately from the same roots as Christianity, the tribal cultures of the Semitic peoples of the Near East. It is akin both to Christianity and its source, Judaism, in asserting that there is only one God. 2 Oliver Leaman, An Introduction to Classical Islamic Philosophy (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, ). Also, a good summary of Islamic philosophy is in Gordon H. Clark, Thales to Dewey: A History of Philosophy (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, ), f. 3 Hammuda Abdalati, Islam in Focus (Indianapolis, IN: Amana Publications.


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Islamic law reserves a communal entity status for the ahl al-kitab, People of the Book, i.e., those with revealed religions, including Jews and Christians. Islam also recognizes a number of extra-biblical prophets, such as Hud, Salih, Shuayb, and others of more obscure origin.

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