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A history of Islamic philosophy.


New York, Columbia University Press, 1970.
ISBN 0231032315, 9780231032315

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B741 .F23 1970 Available Request
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Subjects Islam et philosophie -- Histoire religieuse.
Islamic philosophy -- History.
Islamic philosophy.
Islamitische filosofie.
Philosophy, Arab.
Series Studies in Oriental culture ; no. 5.
Description xv, 427 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-408).
Summary Islam is the religion of over nine hundred million Muslims, and was the latest of the three monotheistic faiths to appear. Muslims believe the Koran to be the revelation of God through the Prophet Mohammed, and base every aspect of their daily lives upon its teachings. This second edition of Majid Fakhry's highly successful book, first published in 1970, presents the most detailed historical survey to date discussing Islamic philosophy and theology from the seventeenth century to the present. Professor Fakhry descusses the legalism, rationalism, and mysticism of Islamic thought and its impact upon the cultural aspects of Muslim life. He examines the rise of nineteenth-century Pan-Islamism which attempts to unite the politically disunited Islam into a spiritual unity, and he follows that distinct line of development which gave it the unity of form characteristic of all the great intellectual movements in history. The author has based his work on primary sources, chiefly in Arabic, but has also consulted a great number of manuscripts, books, and monographs in Arabic, Persian, English, French, German and Spanish. The book will prove invaluable to teachers of Oriental studies and of Philosophy, as well as to students and readers interested in these disciplines.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)180304
(OCoLC)ocm00180304
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fakhry, Majid.
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