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Islamic Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

by Majid Fakhry - £9.99  Oneworld Publications (2009)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781851686254 | ISBN 10: 1851686258

From the introduction of Greek Philosophy into the Muslim world in the eighth century, right through to modern times, Majid Fakhry charts the evolution and interaction of philosophy, theology, and mysticism in the Islamic context. Highlighting key individuals, movements, concepts and writings, Fakhry also explores the conflicts and controversies between anti and pro-philosophical parties that have characterised the development of Islamic thought.
 
This book also features coverage of: the translation of ancient texts and their transmission to the Muslim world; the development of a systematic philosophy in Islam; theology, mysticism and the development of Sufism; Islam's interaction with western philosophy and theology; and, contemporary trends.

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