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Author Adamson, Peter, 1972- author
Title Philosophy in the Islamic world / Peter Adamson
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
©2016
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 人文社會聯圖  B741 .A285 2016    AVAILABLE    30610020513255
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  134.09 A221    AVAILABLE    30580003346033
Edition First edition
Descript xxi, 511 pages : maps ; 25 cm
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Series A history of philosophy without any gaps ; volume 3
Adamson, Peter, 1972- History of philosophy without any gaps ; v. 3
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-502) and index
Part I. The formative period. The straight path : philosophy and Islam ; All for one : the Muʻtazilites ; Founded in translation : from Greek to Syriac to Arabic ; Philosopher of the Arabs : al-Kindī ; The chosen ones : philosophy and Judaism ; Reasoned belief : Saadia Gaon ; High five : al-Rāzī ; Aristotelian society : the Baghdad school ; The second master : al-Fārābī ; State of mind : al-Fārābī on religion and politics ; Eye of the beholder : theories of vision ; Strings attached : music and philosophy ; Balancing acts : Arabic ethical literature ; Undercover brothers : philosophy in the Būyid age ; God willing : the Ashʻarites ; The self-made man : Avicenna's life and works ; By the time I get to Phoenix : Avicenna on existence ; By all means necessary : Avicenna on God ; Into thin air : Avicenna on the soul ; Special delivery : al-Ghazālī ; Miracle worker : al-Ghazālī against the philosophers -- Part II. Andalusia. Philosophy's reign in Spain : Andalusia ; Laying down the law : Ibn Ḥazm and Islamic legal theory ; Fantasy island : Ibn Bājja and Ibn Ṭufayl ; Back to basics : Averroes on reason and religion ; Single minded : Averroes on the intellect ; A matter of taste : Ibn ʻArabī and Sufism ; Team spirit : Ibn Khaldūn ; Matter over mind : Ibn Gabirol ; Choosing my religion : Judah Halevi ; Born under a bad sign : freedom and astrology in Jewish philosophy ; With all your heart : ethics in Jewish philosophy ; The great eagle : Maimonides ; He moves in mysterious ways : Maimonides on eternity ; Burnt offerings : the Maimonidean controversy ; Man and superman : Gersonides and the Jewish reception of Averroes ; Neither the time nor the place : Ḥasdai Crescas ; When bad things happen to good people : suffering in Jewish philosophy ; Chariot of fire : Kabbalah ; A matter of principles : Joseph Albo and Isaac Abravanel -- Part III. The later traditions. Golden ages : the later traditions ; All things considered : Abū l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī ; For the sake of argument : Fakhr al-Din al-Rāzī ; Let there be light : Suhrawardī ; Bright ideas : illuminationism ; A man for all seasons : Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī ; To be or not to be : debating Avicenna's metaphysics ; Eyes wide shut : Rūmī and philosophical Sufism ; Proof positive : the logical tradition ; By the book : Ibn Taymiyya ; Aftermath : philosophy and science in the Mongol age ; Family feud : philosophy at Shīrāz ; Follow the leader : philosophy under the Safavids ; To be, continued : Mullā Ṣadrā on existence ; Return to sender : Mullā Ṣadrā on motion and knowledge ; Subcontinental drift : philosophy in Islamic India ; Turkish delights : philosophy under the Ottomans ; Blind alley : Taqlīd, Sufism, and philosophy ; The young ones : encounters with European thought ; The stronger sex : women scholars in the Islamic world ; All for one and one for All : Muḥammad ʻAbduh and Muḥammad Iqbāl ; Iran so far : the heirs of Mullā Ṣadrā.
Subject Islamic philosophy -- History
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
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