Islamic Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

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Islamic Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

Majid Fakhry, "Islamic Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)"
ISBN: 1851686258 | 2009 | EPUB | 216 pages | 563 KB

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. Majid Fakhry is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, Washington DC.