Islamic Philosophy : A Beginner's Guide Paperback
by Majid Fakhry
Part of the Beginner's Guides series
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.
The 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; contemporary trends.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
- Publication Date: 12/01/2009
- Category: Islamic & Arabic philosophy
- ISBN: 9781851686254