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Edited and translated by Edwin E. Calverley and James W. Pollock
In terms of the Science of Theological Statement [Kalam] Abd Allah Baydawi (d. 1316?) concisely outlines perceived Islamic reality - in its modes of the naturally Possible, the apodictically Divine, and the humanly heroic Prophetic - as the process of perfecting man's spiritual structure.
This is an edition of the Arabic versions of Alexander of Aphrodisias 'Treatise on the Principles of the Universe, with English translation, introduction and commentary.
This monograph deals with Leo Strauss's reception of the medieval Islamic Philosophy in the context of his reaction towards the problems of modernity. Using reconstructed material, the book introduces a different approach to Strauss developing a new perspective on the Islamic political philosophy.
Roshdi Rashed and Hélène Bellosta
Ibrāhīm Ibn Sinān was one of the most famous scientists of the tenth century. His specialities were geometry, logic and philosophy of mathematics. In this volume, the works of this scientist are thoroughly researched, and three new hypotheses presented.
Margaretha T. Heemskerk
A study of the opinions of a prominent tenth-century scholar pertaining to different aspects of pain, including his theological explanation of the existence of human suffering as well as a historical survey of his Bahšamiyya Mu‘tazila school.
This study examines the development and the circumstances which led to al-Ghazālī's (1058-1111) judgement against peripatetic philosophy in his Incoherence of the philosophers and it establishes the early effects of his concept of apostasy on the peripatetic movement in Islam.
This volume provides a thorough investigation of the theological views of the Twelvershī‘ite Ibn Abī Jumhūr al-Aḥsā’ī (d. after 906/1501) who combined traditional Mu‘tazilite thought with the philosophical tradition of Ibn Sīnā, with the Illuminationist tradition and with speculative mysticism.
Edited by Sayyid Jalāl al-Dīn Āshtiyānī, Hideicho Matsubura, Takashi Iwami and Akiro Matsumoto
Meir M. Bar-Asher
An exploration of the features and methods of Imāmī exegesis. Principally, it offers a description and analysis of the major tenets of Imāmī doctrine, as reflected in the earliest Imāmī works of exegesis and related sources, up to the Major Occultation of the twelfth Imam in 329/941.
David A. King
The author describes how Muslims over the centuries have determined the sacred direction (qibla) towards Mecca and presents two highly sophisticated Mecca-centred world-maps for finding the qibla. These recently-discovered world-maps have forced a reevaluation of Muslim achievements in ...
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