Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies

Edited by Hans Daiber, Anna Akasoy and Emilie Savage-Smith

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0169-8729
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Damien Janos, Georg-August University Göttingen

This study analyzes key concepts in al-Fārābī’s cosmology and provides a new interpretation of his philosophical development through an analysis of the Greco-Arabic sources and a contextualization of his life and thought in the cultural and intellectual milieu of his time.
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85
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206151
E-ISBN: 
9789004217324
Publication date: 
March 2012
€186,00
$225.00

Jan Thiele, Freie Universität Berlin

This book examines the theory of causality formulated by the Zaydī al-Ḥasan ar-Raṣṣāṣ, whose thought bears witness to the symbiosis between Zaydī and Bahšamī theology in 6th/12th century Yemen....
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84
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207479
E-ISBN: 
9789004212053
Publication date: 
July 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Edited by David Reisman and Felicitas Opwis

This collection of essays covers the classical heritage and Islamic culture, classical Arabic science and philosophy, and Muslim religious sciences, showing continuation of Greek and Persian thought as well as original Muslim contributions to the sciences, philosophy, religion, and culture of Islam.
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83
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202740
E-ISBN: 
9789004217768
Publication date: 
December 2011
€186,00
$225.00

Reza Pourjavady, McGill University

This book is about a Muslim Shi’i philosopher of the early 16th century, Najm al-Din Mahmud al-Nayrizi. Educated in Shiraz, he became interested in Avicennan and Suhrawardian philosophy. Apart from Nayrizi, the present study introduces his contemporary philosophers and provides an outlines of the...
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Volume: 
82
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191730
E-ISBN: 
9789004214774
Publication date: 
January 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Hikmet Yaman, Ankara University

Analyzing the concept of ḥikmah in early Islamic texts, this book brings earliest scholarly materials to the service of modern readers and thus offers a comprehensive contextualization of this subtle and elusive notion in the collective usage of early Muslim authors, especially in the works of...
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Volume: 
81
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186620
E-ISBN: 
9789004191068
Publication date: 
June 2011
€146,00
$175.00

Khaled El-Rouayheb, Harvard University

Relational inferences are a well-known problem for Aristotelian logic. This book charts the development of thinking about this problem by logicians writing in Arabic from the ninth to the nineteenth century. It shows that that the development of Arabic logic did not - as is often supposed - come...
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Volume: 
80
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183193
E-ISBN: 
9789004190993
Publication date: 
June 2010
€145,00
$173.00

Tiana Koutzarova, University of Bonn

By examining Ibn Sīnā’s critique of metaphysics, the present book provides the first systematic reconstruction of his new foundation of the First Philosophy and its transcendental reading based on the analysis of all the relevant texts within the Avicennian corpus.
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79
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171237
E-ISBN: 
9789047424543
Publication date: 
May 2009
€182,00
$220.00

Oliver Kahl, Victoria University of Manchester

This book offers an Arabic edition and English translation of a recension of Sābūr ibn Sahl's (d. 869 CE) famous dispensatory as prepared by the physicians of a Baghdad hospital around the middle of the 11th century CE.
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Volume: 
78
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171244
E-ISBN: 
9789047424550
Publication date: 
November 2008
€123,00
$148.00

Amir Ljubović, University of Sarajevo

This book provides a historical and comparative study of logic in Arabic in Bosnia and Herzegovina, from the first texts, 16th century, to the end of the 19th century, using authentic, completely unknown and unpublished manuscripts
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Volume: 
77
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168565
E-ISBN: 
9789047441977
Publication date: 
October 2008
€119,00
$144.00

Uwe Vagelpohl

Analyzing the Arabic translation of Aristotle's Rhetoric and situating it in its historical and intellectual context, this book offers a fresh interpretation of the early Greek-Arabic translation movement and its impact in Islamic culture and beyond.
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Volume: 
76
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166813
E-ISBN: 
9789047433422
Publication date: 
August 2008
€123,00
$148.00

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