Relational Syllogisms and the History of Arabic Logic, 900-1900

Khaled El-Rouayheb, Harvard University

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ISBN13: 
9789004183193
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9789004190993
Publication Year: 
2010
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Hardback
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0169-8729
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80

Richard Todd, University of Edinburgh

In The Sufi Doctrine of Man, Richard Todd examines the life and thought of Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Qūnawī (13th century C.E.), Ibn 'Arabī's chief disciple and a key figure in the development of Sufi metaphysics.
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90
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271234
Expected: 
June 2014

Dimitri Gutas, Yale University

This is the second, revised and updated, edition of this foundational work introducing a reading of Avicenna's philosophical works that is consistent with his intention and purpose in philosophy. Its usefulness is enhanced with a new appendix offering a critical inventory of Avicenna's...
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89
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255807
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May 2014

Cecilia Martini Bonadeo, University of Pisa

The present work provides a detailed account of the available data on ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī’s biography, an outline of his philosophical thought, and a detailed analysis of his reworking of pre-Avicennian Greek and Arabic metaphysics.
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88
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249165
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October 2013

Yossef Rapoport, Queen Mary University of London, and Emilie Savage-Smith, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

The Book of Curiosities is an eleventh-century Arabic account of the heavens and the Earth, illustrated by remarkable maps and astronomical diagrams. This authoritative edition and translation opens a unique window onto the geographical and astrological knowledge of medieval Islam.
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Volume: 
87
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255647
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October 2013

Jan Thiele, SOAS, London

This book offers an account of the life and thought of al-Ḥasan ar-Raṣṣāṣ (d. 1188 C.E.), who was among the most influential theologians of Yemeni Zaydism. Dieses Buch untersucht Leben und Denken von al-Ḥasan ar-Raṣṣāṣ (st. 1188),...
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86
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251267
Publication date: 
May 2013

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
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March 2012

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. Die vorliegende Studie stellt die Kausalit&...
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84
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207479
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July 2011

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
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December 2011

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...
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82
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191730
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January 2011

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...
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Volume: 
81
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186620
Publication date: 
June 2011

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