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Author: Majid Fakhry
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Title: A History of Islamic Philosophy
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Publisher: Columbia University Press; third edition edition (October 27, 2004)
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A History of Islamic Philosophy by Majid Fakhry



A history of Islamic philosophy I Majid Fakhry- 3rd ed. m. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. o-4 (cloth: alk. paper)- ISBN o-. 1-132. pb. alk. paper) 1. Philosophy, Islamic-History. The contemporary section has been expanded with a view to updating the subject matter, and the bibliography, both in Arabic and English, has been amplified and updated.

Fakhry covers an eno This long, dense book provides a sweeping overview of philosophical reflection in the Muslim world, with a strong focus on Arabic and Persian sources. The majority of the book examines the development of Islamic philosophy during the Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphates, culminating with the work of Ibn Sina, Al-Ghazali, and Ibn Rushd in the High Middle Ages. Majid Fakhry is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, Washington . He has been a lecturer in philosophy in Lebanon and the UK, as well as in the US. His publications include A History of Islamic Philosophy, Ethical Theories in Islam and Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism: A Short Introduction.

by. Majid Fakhry (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Book Condition: This is a used text in good condition. It may have some writing and highlighting. Majid Fakhry is professor emeritus of philosophy at the American University of Beirut and adjunct professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of several books, including Averroes: His Life, Works, and Influence; Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Mysticism; Ethical Theories in Islam; Al-Farabi, Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism; and Philosophy, Dogma, and the Impact of Greek Thought on Islam, in addition to fifteen titles in Arabic.

Fakhry shows how Islamic philosophy has followed from the earliest times a distinctive line of development, which gives it the unity and continuity that are the marks of the great intellectual movements of history. Islamic philosophy is the product of a complex intellectual process in which Syrians, Arabs, Persians, Turks, Berbers, and others took an active part. The Arab element is so preponderant, however, that it might be conveniently termed Arabic philosophy. Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles. Publisher: Columbia University Press.

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The first comprehensive survey of Islamic philosophy from the seventh century to the present, this classic discusses Islamic thought and its effect on the cultural aspects of Muslim life. Fakhry shows how Islamic philosophy has followed from the earliest times a distinctive line of development, which gives it the unity and continuity that are the marks of the great intellectual movements of history.

First published by Oneworld Publications as Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism: A Short Introduction, 1997. Reissued 2000; reprinted 2003. First published in the Beginners Guide series, 2009. Washington DC. Introduction.

A History of Islamic Philosophy (Paperback). The first comprehensive survey of Islamic philosophy from the seventh century to the present, this classic discusses Islamic thought and its effect on the cultural aspects of Muslim life. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.

The first comprehensive survey of Islamic philosophy from the seventh century to the present, this classic discusses Islamic thought and its effect on the cultural aspects of Muslim life. Fakhry shows how Islamic philosophy has followed from the earliest times a distinctive line of development, which gives it the unity and continuity that are the marks of the great intellectual movements of history.
Reviews: 6
Tejar
The book itself is the best around, still, after these many years. And the bookseller is excellent.
Oreavi
great buy
Skyway
A very important source on the philosophical approach to the thinking of Muslim Scholars like Ibne Sina , AlFarabi Alkundy......
Hulore
Good
Golkree
good Book
Freighton
Although I do think that Fakhry gets a little out of hand with his "always" and "never" and "the last Islamic philosopher to X" statements, it is generally a sober and well conceived introduction to Islamic philosophy, if not very spicily written.