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Published by I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, in the United States of America and Canada distributed by St. Martins Press in London, New York, New York .
Written in English



  • Islamic countries


  • Civilization, Islamic,
  • Muslims -- Intellectual life,
  • Islamic countries -- Intellectual life,
  • Islamic countries -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Farhad Daftary.
ContributionsDaftary, Farhad.
LC ClassificationsDS35.62 .I58 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6897059M
ISBN 10186064435X
LC Control Number00699152

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Intellectual Traditions in Islam by Farhad Daftary available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical.   Bloomsbury Academic, - Education - pages 0 Reviews This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam. Papers derived from a seminar entitled "Intellectual Traditions in Islam," organized by The Institute of Ismaili Studies at the Mellor Centre, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, August , Description: xvii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents.   'The book demonstrates Nasr's profound and extensive knowledge of the Islamic intellectual tradition and his exceptional scholarship which is the result of a rare combination of a traditional Islamic intellectual training and a Western by:

  Book: ‘Intellectual Traditions in Islam’ — by Dr. Farhad Daftary – The Institute of Ismaili Studies Posted by paderbornersj on Octo I.B. Tauris (link is external) in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London , pp. xvii + Intellectual Traditions in Islam. a) Islamic Philosophy and Theology. Ess, Josef van. The Flowering of Muslim Theology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Books on Definition in Islamic Philosophy. London and New York: Routledge, Mahdi, M. Alfarabi and the Foundation of Islamic Political Philosophy. Chicago, IL: University. Norman Calder (The Limits of Islamic Orthodoxy) develops a typology of epistemological categories of Islamic thought, on the basis of which he argues that the intellectual tradition of Sunni Islam can be defined in terms of a corpus of literary texts dealing primarily with notions of scripture and community. Literature: * Calligraphy was embraced by the Islamic empire to make exquisite manuscripts of their holy book, the Qur'an. * For many years, Ibn Rushd strived to .

This is a collection of papers by scholars on the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical and mystical traditions of Islam, and of its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary Muslim world to address the challenges of modernity. fTHE ISLAMIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION IN PERSIA fThis page intentionally left blank fTHE ISLAMIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION IN PERSIA Seyyed Hossein Nasr EDITED MEHDI AMIN By RAzA VI ~ 1 Routledge ~~ Taylor & Francis Group LONDON AND NEW YORK fFirst published in by Curzon Press Published by Routledge 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 .   "As Professor Fazlur Rahman shows in the latest of a series of important contributions to Islamic intellectual history, the characteristic problems of the Muslim modernists—the adaptation to the needs of the contemporary situation of a holy book which draws its specific examples from the conditions of the seventh century and earlier—are by no means new/5(16). Book Description. Ibn al-'Arabī (d. ) was one of the towering figures of Islamic intellectual history, and among Sufis still bears the title of al-shaykh al-akbar, or "the greatest master.". Ibn al-'Arabī and Islamic Intellectual Culture traces the history of the concept of "oneness of being" (wahdat al-wujūd) in the school of Ibn al- 'Arabī, in order to explore the relationship.