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Muslim Neoplatonists: An Introduction to the Thought of the Brethren of Purity
The tenth or eleventh century group of the Brethren of Purity (Ikhwan al Safa) are as well known in the Arab world as Darwin, Marx and Freud in the west. Designed as an introduction to their ideas, this book concentrates on the Brethren's writings, analyzing the impact on them of thinkers such as Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle and the Neoplatonists. Ian Netton traces the inf ...more
Published August 15th 2002 by Routledge/Curzon
(first published January 1st 1982)
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