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History of Islamic Philosophy

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Islamic philosophy has often been treated as being largely of historical interest, belonging to the history of ideas rather than to philosophical study. This volume successfully overturns that view. Emphasizing the living nature and rich diversity of the subject, it examines the main thinkers and schools of thought, discusses the key concepts of Islamic philosophy and cove ...more
Hardcover, 1211 pages
Published June 1st 1996 by Routledge (first published 1996)
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Dina Kaidir
Both volumes take the place of honor on my desk, where it remains within reach for quick references. I loved reading about one of the richest intellectual traditions in the world from individual thinkers as well as philosophical ideas.

Over the years, I have used this book for my research, read bits and pieces that were relevant but this is the first time I have read it like a "book" from start to finish. I am so glad I did. Al-hamdu li'Llah.
Erliyani Manik
It's a great reference book ever for Islamic Philosophy.
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Seyyed Hossein Nasr was born on April 7, 1933 (19 Farvadin 1312 A.H. solar) in Tehran into a family of distinguished scholars and physicians. His father, Seyyed Valiallah, a man of great learning and piety, was a physician to the Iranian royal family, as was his father before him. The name "Nasr" which means "victory" was conferred on Professor Nasr's grandfather by the King of Persia. Nasr also c ...more
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