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Intellectual Traditions in Islam

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This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary Muslim world to address the challenges of modernity. Leading scholars who have included chapters--all originally written for this book--include Mohammad Arkoun, Norman Calder, John Cooper, M ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 5th 2001 by I. B. Tauris (first published June 17th 2000)
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Farhad Daftary (born 1938) (Persian: فرهاد دفترى) is co-director and head of the Department of Academic Research and Publications at the Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Daftary received his Ph.D. in 1971 from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a consulting editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica, co-editor (with W. Madelung) of the Encyclopaedia Islamica, and the general editor of the Ismaili
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