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Islamic & Arabic philosophy books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Islamic & Arabic philosophy category. Presented with a red border are the Islamic & Arabic philosophy books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Transgression and the Inexistent A Philosophical Vocabulary by Mehdi Belhaj Kacem Transgression and the Inexistent A Philosophical Vocabulary

A contemporary philosopher of Tunisian origin, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem is here published in English for the first time. His new book, Transgression and the Inexistent: A Philosophical Vocabulary, is a comprehensive foray into Kacem's elaborate philosophical system in twenty-seven discreet...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Al-Ghazali's Moderation in Belief by Al-Ghazali Al-Ghazali's Moderation in Belief

Centuries after his death, al-Ghazali remains one of the most influential figures of the Islamic intellectual tradition. Although he is best known for his Incoherence of the Philosophers, Moderation in Belief is his most profound work of philosophical theology. In...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Learning How to Learn by Idries Shah Learning How to Learn


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Islam, State, and Modernity Mohammed Abed al-Jabri and the Future of the Arab World by Zaid Eyadat Islam, State, and Modernity Mohammed Abed al-Jabri and the Future of the Arab World

This book offers the first comprehensive introduction to one of the most significant Arab thinkers of the late 20th century and the early 21st century: the Moroccan philosopher and social theorist Mohammed Abed al-Jabri.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa by Ewan (University of Edinburgh, UK) Stein Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa
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More than three years after the beginning of the wave of Arab uprisings, an understanding of the role of intellectuals in political change across the region has never been more important. This timely volume on Intellectuals in the Modern Middle...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

The Religion Of Tomorrow by Ken Wilber The Religion Of Tomorrow


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

Abu'l-Barakat al-Baghdadi's Metaphysical Philosophy The Kitab al-Mutabar by Moshe M. Pavlov Abu'l-Barakat al-Baghdadi's Metaphysical Philosophy The Kitab al-Mutabar

Abu'l-Barakat is a renowned philosopher of the Arabic-Jewish milieu who composed in his magnum opus the Kitab al-Mu'tabar, a comprehensive metaphysics which challenged the accepted notions of the traditional metaphysical philosophy. 'Abu'l-Barakat al-Baghdadi's Metaphysical Philosophy' examines the novel philosophical conceptions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2017

Muhammad Iqbal Essays on the Reconstruction of Modern Muslim Thought by Chad Hillier Muhammad Iqbal Essays on the Reconstruction of Modern Muslim Thought

This volume brings together a range of prominent and emerging voices within American and European Islamic studies to share the latest developments on Muhammad Iqbal thought's. They re-examine the ideas that lie at the heart of Iqbal's own thought: religion,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017

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On Composition and the Arts An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 6-8 by On Composition and the Arts An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 6-8

This volume presents three of the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity, a monumental work of medieval Islamic learning. These epistles explore applications of mathematics in music, medicine, and alchemy; scientific knowledge and the classification of sciences; and the place...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

On God and the World An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 49-51 by Wilferd (Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Ismaili Studies, London) Madelung On God and the World An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 49-51
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This volume presents three of the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity, a monumental work of medieval Islamic learning. Epistle 49 explores the hierarchy of existence; Epistle 50 describes the proper attitudes towards body and soul; Epistle 51 considers the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi by Maria (Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK) De Cillis Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi
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The subject of human free-will versus divine predestination is one of the most contentious topics in classical Islamic thought. By focusing on a theme of central importance to any philosophy of religion, and to Islam in particular, this book offers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2016

The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Philosophy by Khaled El-Rouayheb The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Philosophy

The study of Islamic philosophy has entered a new and exciting phase in the last few years. Both the received canon of Islamic philosophers and the narrative of the course of Islamic philosophy are in the process of being radically...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2016

Gender, Globalization, and Violence Postcolonial Conflict Zones by Sandra (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) Ponzanesi Gender, Globalization, and Violence Postcolonial Conflict Zones
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This wide-ranging collection of essays elaborates on some of the most pressing issues in contemporary postcolonial society in their transition from conflict and contestation to dialogue and resolution. It explores from new angles questions of violent conflict, forced migration, trafficking...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2016

Toward a Humean True Religion Genuine Theism, Moderate Hope, and Practical Morality by Andre C. Willis Toward a Humean True Religion Genuine Theism, Moderate Hope, and Practical Morality


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2016

The Rule of Time A Different Look at the Values of Time by Yunus A. Cengel The Rule of Time A Different Look at the Values of Time


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2016

Philosophy in the Islamic World A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 3 by Peter Adamson Philosophy in the Islamic World A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 3

Peter Adamson presents the first full history of philosophy in the Islamic world for a broad readership. He traces its development from early Islam to the 20th century, from Spain to Persia. He introduces Jewish and Christian thinkers as well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2016

Abul-Barakat Al-Baghdadi's Scientific Philosophy The Kitab Al-Mutabar by Moshe M. (Hebrew University) Pavlov Abul-Barakat Al-Baghdadi's Scientific Philosophy The Kitab Al-Mutabar

Abu'l-Barakat is often considered one of the most comprehensive philosophers of the Arabic-Jewish milieu in the medieval age. His extensive and unique philosophical theories, especially his theories in the particular sciences, were seen as a major challenge for the traditional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2016

Islamic Philosophy and the Ethics of Belief by Anthony Robert Booth Islamic Philosophy and the Ethics of Belief

In this bookthe author argues that the Falasifa,the Philosophers of the Islamic Golden Age, are usefully interpreted throughthe prism of the contemporary, western ethics of belief.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2016

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