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Islamic & Arabic philosophy books

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Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran Volume I: the Nasihat Al-Muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes by L. Marlow Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran Volume I: the Nasihat Al-Muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

This book studies the Counsel for Kings as an illuminating commentary on the milieu and polity in which it was written and as a composition that seeks to persuade by drawing allusions between the diverse repertoire of wisdom literature available...
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 31/08/2017

Reflexiones by Idries Shah Reflexiones


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

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. With his intellectual and political engagement,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Sufi Thought and Action by Idries Shah Sufi Thought and Action

Sufi Thought and ActionPreviously published only as separate essays, Sufi Thought and Action - assembled and introduced by Idries Shah - covers an extraordinary diversity of Sufi ideas and activities in many countries and cultures. Included in the volume are...
Format: eBook - Released: 10/06/2017

Perfumed Scorpion by Idries Shah Perfumed Scorpion

A Perfumed ScorpionThe 'perfuming of a scorpion', referred to by the great Sufi teacher Bahaudin, symbolizes hypocrisy and self-deception: both in the individual and in institutions.In A Perfumed Scorpion, Idries Shah directs attention to both the perfume and the scorpion...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/06/2017

The World of Image in Islamic Philosophy Ibn Sina, Suhrawardi, Shahrazuri and Beyond by L. W. C. van Lit The World of Image in Islamic Philosophy Ibn Sina, Suhrawardi, Shahrazuri and Beyond

One of the most controversial issues that divided Islamic philosophers and theologians for many centuries was whether human beings would have a spiritual or bodily existence after death. Suhrawardi, a pivotal figure in the history of Islamic philosophy, made a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Sufi Thought and Action by Idries Shah Sufi Thought and Action

Previously published only as separate essays, Sufi Thought and Action - assembled and introduced by Idries Shah - covers an extraordinary diversity of Sufi ideas and activities in many countries and cultures. Included in the volume are papers on Sufi...
Format: eBook - Released: 22/04/2017

The Religion Of Tomorrow by Ken Wilber The Religion Of Tomorrow


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

Coming Soon

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

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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

Magic Monastery by Idries Shah Magic Monastery

Many of Idries Shah's books are comprised of tales and teaching stories taken from both written and oral sources, which illustrate the instructional methods employed by Eastern wise men for thousands of years.The Magic Monastery differs from its predecessors in...
Format: eBook - Released: 09/04/2017

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

Magic Monastery by Idries Shah Magic Monastery

Many of Idries Shah's books are comprised of tales and teaching stories taken from both written and oral sources, which illustrate the instructional methods employed by Eastern wise men for thousands of years.The Magic Monastery differs from its predecessors in...
Format: eBook - Released: 27/02/2017

Balibar and the Citizen Subject by Warren Montag Balibar and the Citizen Subject

Etienne Balibar is a French philosopher and Distinguished Professor of French and Italian and of Comparative Literature at the University of California Irvine. These 10 essays introduce the key concepts in Balibar's thought, particularly his idea of the citizen/subject, through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/02/2017

Book of the Book by Idries Shah Book of the Book

Used for more than seven hundred years as a teaching story, The Book of the Book is one of the most compelling and astonishing texts ever to emerge from the Orient. Its central premise is the simple phrase: 'When you...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/12/2016

Book of the Book by Idries Shah Book of the Book

The Book of the BookUsed for more than seven hundred years as a teaching story, The Book of the Book is one of the most compelling and astonishing texts ever to emerge from the Orient. Its central premise is the...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/12/2016

Medieval Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction by Dr. John Marenbon Medieval Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

In this book John Marenbon discusses the extraordinary breadth of medieval philosophy as written by Christians in Greek and Latin, Muslims in Arabic and by Jews in Hebrew, from c. 500 to c. 1550. He considers important factors such as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/12/2016

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