Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Philosophy

  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity: A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart book cover

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart, 1st Edition

    By Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Rumi has remained an influential figure in Islamic mystical discourse since the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Ghazali's Politics in Context book cover

    Ghazali's Politics in Context

    1st Edition

    By Yazeed Said

    Imam Abü Hamid al-Ghazalı is perhaps the most celebrated Muslim theologian of medieval Islam yet little attention has been paid to his personal theology. This book sets out to investigate the relationship between law and politics in the writings of Ghazalı and aims to establish the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Making of the Arab Intellectual: Empire, Public Sphere and the Colonial Coordinates of Selfhood book cover

    The Making of the Arab Intellectual

    Empire, Public Sphere and the Colonial Coordinates of Selfhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dyala Hamzah

    In the wake of the Ottoman Empire’s nineteenth-century reforms, as guilds waned and new professions emerged, the scholarly ‘estate’ underwent social differentiation. Some found employment in the state’s new institutions as translators, teachers and editors, whilst others resisted civil servant…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought: Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi book cover

    Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought

    Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi, 1st Edition

    By Maria De Cillis

    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 a critical study of the intellectual…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Inspired Knowledge in Islamic Thought: Al-Ghazali's Theory of Mystical Cognition and Its Avicennian Foundation book cover

    Inspired Knowledge in Islamic Thought

    Al-Ghazali's Theory of Mystical Cognition and Its Avicennian Foundation, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Treiger

    It has been customary to see the Muslim theologian Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 1111) as a vehement critic of philosophy, who rejected it in favour of Islamic mysticism (Sufism), a view which has come under increased scrutiny in recent years. This book argues that al-Ghazali was, instead, one of the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Being Human in Islam: The Impact of the Evolutionary Worldview book cover

    Being Human in Islam

    The Impact of the Evolutionary Worldview, 1st Edition

    By Damian Howard

    Islamic anthropology is relatively seldom treated as a particular concern even though much of the contemporary debate on the modernisation of Islam, its acceptance of human rights and democracy, makes implicit assumptions about the way Muslims conceive of the human being. This book explores how the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Al-Ghazali, Averroes and the Interpretation of the Qur'an: Common Sense and Philosophy in Islam book cover

    Al-Ghazali, Averroes and the Interpretation of the Qur'an

    Common Sense and Philosophy in Islam, 1st Edition

    By Avital Wohlman

    This book examines the contrasting interpretations of Islam and the Qur’an by Averroes and Al-Ghazali, as a way of helping us untangle current impasses affecting each Abrahamic faith. This has traditionally been portrayed as a battle between philosophy and theology, but the book shows that Averroes…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Mulla Sadra and Metaphysics: Modulation of Being book cover

    Mulla Sadra and Metaphysics

    Modulation of Being, 1st Edition

    By Sajjad H. Rizvi

    Mulla Sadra is one of the most important Islamic philosophers after Avicenna. In this exploration of his philosophy, Sajjad H. Rizvi examines the central doctrine of the modulation of being, and contextualises his work within the intellectual history of philosophical traditions in the Islamic East.…

    Paperback – 2013-04-25
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Islamic Ethics: Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought book cover

    Islamic Ethics

    Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought, 1st Edition

    By Mariam al-Attar

    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the philosophical bases of religious fundamentalism that hinder social development and hamper dialogue between different cultures and nations.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations book cover

    The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations

    1st Edition

    By Chiara Bottici, Benoît Challand

    While globalization unifies the world, divisions re-emerge within it in the form of a spectacular separation between Islam and the West. How can it be that Huntington’s contested idea of a clash of civilizations became such a powerful political myth through which so many people look at the world?…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Islam and Science: The Intellectual Career of Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi book cover

    Islam and Science

    The Intellectual Career of Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, 1st Edition

    By Robert Morrison

    In examining the work of eminent fourteenth century Iranian Shiite scholar Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, this book is the first rigorous attempt to explain the cross-fertilization of scientific and religious thought in Islamic civilization. Nisaburi did not consider himself a scientist alone,…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Ibn ‘Arabî - Time and Cosmology book cover

    Ibn ‘Arabî - Time and Cosmology

    1st Edition

    By Mohamed Haj Yousef

    This book is the first comprehensive attempt to explain Ibn ‘Arabî’s distinctive view of time and its role in the process of creating the cosmos and its relation with the Creator. By comparing this original view with modern theories of physics and cosmology, Mohamed Haj Yousef constructs a new…

    Paperback – 2011-02-22
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

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