Philosophy: Islamic Philosophy

  • The Philosophy of Religion in Post-Revolutionary Iran: On an Epistemological Turn in Modern Islamic Reform Discourse book cover

    The Philosophy of Religion in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    On an Epistemological Turn in Modern Islamic Reform Discourse

    By Heydar Shadi

    This book explores the intellectual discourse in post-revolutionary Iran. It focuses on Abdolkarim Soroush, a leading Muslim liberal thinker, whose theory of religion is regarded highly relevant for the current theological and intellectual dynamics in the Islamic world. The Philosophy of Religion…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Al-Ghazali and the Divine book cover

    Al-Ghazali and the Divine

    By Massimo Campanini

    This book examines the philosophy of al-Ghazali, analysing his conception of God within Islamic theology. Seeking to contribute to the greater understanding of Muslim thought, it analyses his ‘orthodox’ theory, based on the notion that the spiritual struggle (jihad) and philosophical enquiry are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Becoming a Genuine Muslim: Kierkegaard and Muhammad Iqbal book cover

    Becoming a Genuine Muslim

    Kierkegaard and Muhammad Iqbal

    By Sevcan Ozturk

    Despite the apparent lack of any cultural and religious connection between Kierkegaard and Iqbal, their philosophical and religious concerns and their methods of dealing with these concerns show certain parallels. This book provides a Kierkegaardian reading of Muhammad Iqbal’s idea of becoming a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Business Ethics in the Middle East book cover

    Business Ethics in the Middle East

    By Yusuf Sidani

    Business Ethics in the Middle East fills a crucial gap in the Middle East educational landscape. Written in an easy and accessible format, this book covers the foundations of business ethics by drawing from both Eastern and Western traditions. The chapters include many examples, case studies,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Islam: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation book cover

    Islam

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

    By Imran Aijaz

    Islam as a religion and a way of life guides millions of people around the world and has a significant impact on worldly affairs. To many Muslims, however, a philosophical understanding or assessment of Islamic belief is seen as a feeble and religiously inappropriate attempt to understand matters…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

  • Avicenna's Al-Shifā': Oriental Philosophy book cover

    Avicenna's Al-Shifā'

    Oriental Philosophy

    By Sari Nusseibeh

    This book deals with the philosophy of Ibn Sina - Avicenna as he was known in the Latin West- a Persian Muslim who lived in the eleventh century, considered one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy. Although much has been written about Avicenna, and especially about his…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy

    Edited by Richard C. Taylor, Luis Xavier López-Farjeat

    This valuable reference work synthesizes and elucidates traditional themes and issues in Islamic philosophy as well as prominent topics emerging from the last twenty years of scholarship. Written for a wide readership of students and scholars, The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy is unique…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Hamas and Ideology: Sheikh Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī on the Jews, Zionism and Israel book cover

    Hamas and Ideology

    Sheikh Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī on the Jews, Zionism and Israel

    By Shaul Bartal, Nesya Rubinstein-Shemer

    Sheikh Yusūf al- Qaraḍāwī is regarded as the most influential contemporary Muslim religious figure. His best-selling book, Al-Ḥalal wal-Ḥaram fi al-Islam ("The Forbidden and the Permitted in Islam") is perhaps one of the most widely read Islamic works, after the Qur’ān. The subject of jihad in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Ewan Stein

    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 East combines geographical and chronological breadth…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Metaphysical Philosophy: The Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar book cover

    Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Metaphysical Philosophy

    The Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar

    By Moshe M Pavlov

    Abū’l-Barakāt is a renowned philosopher of the Arabic-Jewish milieu who composed in his magnum opus the Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar, a comprehensive metaphysics which challenged the accepted notions of the traditional metaphysical philosophy. ‘Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Metaphysical Philosophy’ examines…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Scientific and Political Freedom in Islam: A Critical Reading of the Modernist-Apologetic School book cover

    Scientific and Political Freedom in Islam

    A Critical Reading of the Modernist-Apologetic School

    By Uriya Shavit

    The modernist-apologetic approach to the relation between revelation and science and politics has been a central part of Arab discourses on the future of Muslim societies for over a century. This approach introduced historical and theological narratives and interpretative mechanisms that…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

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