Philosophy: Islamic Philosophy

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine: From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Heterodox Islamic Economics: The emergence of an ethico-economic theory book cover

    Heterodox Islamic Economics

    The emergence of an ethico-economic theory, 1st Edition

    By Masudul Alam Choudhury, Ishaq Bhatti

    The fields of morality and ethics have been left out significantly from socio-scientific study in general and in economics and finance in particular. Yet this book argues that in this age of post-modernist analytical inquiry, the study of morality and ethics is an epistemological requirement. This…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
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  • Mulla Sadra and Eschatology: Evolution of Being book cover

    Mulla Sadra and Eschatology

    Evolution of Being, 1st Edition

    By Eiyad Al-Kutubi

    The book explains Sadrā’s theory of the nature of afterlife. It presents Sadrā’s philosophical premises concerning the nature of human beings and their physical and psychological developments through which Sadrā shows how the afterlife is intimately connected to the nature of the human being and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries book cover

    Ethics in Islam

    Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries, 1st Edition

    By Nuha Al-Shaar

    Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the Būyid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī who lived in Baghdad and what is now western Iran. Ethics in Islam provides the first major treatment of al-Tawhīdī's…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Scientific Philosophy: The Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar book cover

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

    The Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Pavlov

    Abū’l-Barakāt 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 conceptions of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Abu�l-Barakat al-Baghdadi�s Metaphysical Philosophy: The Kitab al-Mu�tabar book cover

    Abu�l-Barakat al-Baghdadi�s Metaphysical Philosophy

    The Kitab al-Mu�tabar, 1st Edition

    By Moshe 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 the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Skepticism in Classical Islam: Moments of Confusion book cover

    Skepticism in Classical Islam

    Moments of Confusion, 1st Edition

    By Paul L. Heck

    The first major treatment of skepticism in Islam, this book explores the critical role of skeptical thinking in the development of theology in Islam. It examines the way key thinkers in classical Islam faced perplexing questions about the nature of God and his relation to the world, all the while…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World: Trends, Themes, and Issues book cover

    Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World

    Trends, Themes, and Issues, 1st Edition

    By Carool Kersten

    This book presents an intellectual history of today’s Muslim world, surveying contemporary Muslim thinking in its various manifestations, addressing a variety of themes that impact on the lives of present-day Muslims. Focusing on the period from roughly the late 1960s to the first decade of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
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    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Philosophies of Islamic Education: Historical Perspectives and Emerging Discourses book cover

    Philosophies of Islamic Education

    Historical Perspectives and Emerging Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mujadad Zaman, Nadeem A. Memon

    The study of Islamic education has hitherto remained a tangential inquiry in the broader focus of Islamic Studies. In the wake of this neglect, a renaissance of sorts has occurred in recent years, reconfiguring the importance of Islam’s attitudes to knowledge, learning and education as paramount in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
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    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

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

    Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    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
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