Islamic Philosophy Products

  • Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Various

    This multi-volume set from a range of international authors brings together a collection of writings on Islamic philosophy and thought in the Middle Ages – a time of great advances in human thinking. Out-of-print and hard to find, these titles form an essential reference source for the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    a philosophy for success through education

    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-01-23

  • Ethics in Islam

    Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

    By Nuha Al-Shaar

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

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Afghani and 'Abduh

    An Essay on Religious Unbelief and Political Activism in Modern Islam

    By Elie Kedourie

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • Mulla Sadra and Eschatology

    Evolution of Being

    By Eiyad S. Al-Kutubi

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

    Hardback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Inspired Knowledge in Islamic Thought

    Al-Ghazali's Theory of Mystical Cognition and Its Avicennian Foundation

    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
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • What is Islamic Philosophy?

    By Roy Jackson

    What is Islamic Philosophy? offers a broad introduction to Islamic thought, from its origins to the many challenging issues facing Muslims in the contemporary world. The chapters explore early Islamic philosophy and trace its development through key themes and figures up to the twenty-first century…

    Paperback – 2014-02-06

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge A Level English Guides

  • Skepticism in Classical Islam

    Moments of Confusion

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-11-21
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

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

    Common Sense and Philosophy in Islam

    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
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

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