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  • 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 – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • The Maqa´ma´t of Badi´' al-Zama´n al-Hamadha´ni´

    Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical

    The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • Avicenna

    His Life and Works

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics

    By Ali Abdullah Al-Daffa'

    This book, first published in 1977, discusses the Muslim contribution to mathematics during the golden age of Muslim learning from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It was during this period that Muslim culture exerted powerful economic, political and religious influence over a large part of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Si¯na¯)

    A critical translation-commentary and analysis of the fundamental arguments in Avicenna's 'Metaphysica' in the 'Da¯nish Na¯ma-i 'ala¯'i¯' ('The Book of Scientific Knowledge')

    By Parviz Morewedge

    In this book, first published in 1973, Professor Parviz Morewedge, an expert on Islamic philosophy and mysticism, provides a critical exposition of one text of ibn Sina (Avicenna), the great Persian philosopher who lived from 980 to 1037. The text is his Metaphysica in the Danish Nama-I ‘ala’I (The…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • Ibn Rushd (Averroes)

    By Dominique Urvoy

    The twelfth-century philosopher Ibn Rushd, also known as Averroes, played a crucial role in the transmission of classical philosophy to Islam, and his work had a profound influence on western scholasticism and on aspects of Renaissance thought. This book, first published in 1991, sets out the main…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • Ibn Khaldu^n's Philosophy of History

    A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture

    By Muhsin Mahdi

    This book, first published in 1957, is the study of 14th-century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun, who founded a special science to consider history and culture, based on the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle and their Muslim followers. In no other field has the revolt of modern Western thought against…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • Muhammad

    Edited by Andreas Goerke

    Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, is undoubtebly one of the most influential persons in history. He is not only the founder of one of the world religions, but has served as a role model for Muslims throughout history. The records of his deeds and sayings are among the most important sources in…

    Hardback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Arabic Thought and Islamic Societies

    By Aziz Al-Azmeh

    This is a study of the structure and composition of the official learning current in medieval Arabic culture. This comprises natural sciences both exoteric and esoteric (medicine, alchemy, astrology and others), traditional and religious sciences (such as theology, exegesis and grammar),…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East

    Edited by Metin Heper, Raphael Israeli

    The recent resurgence of Islam in the Middle East is a far more complex phenomenon than is often suggested by those analyses which reduce recent developments in the area to no more than an intensification of religiosity. Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East challenges that perception of the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Islam and Power

    Edited by Alexander S. Cudsi, E. Hillal Dessouki

    The 1970s witnessed a mushrooming of Islamic movements and ideas which was described variously as Islamic revival, Islamic resurgence and Islam on the march. Whether as part of the majority or minority, whether under capitalist or socialist regimes, Muslims have been moved by this reawakening. But…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Islam and the Politics of Meaning in Palestinian Nationalism

    Edited by Nels Johnson

    The intention of this book is to explore the relationship between an ideological idiom and the changing social movement in which it operates. The basic question is that of what roles an Islamic symbol complex played in different phases of the Palestinian nationalist movement, and what were the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

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