Cambridge University Press (2004)

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Peter Adamson
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
Richard Taylor
Marquette University
Abstract
Philosophy written in Arabic and in the Islamic world represents one of the great traditions of Western philosophy. Inspired by Greek philosophical works and the indigenous ideas of Islamic theology, Arabic philosophers from the ninth century onwards put forward ideas of great philosophical and historical importance. This collection of essays, by some of the leading scholars in Arabic philosophy, provides an introduction to the field by way of chapters devoted to individual thinkers or groups, especially during the 'classical' period from the ninth to the twelfth centuries. It also includes chapters on areas of philosophical inquiry across the tradition, such as ethics and metaphysics. Finally, it includes chapters on later Islamic thought, and on the connections between Arabic philosophy and Greek, Jewish, and Latin philosophy. The volume also includes a useful bibliography and a chronology of the most important Arabic thinkers.
Keywords Philosophy, Arab
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Reprint years 2005, 2006
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Call number B741.C36 2005
ISBN(s) 9780511221941   0521817439   052152069X   9780521817431   9780511999864   9780521520690   1456508660
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