Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism : His Life, Works and Influence
By (author) Majid Fakhry
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Al-Farabi by Majid Fakhry
Book DescriptionThe only comprehensive introduction to al-Farabi - the first Islamic philosopher to translate the works of Plato and Aristotle. This new survey from a leading scholar documents the philosopher's life, writings and achievements.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851683024
(225mm x 146mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Oneworld Publications
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publish Date: 22-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Majid Fakhry
Islamic Philosophy, Paperback (January 2009)
From the introduction of Greek Philosophy into the Muslim world in the eighth century right through to modern times, this book charts the evolution of philosophy, theology, and mysticism in the Islamic context. It explores the conflicts between anti- and pro-philosophical parties that have characterized the development of Islamic thought.
History of Islamic Philosophy, Paperback (October 2004)
Fakhry discusses Islamic thought and its effect on the cultural aspects of Muslim life. In the final chapters, he examines the rise of pan-Islamism and the many currents it has generated in the last two centuries, including secularism and fundamentalism, which are still pitted against each other throughout the Muslim world.
Averroes, Paperback (July 2001)» View all books by Majid Fakhry
This stimulating book covers all area of the twelfth century Muslim philosopher's life from his transmission of Aristotelian thought to the Western world, to his conflict with the Ash'arite theologians.
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Author Biography - Majid Fakhry
Majid Fakhry is Emeritus Professor at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He has also taught philosphy in Lebanon and the UK, and his publications include Averroes: His Life, Works and Influence.
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