By Oliver Leaman

ISBN-10: 147256944X

ISBN-13: 9781472569448

Philosophy flourished within the Islamic global for lots of centuries, and remains to be an important function of cultural lifestyles this day. Now to be had in paperback, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy covers all of the significant and plenty of minor philosophers, theologians, and mystics who contributed to its improvement.

With entries on over three hundred thinkers and key suggestions in Islamic philosophy, this up to date landmark paintings additionally incorporates a timeline, word list and distinct bibliography. It is going past philosophy to reference all types of theoretical inquiry which have been usually associated with philosophy, resembling the Islamic sciences, grammar, theology, legislations, and traditions. each significant tuition of inspiration, from classical Peripatetic philosophy to Sufi mysticism, is represented, and entries variety throughout time from the early years of the religion to the trendy period.

Featuring a global staff of authors from South East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, the center East and North Africa, Europe and North the United States, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy offers entry to the guidelines and other people comprising nearly 1400 years of Islamic philosophical tradition.

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His current research interests include classical Ismaili thought and Sufism. Oliver Leaman is at the University of Kentucky, USA, and writes on Islamic philosophy. Leonard Lewisohn is senior lecturer in Persian and Iran Heritage Foundation Fellow in Classical Persian and Sufi Literature, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter. Zailan Moris teaches philosophy at the School of Humanities in Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. Her main interests are Islamic philosophy and Sufism, and comparative religion.

With Michael E. Marmura, “Medieval Islamic Philosophy and Theology: Bibliographical Guide (1992-1994),” Bulletin de Philosophie médiévale, 37 (1995), pp. 193–232. —“Medieval Islamic Philosophy and Theology Bibliographical Guide (1994-1996),” Bulletin de Philosophie médiévale, 39 (1997), pp. 175–202. —“Medieval Islamic Philosophy and Theology Bibliographical Guide (1996-1998),” MIDEO, 24 (2000 [in fact 2001]): 381–414. de/ For specific thinkers Janssens, J. (1991), An Annotated Bibliography on Ibn Sînâ (1970-1989): Including Arabic and Persian Publications and Turkish and Russian References, Leuven: Leuven University Press.

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