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Major Works: Islamic Philosophy

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  1. Prophecy in Islam

    By F Rahman

    Originally published in 1958. This volume brings into focus an area of Islamic religio-philosophical thought to which relatively little attention has been paid by modern scholars of Muslim thought. The importance of the subject lies in the fact that it constitutes a central point at the...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Islam and the Arabs

    By Rom Landau

    Originally published in 1958, this volume covers important aspects of Islamic history and culture: Arabia before the Prophet The Prophet The Koran and Islam The Caliphate From the Caliphate to the end of the Ottoman The Crusades The Maghreb Muslim Spain The Sharia Philosophy The Sciences...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Ship of Sulaiman

    Originally published 1972. The Ship of Sulaiman is an account of a Persian embassy which went to Siam in the latter part of the seventeenth century. The work is a translation of a manuscript in the British Museum, and is an account put together by a scrfibe who accompanied the mission to Siam. The...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Muslim Saints and Mystics

    Episodes from the Tadhkirat al-Auliya' (Memorial of the Saints)

    By Farid al-Din Attar

    This is a major work of Islamic mysticism by the great thirteenth-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar. Translated by A J Arberry, Attar’s work and thought is set in perspective in a substantial introduction....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Muslim Creed

    Its Genesis and Historical Development

    By A J Wensinck

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

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Guide for the Perplexed

    Moses Maimonides

    By Leon Roth

    Originally published in 1948. Moses Maimonides was one of the most powerful philosophers of the Middle Ages. The philosophical basis which he elaborated for Judaism had a profound influence on mediaeval Christian thinkers. This volume describes the full background of Maimonides’s thinking in its...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Philosophy of Ibn 'Arabi

    By Rom Landau

    Originally published 1959. Ibn ‘Arabi is one of the most significant thinkers of Islam. Yet he is far less widely known in the Western world than Ibn Sina, Al-Ghazali, Ibn Rushd or even Al Farabi. This volume provides original interpretations and illustrations to some of Ibn ‘Arabi’s ideas, as...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Muslim Institutions

    By Maurice Gaudefroy-Demombynes

    Originally published in 1967, this Companion is designed to help readers of the Qur’an by giving them necessary background information. An account is given of ideas peculiar to the Qur’an, and the main variant interpretations are noted. A full index of Qur’anic proper names and an index of words...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Sufism

    An Account of the Mystics of Islam

    By A.J. Arberry

    Originally published in 1950. Thinkers such as Ghazali and Ibn `Arabi, poets such as Ibn al-Farid, Rumi, Hafiz and Jami were greatly inspired by the lives and sayings of the early Sufis. This book was the first short history of Sufism to be published in any language, illustrating the development...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

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