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Bolinda Audio Books
01 March 2012
From the introduction of Greek Philosophy into the Muslim world in the eighth century, right through to modern times, Majid Fakhry charts the evolution and interaction of philosophy, theology, and mysticism in the Islamic context.

Highlighting key individuals, movements, concepts and writings, Fakhry also explores the conflicts and controversies between anti- and pro-philosophical parties that have characterised the development of Islamic thought.
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Imprint:   Bolinda Audio Books
Country of Publication:   Australia
Edition:   Unabridged edition
ISBN:   9781743104958
ISBN 10:   1743104952
Series:   Bolinda Beginner Guides
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Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active

Majid Fakhry is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the American University of Beirut, and formerly Lecturer at SOAS, University of London, Visiting Professor at UCLA, and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University. He is also currently Senior Fellow at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University. His publications include 'A History of Islamic Philosophy' (Columbia University Press), 'The Qur'an: A Modern English Version' (Garnet), 'Ethical Theories in Islam' (Brill), 'Averroes: His Life, Works and Influence', and 'Al-Farabi, Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism' (both for Oneworld). Raad Rawi is an enormously experienced actor with a history in theatre, TV and film. Recent movie credits include Green Zone and Traitor, and appearances on the small screen include The Bill, Spooks and The Tudors. His extensive theatre credits include classical and modern plays at the National Theatre London's West End.

Reviews for Islamic Philosophy

Provides the reader with an excellent, concise overview of Islamic philosophy, theology, and mysticism ... Fakhry has accomplished the task of presenting the central themes and the essence of 1400 years of intellectual tradition in a clear, coherent manner. -- Philosophy East and West


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