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The first comprehensive survey of Islamic philosophy from the seventh century to the present, this classic discusses Islamic thought and its effect on the cultural aspects of Muslim life. Fakhry shows how Islamic philosophy has followed from the earliest times a distinctive line of development, which gives it the unity and continuity that are the marks of the great intellectual movements of history.
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"Fakhry's scholarship is meticulous, and his style, even when handling the most complex ideas, remains simple and straightforward." -- "American Journal of Islamic Sciences"
"Fakhry's scholarship is meticulous, and his style, even when handling the most complex ideas, remains simple and straightforward." -- American Journal of Islamic Sciences
"Fakhry's scholarship is meticulous, and his style, even when handling the most complex ideas, remains simple and straightforward." -- "American Journal of Islamic Sciences"About the Author:
Majid Fakhry is professor emeritus of philosophy at the American University of Beirut and adjunct professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of several books, including Averroes: His Life, Works, and Influence; Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Mysticism; Ethical Theories in Islam; Al-Farabi, Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism; and Philosophy, Dogma, and the Impact of Greek Thought on Islam, in addition to fifteen titles in Arabic. He has recently published a translation of the Qur'an entitled An Interpretation of the Qur'an: A Bilingual Edition.
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