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Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism

Majid Fakhry

In the SHORT INTRODUCTIONS TO WORLD FAITHS series, this is an exploration of the development of Islamic thought, and the inter-relationship between mysticism, theology and philosophy. The author demonstrates the impact of Islam on the course of world history and its role as a vital ingredient in contemporary culture.

  • Publication date: July 31, 1997
  • ISBN: 9781851681341
  • RRP: £9.99
  • Pages: 192

Majid Fakhry

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).

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