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Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism

A Short Introduction

Majid Fakhry

In accessible, non-technical language Majid Fakhry traces the development of Islamic theology, from the arrival of Greek philosophy into the Muslim world in the 8th century to the present day.

  • Publication date: August 31, 2000
  • ISBN: 9781851682522
  • RRP: £10.99
  • Pages: 176

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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