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The story of reason in Islam / Sari Nusseibeh.

Author:
Nusseibeh, Sari [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
xiii, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Cultural memory in the present. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-256) and index.
Contents:
The Arabian desert -- The daunting idea of God -- Free will and determinism -- The Qur'an: created or eternal? -- From Wasil to Ibn Hanbal -- Early Islam: literacy, conflict, and expansion -- Speculative discourse: a style -- Discourse: in pursuit of the ultimate answers -- Law and morality -- Al-Ma'mun and the devils' banquets -- The language-logic debate -- Back to the human will, and language -- Expanding the view -- An interlude: caliph, imam and philosopher-king -- Philosophy and politics -- The philosophers' "frenzy" -- Back to wine and logic -- Motion and light -- The nature of truth -- Fardajan and beyond -- The cosmos -- Cosmic lights -- Fast forward -- Language and reason: the dilemma.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780804794619 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0804794618 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781503600577 ((paperback ; : alk. paper))
  • 1503600572 ((paperback ; : alk. paper))
  • ((electronic))
LCCN:
2016020140
OCLC:
948805254
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