Islamic Philosophy and Theology: An Extended Survey (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys 2nd)

Islamic Philosophy and Theology: An Extended Survey (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys 2nd)

By: Prof. W. Montgomery Watt (author)Paperback

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This is the standard general account in English of Islamic philosophy and theology. It takes the reader from the religio-political sects of the Kharijites and the Shiites through to the assimilation of Greek thought in the medieval period, and onto the early modern period. Watt concludes with an analysis of Western influences on modern Islamic theology.

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Contents

The Umayyad period and its prelude; the firs twave of Hellenism; the second wave of Hellenism; the later Islamic Midlle Ages 1250-1850; the modern period.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1987
  • ISBN13: 9780748607495
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780748607495
  • weight: 235
  • ISBN10: 0748607498
  • edition: 2nd

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