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  1. Reason Unbound: On Spiritual Practice in Islamic Peripatetic Philosophy (SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions)
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  2. Reason Unbound: On Spiritual Practice in Islamic Peripatetic Philosophy (SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions)

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A critique of the modern receptions of Islamic Peripatetic philosophy and a validation of the importance of Islamic philosophy for modern philosophy.

This intriguing work offers a new perspective on Islamic Peripatetic philosophy, critiquing modern receptions of such thought and highlighting the contribution it can make to contemporary Western philosophy. Mohammad Azadpur focuses on the thought of Alfarabi and Avicenna, who, like ancient Greek philosophers and some of their successors, viewed philosophy as a series of spiritual exercises. However, Muslim Peripatetics differed from their Greek counterparts in assigning importance to prophecy. The Islamic philosophical account of the cultivation of the soul to the point of prophecy unfolds new vistas of intellectual and imaginative experience and accords the philosopher an exceptional dignity and freedom. With reference to both Islamic and Western philosophers, Azadpur discusses how Islamic Peripatetic thought can provide an antidote to some of modernity’s philosophical problems. A discussion of the development of later Islamic Peripatetic thought is also included.

Reason Unbound is a clearly articulated work which will be of interest to students and scholars of the history of Islamic philosophy and to those interested in exploring how the Islamic and European philosophical traditions may benefit from each other.” — Journal of Shi‘a Islamic Studies

Reason Unbound provides an excellent synthesis of Islamic philosophy and the continental tradition of European philosophy. The author presents a persuasive argument and backs it up well with evidence from both Islamic and Western philosophy.” — Oliver Leaman, author of Islamic Philosophy: An Introduction

Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Mohammad Azadpur
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781438437620
ISBN
1438437625
Label
State University of New York Press
Manufacturer
State University of New York Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
188
PublicationDate
2012-07-02
Publisher
State University of New York Press
Studio
State University of New York Press
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
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