Author: Saeed ShaikhPublisher: Adam PublishersYear: 2006Language: EnglishPages: 221ISBN/UPC (if available): 8174354808
Nearly one-third of the book has given us an account of the four principal philosophical movements of the early medieval period – Mu’tazilism, Ah’arism, Sufism and the Ikhwan al-Safa’. The rest of it ideals with the group of thinkers who were known during the same period as the ‘Philosophers, i.e. thinkers under the influence of Greek philosophy. The book contains a comprehensive bibliography, useful notes and a detailed index, the utility of which for the student of philosophy and Islamic studies and those general readers who want to extend their studies in Muslim thought further, is evident.
ForewordPreface to the Second EditionFrom the Preface to the First Edition CHAPTERS:1. Mu’tasilism2. Ash’arism3. Historical Origin and Sources of Sufism4. Philosophy of the Ikhaswan al-Safa’5. Al-Kindi6. Abu Bakr Al-Razi7. Al-Farabi8. Ibn Sina9. Al Ghazali10 Ibn Bajjah11. Ibn Tufayl12. Ibn Rushd13. Ibn KhaldunSelect BibliographyIndex