Muslim Philosophy and Theology, an introduction

RELIGION374S

Philosophy and theology as the foundation of Shari’a law; Islamic philosophy as a part of medieval philosophy under the influence of Plato, Aristotle and Plotinus. Impact on western philosophers such as Thomas Aquinas; major concepts, issues of Islamic philosophy and translation of two trends: from Greek to Arabic, from Arabic to western languages. Brief discussion on mysticism, ethics and politics. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ETHICS235S
AMES324S
Islamic Studies

Curriculum Codes: 

CZ, EI