ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY & MYSTICISM

RELIGION 665S

The course explores the critical analysis of the creative products of the human intellect in mystical experiences including the symbolic stories of Avicenna, al-Gazali, Ibn Tufail, Suhrawardi & Mulla Sadra. It covers the key points of the theoretical and practical mysticism such as nature of the man, asceticism, unity and final abode, Sufi s style of life, four spiritual journeys, light and varieties, angelology, the archetypal world, vision and intellect, knowledge & presence, the hierarchy of knowing, the semantics of the modulation of being, reality & the circle of being, diversity in unity and unity in diversity, the unity of the knower and the known, unity of existence, and salvation. Instructor: Kadivar

Day / Time: 

Tu 04:55 PM-07:25 PM

Location: 

Social Sciences 109

Instructor: 

Kadivar, Mohsen

Section: 

01