Muslim Philosophy and Theology, an introduction

RELIGION 374S

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. Instructor: Kadivar

Curriculum Codes
  • CZ
  • EI
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 324S
  • ETHICS 235S
Typically Offered
Occasionally