Muslim Philosophy and Theology, an introduction


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.
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 324S
  • ETHICS 235S
  • MEDREN 374S
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