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Muslim neoplatonists

Ian Richard Netton

Muslim neoplatonists

an introduction to the thought of the Brethren of Purity : Ikhwān al-Ṣafā"

by Ian Richard Netton

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Islam and philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIan Richard Netton
    SeriesIslamic surveys -- 19, Islamic surveys -- 19
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 146 p.
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16702499M
    ISBN 100748602518
    LC Control Number91004118


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Islamic Neoplatonism stressed one aspect of the Qur'anic God, the transcendent, and ignored another, the creative. For the Neoplatonists, all things emanated from the deity.

Islamic philosophers were imbued to a greater or lesser degree with either Aristotelianism or Neoplatonism or, as was often the case, with both.

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The Encyclopedia of the Brethren of Purity (Arabic: رسائل أخوان الصفا و خلان الوفا ‎ Rasa'il ikhwan as-safa' wa khillan al-wafa; also variously known as the "Epistles of the Brethren of Sincerity", "Epistles of the Brethren of Purity" and "Epistles of the Brethren of Purity and Loyal Friends") was a large encyclopedia in 52 treatises (or "rasa'il") written by the.

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The Book of the Apple (Arabic: Risālat al-Tuffāha; Latin: Tractatus de pomo et morte incliti principis philosophorum Aristotelis) was a medieval neoplatonic Arabic work of unknown authorship.

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London, Pines, Shlomo. ‘La Longue récension de la “Théologie d’Aristote” dans ses rapports avec la doctrine ismaélienne,’ Revue des études islamiques, 22 (), pp. 7–   Neoplatonism is a modern term used to designate a tradition of philosophy that arose in the 3rd century AD and persisted until shortly after the closing of the Platonic Academy in Athens in AD   Addeddate Identifier EpistlesOfTheBrethrenOfPurity Identifier-ark ark://t2p63fg3v Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Ppi.

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Abu al-Walid ibn Rushd (better know by his Latin name Averroes) was born in Córdoba, the capital of al-Andalus, as Muslim Spain was called. He was dedicated to the study of Plato and Aristotle, writing comprehensive commentaries on the great Greek philosophers who introduced Europe to the breadth of Greek philosophy.

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This list could have easily. Summary. top Session Four readings consider the Qur’an as a written literary text, that is, in its physical form as a compiled book. Discussion of the Qur’an’s style, structure and contents, its terminology and world-view and the diverse ways in which Muslim communities interpret it, help the reader understand the “mechanics” of this book that is of central significance to Muslims.

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• I.R. Netton, Muslim Neoplatonists: An Introduction to the Thought of the Brethren of Purity (London: ). • E. Rowson, A Muslim Philosopher on the Soul and its Fate (New Haven: ). • E. Rowson, “The Philosopher as Littérateur: al-Tawḥīdī and his Predecessors,” Zeitschrift für Geschichte der arabisch-islamischen.NETTON, Ian R.: Muslim Neoplatonists: an introduction to the thought of the Brethren of Purity (Ikhwān al-Safā’) (2 nd ed.

Edinburgh ). He considers their doctrines in relation to their many sources, Indian, Pythagorean, Platonist, Aristotelian, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Ismā‘īlī etc.Muslim Neoplatonists who, even as part of their "scripturally informed" en- deavor, are fine to leave "creation" out of the story and speak only and overtly in Plotinian terms of God as emanating.

What do we do, then, with the case of Jewish Neoplatonists who, on the con- trary, do overtly talk about God as creating and willing? Compared with Greek.