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The Elements of Islamic Metaphysics (Islamic College for Advanced Studies) Paperback – August 2, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-1904063063 ISBN-10: 1904063063

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Product Details

  • Series: Islamic College for Advanced Studies
  • Paperback: 191 pages
  • Publisher: Saqi Books (August 2, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1904063063
  • ISBN-13: 978-1904063063
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.6 x 5.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,612,728 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Book Description

The Elements of Islamic Metaphysics signals a new approach to the teaching of Islamic philosophy. It provides a useful overview of 20th century philosophy in Iran, and traces the development of philosophical thought in the context of a religious tradition whose intellectual character was determined to a large extent by the contents of the Qur’anic revelation and the prophetic teachings. At the same time it attempts to demonstrate how philosophical thought is by nature independent of religious doctrine and differs from theology, which depends on revelation and tradition.

About the Author

Sayyid Muhammad Tabatabai (1892–1981), was a writer whose best known work, Al-Mizan, is a monumental exegesis of the Qur’an. He is also respected as a philosopher and mystic. His writings have been translated into English and several other European languages.

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