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The Leaven of the Ancients: Suhrawardi and the Heritage of the Greeks (SUNY series in Islam) Paperback – November 4, 1999


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"This is an original and provocative work in the area of Suhrawardian studies that challenges the existing interpretations of Suhrawardi's concept of the history of philosophy and offers an alternative perspective." -- Mehdi Aminrazavi, author of Suhrawardi and the School of Illumination

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John Walbridge is Associate Professor in the Departments of Near Eastern Languages and Philosophy at Indiana University. He has published several books including The Science of Mystic Lights: Qutb al-Din Shirazi and the Illuminationist Tradition in Islamic Philosophy.
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