An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, Volume 3: Philosophical Theology in the Middle Ages and Beyond

An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, Volume 3: Philosophical Theology in the Middle Ages and Beyond

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Mehdi Aminrazavi


Persia is domestic to 1 of the few civilizations on the earth that has had a continuing culture of philosophical concept for over and a part millennia. As Islamic theology built within the center a long time, lots of its faculties interacted with current Persian philosophical currents and developed right into a special philosophical 'Kalam', or dogmatic theology. one of the definitive masters of either Shi'i and Sunni theologians have been various Persians, leader between them Al-Ghazzali and Fakhr al-Din Al-Razi, who're prominently represented right here. vital choices from either Shi'i and Sunni theological faculties (including Mu'tazila and Ash'ariyya) are incorporated within the quantity, lots of that have by no means sooner than been to be had in translation within the West in the past.

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