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Islamic Philosophy and Theology

ISBN-10: 0748607498

ISBN-13: 9780748607495

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: W. Montgomery Watt, W. M. Matt

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Description:

This book takes the reader through the development of philosophy and theology in Islam from the Umayyad period to modern Islamic philosophy. Widely recognised as the standard general account in English, this book has been re-issued in Islamic Surveys.
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 1/1/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550

Abbreviations
Note: on the Sources
The Umayyad Period and Its Prelude
The Beginnings of Sectarianism
Notes
The Khārijites
Notes
The Early Shī'Ites
Notes
The General Religious Movement
Notes
God's Determination of Events
Notes
Politics and Theology Under the 'Abbāsids
The First Wave of Hellenism
Notes
The Attraction of Greek Thought
Notes
The Mu'tazilites
Notes
The Polarization of Sunnism and Shvism
Notes
Al-Ash'Arī
Notes
The Flowering of Philosophy
The Second Wave of Hellenism
Notes
The Progress of Ash'Arite Theology
Notes
Al-Ghazalāli+0305 and Later Asw'Arites
Notes
Other Sunnite Theologians, 950-1250
Notes
Theology and Philosophy in the Islamic West
Notes
The Elaboration of Shmte Theology
Notes
The Later Islamic Middle Ages, 1250-1850
The Stagnation of Philosophical Theology
Notes
The Vitality of the &Hbdot;anbalites
Notes
The Transformation of Shī'Ism
Notes
The Modern Period
The Theological Response to the Impact of the West
Notes
General: Bibliography
Index