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Ibn Taymiyya Against the Greek Logicians
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Ibn Taymiyya Against the Greek Logicians

Abstract

This book offers a translation of Ibn Taymiyya's Against the Greek Logicians. The introduction of Greek philosophy into the Muslim world left an indelible mark on Islamic intellectual history. Philosophical discourse became a constant element in even traditionalist Islamic sciences. However, Aristotelian metaphysics gave rise to doctrines about God and the universe that were found highly objectionable by a number of Muslim theologians, among whom the fourteenth-century scholar Ibn Taymiyya stood foremost. Ibn Taymiyya, one of the greatest and most prolific thinkers in medieval Islam, held Gree ... More

Keywords: Greek philosophy, Islamic intellectual history, Ibn Taymiyya, philosophical logic, Muslim

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198240433
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240433.001.0001