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Download PDF by Majid Fakhry: A History of Islamic Philosophy (3rd Edition)

By Majid Fakhry

ISBN-10: 0231132212

ISBN-13: 9780231132213

The 1st accomplished survey of Islamic philosophy from the 7th century to the current, this vintage discusses Islamic concept and its influence at the cultural elements of Muslim lifestyles. Fakhry indicates how Islamic philosophy has from the earliest instances a particular line of improvement, which supplies it the cohesion and continuity which are the marks of the good highbrow pursuits of heritage.

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ScJ In this movement of desire, the author finds the clue not only to the nature of the Soul, which acts as the link between the sensible and the intelligible worlds, but also the emanation of all things from the One (or First). 92 In support of this view, the author invokes the authority of Heraclitus, Empedocles, Pythagoras, and Plato, who are all said to have held that the Soul descends into the body from the intelligible world and will rejoin it upon its release from the bondage of the body.

338. Cf. Kraus in Rivista degli Studi Orientali, XIV (1934), pp. 0. 16 Ibn ai-'Ibri, Mukhta~ar, pp. 135 f. , pp. 5. 18 Al-Fihrist, p. 354, cf. Dunlop, "The Translations of al-Bitriq and Yabia (Yobanna) b. al-Bitriq," in Journal of Royal Asiatic Society, 1959, pp. 140 f. THE LEGACY OF GREECE, ALEXANDRIA, AND THE ORIENT 7 Euclid and several other Greek works were also translated. 19 However, the truth of such reports cannot always be ascertained. The general impression one gathers from classical sources is that al-Man$Or took a keen interest in scientific and philosophical works and lent his support and patronage to the activity of translators, but that owing to the scarcity of either competent scholars or Greek scientific and philosophical material, the process did not make much headway before the beginning of the ninth century.

46. , p. 384; al-Qifti, Tankh, p. 46; Ibn Abi U$aybi'ah, 'Uyun, I, 235 f. 1 2 We need only concern ourselves here with two other noteworthy names: Ibn Na'imah al-I;:Iim~i, translator of Physica IV-VIII and the apocryphal Theology of Aristotle, destined to play such a far-reaching role in the history of Islamic NeoPlatonism, and a certain Astat (Eustathius), about whom very little information can be gleaned from the ancient sources but who is responsible, according to the most reliable tradition, for the integral translation of the Metaphysics of Aristotle.

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