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History of Islamic Philosophy (Used)

by Corbin, Henry

Publisher: Routledge

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9780415760089, 0415760089


Table of Contents:

Transcription -- Foreword -- Part 1. From the Beginning Down to the Death of Averroes (595/1198) -- I. The Sources of Philosophical Meditation in Islam -- 1. Spiritual exegesis of the Quran -- 2. The translations -- II. Shiism and Prophetic Philosophy -- Preliminary observations -- A. Twelver Shiism -- 1. Periods and sources -- 2. Esotericism -- 3. Prophetology -- 4. Imamology -- 5. Gnosiology -- 6. Hierohistory and metahistory -- 7. The hidden Imam and eschatology -- B. Ismailism -- Periods and sources: proto-Ismailism -- I. Fatimid Ismailism -- 1. The dialectic of the tawhad -- 2. The drama in Heaven and the birth of Time -- 3. Cyclical time: hierohistory and hierarchies -- 4. Imamology and eschatology -- II. The reformed Ismailism of Alamut -- 1. Periods and sources -- 2. The concept of the Imam -- 3. Imamology and the philosophy of resurrection -- 4. Ismailism and Sufism -- III. The Sunni Kalam -- A. The Mu'tazilites -- 1. The origins -- 2. The doctrine -- B. Abu al-Hasan al-Ash'ari -- 1. The life and works of al-Ash'ari -- 2. The doctrine of al-Ash'ari -- C. Ash'arism -- 1. The vicissitudes of the Ash 'arite School -- 2. Atomism -- 3. Reason and faith -- IV. Philosophy and the Natural Sciences -- 1. Hermeticism -- 2. Jabir ibn Hayyan and alchemy -- 3. The encyclopaedia of the Ikhwan al-Safa' -- 4. Rhazes (al-Razi), physician and philosopher -- 5. The philosophy of language -- 6. Al-Biruni -- 7. Al-Khwarizmi -- 8. Ibn al-Haytham -- 9. Shahmardan al-Razi -- V. The Hellenizing Philosophers -- Foreword -- 1. Al-Kindi and his pupils -- 2. Al-Farabi -- 3. Abu al-Hasan al-'Amiri -- 4. Avicenna and Avicennism -- 5. Ibn Maskuyah, Ibn Fatik, Ibn Hindu -- 6. Abu al-Barakat al-Baghdadi -- 7. Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and the critique of philosophy -- VI. Sufism -- 1. Preliminary remarks -- 2. Abu Yazid al-Bastami -- 3. Al-Junayd -- 4. Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi -- 5. Al-Hallaj -- 6. Ahmad al-Ghazali and 'pure love' -- VII. Al-Suhrawardi and the Philosophy of Light -- 1. The restoration of the wisdom of ancient Persia -- 2. The Orient of the Lights (Ishraq) -- 3. The hierarchy of the universes -- 4. The occidental exile -- 5. The Ishraqiyun -- VIII. In Andalusia -- 1. Ibn Masarrah and the school of Almeria -- 2. Ibn Hazm of Cordoba -- 3. Ibn Bajjah (Avempace) of Saragossa -- 4. Ibn al-Sid of Badajoz -- 5. Ibn Tufayl of Cadiz -- 6. Averroes and Averroism -- Transition -- Part 2. From the Death of Averroes to the Present Day -- General Survey -- I. Sunni Thought -- A. The Philosophers -- 1. Al-Abhari -- 2. Ibn Sab in -- 3. Al-Katibi al-Qazwini -- 4. Rashid al-Din Fadl-Allah -- 5. Qutb al-Din al-Razi -- B. The Theologians of the kalam -- 1. Fakhr al-Din al-Razi -- 2. Al-Iji -- 3. Al-Taftazani -- 4. Al-jurjani -- C. The Adversaries of the Philosophers -- Ibn Taymiyah and his followers -- D. The Encyclopaedists -- 1. Zakariya' al-Qazwini -- 2. Shams al-Din Muhammad al-Amuli -- 3. Ibn Khaldun -- II. The Metaphysics of Sufism -- 1. Ruzbihan Baqli al-Shirazi -- 2. Attar of Nishapur -- 3. Umar al-Shurawardi -- 4. Ibn al- Arabi and his school -- 5. Najm al-Din al-Kubra and his school -- 6. Al-Simnani -- 7. Ali al-Hamadhani -- 8. Jalal al-Din Rumi and the Mawlawis -- 9. Mahmud al-Shabistari and Shams al-Din al-Lahiji -- 10. Abd al-Karim al-Jili -- 11. Ni' mat Allah Wali al-Kirmani -- 12. Hurufis and Bektashis -- 13. Jami -- 14. Husayn Kashifi -- 15. 'Abd al-Ghani al-Nablusi -- 16. Nur 'Ali-Shah and the Sufi Renewal at the end of the eighteenth century -- 17. The Dhahabis -- III. Shiite Thought -- 1. Nasir al-Din Tusi and the Shiite Kalam -- 2. The Ismailis -- 3. The Ishraqi current -- 4. Shiism and alchemy: al-jaldaki -- 5. The Integration of Ibn al-'Arabi to Shiite metaphysics -- 6. Sadr al-Din Dashtaki and the school of Shiraz -- 7. Mir Damad and the school of Isfahan -- 8. Mir Findiriski and his pupils -- 9. Mulla Sadra Shirazi and his pupils -- 10. Rajab 'Ali Tabrizi and his pupils -- 11. Qadi Sa'id Qummi -- 12. From the school of Isfahan to the school of Tehran -- 13. Shaykh Ahmad Ahsa' i and the Shaykhi school of Kirman -- 14. Ja'far Kashfi -- 15. The schools of Khurasan -- a. Hadi Sabzavari and the school of Sabzavar -- b. The school of Mashhad -- Perspective -- Elements of a Bibliography -- List of Abbreviations -- Index.

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