An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia: From the School of Illumination to Philosophical Mysticism: Volume IV

The Institute of Ismaili Studies - An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia: From the School of Illumination to Philosophical Mysticism: Volume IVThe fourth volume of the Anthology of Philosophy in Persia deals with one of the richest and yet least known periods of philosophical life in Persia. The centuries between the seventh/thirteenth century, that saw the eclipse of the school of Khurasan, and the tenth/sixteenth century that coincided with the rise of the Safavids. The main schools dealt with in this volume are the Peripatetic (mashshaʾi) School, the School of Illumination (ishraq) of Suhrawardi, and various forms of philosophical Sufism, especially the school of Ibn ʿArabi, that had its origins in the works of Ghazali and ʿAyn al-Qudat Hamadani. This period was also notable for the philosopher-scientists such as Nasir al-din Ṭusi and Qutb al-Din Shirazi.

via The Institute of Ismaili Studies – An Anthology of Philosophy in Persia: From the School of Illumination to Philosophical Mysticism: Volume IV.

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