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PHIL.3730 Arabic and Islamic Philosophy (Formerly 45.373)

Id: 036790 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


An introductory survey of selected philosophical topics and figures in the Arabic-speaking world, focusing on the development of classical Arabic philosophy (falsafa) through its proponents and critics from al-Kindi (9th century) to Averroes (12th century). The course can also include speculative theology (kalam), mystical philosophy (Sufism), later developments, and contemporary issues.

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