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Ibn Taymiyya against the Greek logicians

Author: Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm Ibn Taymīyah; Wael B Hallaq
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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The first translation of this work by Ibn Taymiyya, one of the greatest thinkers of medieval Islam, the book is a critique of Greek logic, which he saw as the source of the erroneous and heretical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm Taqī al-Dīn Ibn Taymiyyaẗ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm Ibn Taymīyah; Wael B Hallaq
ISBN: 0198240430 9780198240433
OCLC Number: 27431593
Notes: Translation of: Jahd al-qarīḥah fī tajrīd al-Naṣīḥah, an abridgement of: Naṣīḥat ahl al-bayān fī al-radd ʻalá manṭiq al-Yūnān.
Description: lviii, 204 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: Ibn Taymiyya's opponents and his refutation of the logicians; sources of the critique; Ibn Taymiyya's discourse; the Arabic texts; notes on the translation. Part 2 "Jahd al-Qariha fi Tajrid al-Nasiha": concerning the logicians' doctrine that no concept can be formed except by means of definition; concerning the logicians' doctrine that definition leads to the conception of things; concerning the logicians' doctrine that no judgement may be known except by means of syllogism; concerning the logicians' doctrine that syllogism or demonstration leads to the certain knowledge of judgements.
Other Titles: Jahd al-qarīḥah fī tajrīd al-Naṣīḥah.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction and notes by Wael B. Hallaq.
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