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The world of image in Islamic philosophy. Ibn Sina, Suhrawardi, Shahrazuri and beyond.

Author: L W C Van Lit
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press 2017.
Series: Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Apocalypticism and Eschatology.
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One of the most controversial issues that divided Islamic philosophers and theologians for many centuries was whether human beings would have a spiritual or bodily existence after death. Suhrawardi, a pivotal figure in the history of Islamic philosophy, made a crucial contribution to this debate, with his idea of a world of image. This is a world beyond our earthly existence, to be reached in sleep, meditation, or  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L W C Van Lit
ISBN: 9781474415859 1474415857
OCLC Number: 990411325
Description: 288 pages.
Series Title: Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Apocalypticism and Eschatology.
Responsibility: L.W.C. van Lit.

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One of the most controversial issues that divided Islamic philosophers and theologians for many centuries was whether human beings would have a spiritual or bodily existence after death. Suhrawardi,  Read more...

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