Allāh transcendent : studies in the structure and semiotics of Islamic philosophy, theology, and cosmology (eBook, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Allāh transcendent : studies in the structure and semiotics of Islamic philosophy, theology, and cosmology

Author: Ian Richard Netton
Publisher: Surrey, England : Curzon Press, 1994.
Series: Curzon paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Examines the role of God in medieval Islamic philosophy and theology in a new and exciting way. Renouncing the traditional chronological method of considering Islamic philosophy, Netton uses modern literary modes of criticism derived from structuralism, post-structuralism and semiotics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Netton, Ian Richard.
Allāh transcendent.
Surrey, England ; Curzon Press, 1994
(OCoLC)31691830
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Richard Netton
ISBN: 9781136102660 1136102663
OCLC Number: 825767596
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 383 pages)
Contents: Introduction ---
Al-Kindi: the watcher at the gate ---
Al-Farabi: the search for order ---
Ibn Sinaʹs necessary and beloved deity ---
The God of medieval Ismailism: cosmological variations on a neoplatonic theme ---
Ishraq and Wahda: the mystical cosmos of al-Suhrawardi and Ibn al-Arabi ---
Cpnclusion: the vocabulary of transcendence.
Series Title: Curzon paperbacks.
Other Titles: Studies in the structure and semiotics of Islamic philosophy, theology, and cosmology
Responsibility: Ian Richard Netton.

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