Jun 20, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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PHI 384 - Islamic Philosophy

3 credit(s)
A survey including major figures in Islamic philosophy, from al Kindi to al Ghazzali and Ibn ’Arabi, and the issues unique to Islamic thought and their attempted solutions. The time span will reflect the influence of Greek philosophy, particularly Hellenistic Neoplatonism as well as Asian philosophy. Efforts to reconcile philosophy with Islam will be considered, as will the problem of religious diversity and the influences of Islamic philosophy upon European Medieval philosophy and religion.
Prerequisite(s): At least one 200-level philosophy course or permission of the instructor. (PHI 280 - Introduction to Eastern Philosophy  and/or PHI 282 - Classical Philosophy: Greece and Rome  are recommended.)

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