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Author Chittick, William C.

Title The heart of Islamic philosophy : the quest for self-knowledge in the teachings of Afḍal al-Dīn Kāshānī / William C. Chittick
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 360 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Islamic philosophy -- pt. 2. The writings of Bābā Afḍal
Summary An important medieval Islamic philosopher who is little known outside the Persian world, Afdal al-Din Kashani held the position that philosophy awakens people from forgetfulness and incites them to reach for the perfection of existence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-333) and indexes
Subject Bābā Afz̤al, active 13th century.
SUBJECT Bābā Afz̤al, active 13th century fast
Kāšānī, ʻAbd al-Razzāq ibn Aḥmad Kamāl al-Dīn al- (12.-1330?) ram
Bābā Afḍal. swd
Subject Islamic philosophy -- Iran
Sufism -- Iran
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Islamic philosophy
Islamische Philosophie
Islamitische filosofie.
Philosophie islamique -- Iran.
Soufisme -- Iran.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781435618879