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Author Shihadeh, Ayman.

Title The teleological ethics of Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī / by Ayman Shihadeh
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2006


Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Series Islamic philosophy, theology and science. Texts and studies ; v. 64
Islamic philosophy, theology, and science ; v. 64.
Contents Introduction -- Al-Rāzī's theory of action -- Al-Rāzī on the ethics of action -- Al-Rāzī's perfectionist theory of virture -- Al-Rāzī's later pessimism: commentary on Risālat Dhamm al-ladhdhāt -- Appendix: Risālat Dhamm ladhdhāt al-dunyā
Summary "Using the most extensive collection hitherto of his published and unpublished writings, this volume provides a comprehensive, in-depth and interdisciplinary study of the ethical philosophy of al-Razi (1149-1210), a most outstanding and influential medieval philosopher-theologian." "The volume includes the text, published for the first time, of one of al-Razi's latest and most fascinating works, Censure of the Pleasures of This World, which expresses pronounced moral and epistemological pessimism."--Jacket
Notes Based on the author's doctoral thesis--Oxford University, 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-275) and indexes
Notes Text in English; includes the Arabic text of al-Rāzī's Risālat Dhamm ladhdhāt al-dunyā
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Subject Rāzī, Fakhr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 1149 or 1150-1210.
Rāzī, Fakhr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 1149 or 1150-1210. Risālat Dhamm ladhdhāt al-dunyā
Rāzī, Fakhr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 1149 or 1150-1210.
Faḫr-ad-Dīn ar-Rāzī, Muḥammad Ibn-ʻUmar.
Islamic ethics.
Islamic philosophy.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Islamic ethics.
Islamic philosophy.
Islamitische filosofie.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047409007