3. Characteristics of the First Volume: Philosophy from the 8th to the 10th Century
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Such deliberations largely concern the developments of recent centuries. In the early Islamic era, which forms the topic of the present volume, the situation of philosophy in the Islamic world was very different. As indicated above, we do need to expect various philosophical approaches, manifest on the one hand in the plurality of doctrines and methods which we encounter in the 9th and 10th century, and on the other hand in the fact that philosophy was already being…

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Ulrich Rudolph, “3. Characteristics of the First Volume: Philosophy from the 8th to the 10th Century”, in: Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries. Consulted online on 21 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2543-2729_PIWO_COM_001005>
First published online: 2017



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