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2. Principles of Presentation
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In: Introduction

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The circumstances outlined above have several consequences for our series of four volumes which now will appear successively within the framework of this series. On the one hand, they concern temporal boundaries. After all that has been said, the presentation cannot possibly be restricted to only one epoch, and most certainly not to the period before 1200. It must be chosen in such a way as to do justice to the entire development of philosophy in the Islamic world. …

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Ulrich Rudolph, “2. Principles of Presentation”, in: Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2017

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