Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries

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Preface to the German Edition
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This volume opens the series on philosophy in the Islamic world that is part of the Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie. It will consist of four volumes dedicated to presenting the development of philosophical thought in the Islamic realm from its beginnings up to the present (I: 8th–10th cent.; II: 11th–12th cent.; III: 13th–18th cent.; IV: 19th–20th cent.). No previous compendium or general work on this topic has adopted such an ambitious goal. On the one hand, this concerns the temporal and g…

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Ulrich Rudolph, “Preface to the German Edition”, in: Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2017

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