Philosophy in Early Safavid Iran :

Pourjavady, Reza.

Philosophy in Early Safavid Iran : Najm Al-DīN MaḥMūD Al-NayrīZī and His Writings. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (236 pages) - Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies ; v.82 . - Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies .

Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: The Philosophers of Shiraz at the Turn of the 10th/16th Century -- I. Background -- II. Jalāl al-Dīn al-Dawānī -- III. Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Dashtakī -- IV. Ghiyāth al-Dīn al-Dashtakī -- V. Mīr Ḥusayn al-Maybudī -- VI. Shams al-Dīn al-Khafrī -- VII. Kamāl al-Dīn al-Ilāhī al-Ardabīlī -- Chapter One: The Philosopher al-Nayrīzī and General Aspects of His Thought -- I. Review of Previous Scholarship -- II. Notes on Nayrīzī's Biography -- III. Nayrīzī's Approach to Philosophy and Theology -- IV. The Reception of Nayrīzī in the Later Period -- Chapter Two: Nayrīzī and the Two Strands of Philosophy in Shiraz -- I. The Two Strands of Philosophy in Shiraz -- II. The Main Subjects of the Dispute between the Two Strands of Philosophy -- II.i. The Liar Paradox -- II.ii. The Distinction between Wujūd and Mawjūd -- II.iii. Mental Existence -- II.iv. God's Knowledge -- II.v. The Human Body and the Soul -- Chapter Three: Works of Nayrīzī -- I. Glosses on Nasị̄r al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's Tajrīd al-i'tiqād -- II. Commentary on Athīr al-Dīn al-Abharī's Hidāyat al-ḥikma -- III. Risāla fī Ta'yīn jihāt al-ajsām wa-nihāyātihā wa-tabyīn maqāsịd al-ḥarakāt wa-ghāyātihā -- IV. Risālat Ithbāt al-wājib -- V. Glosses on Suhrawardī's Ḥikmat al-ishrāq and on Quṭb al-Dīn Shīrāzī's Commentary on this Work -- VI. Glosses on Sayyid al-Sharīf al-Jurjānī's Commentary on 'Aḍud al-Dīn al-Ījī's al-Mawāqif fī 'ilm al-kalām -- VII. Commentary on Nasị̄r al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's Tajrīd al-mantịq -- VIII. Commentary on Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's Tajrīd al-i'tiqād: Taḥrīr Tajrīd al-'aqā'id -- IX. Superglosses on Sayyid al-Sharīf al-Jurjānī's Glosses on Qūṭb al-Dīn al-Rāzī's Commentary on Kātibī's al-Risāla al-Shamsiyya. X. Superglosses on Quṭb al-Dīn al-Rāzī's Commentary on Sirāj al-Dīn al-Urmawī's Matạ̄li' al-anwār and on Sayyid al-Sharīf al-Jurjānī's Glosses on the Same Commentary -- XI. Commentary on Sa'd al-Dīn al-Taftāzānī's Tahdhīb al-mantịq wa-l-kalām -- XII. Commentary on Ḥasan b. Yūsuf al-Ḥillī's Tahdhīb al-aḥkām -- XIII. Glosses on Jalāl al-Dīn al-Dawānī's Unmūdhaj al-'ulūm -- XIV. Glosses on Jalāl al-Dīn al-Dawānī's Nihāyat al-kalām fī ḥall shubha 'kulli kalāmī kādhib' -- XV. Commentary on Jalāl al-Dīn al-Dawānī's Risālat Ithbāt al-wājibal-jadīda -- XVI. Commentary on Suhrawardī's al-Alwāḥ al-'Imādiyya: Misḅāḥ al-arwāḥ fī kashf ḥaqā'iq al-Alwāḥ -- XVII. Glosses on Jalāl al-Dīn al-Dawānī's Commentary on Suhrawardī's Hayākil al-nūr -- Chapter Four: Nayrīzī and the Suhrawardian Philosophy -- I. Nayrīzī as a Critic of Suhrawardī -- I.i. Prime Matter -- I.ii. The Theory of Vision -- I.iii. The Imaginary World -- I.iv. The Nature of Sound -- I.v. Political Thought -- I.vi. Bodily Resurrection -- II. Nayrīzī and the Commentators of Suhrawardī -- II.i. Shams al-Dīn al-Shahrazūrī -- II.ii. 'Izz al-Dawla Ibn Kammūna -- II.iii. Quṭb al-Dīn al-Shīrāzī -- Appendix I: Inventory of His Writings -- Appendix II: Philosophical Writings Copied by Nayrīzī -- Appendix III: An Ijāza Given to Nayrīzī by Ghiyāth al-Dīn al-Dashtakī -- Appendix IV: Quotations from Unpublished Sources -- Abbreviations and Bibliography -- Index of Manuscripts -- Index of Names and Places.

This book is about a Muslim Shi'i philosopher of the early 16th century, Najm al-Din Mahmud al-Nayrizi. Educated in Shiraz, he became interested in Avicennan and Suhrawardian philosophy. Apart from Nayrizi, the present study introduces his contemporary philosophers and provides an outlines of the main philosophical challenges of the time.

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Nayrīzī, Najm al-Dīn Maḥmūd, -- d. ca. 1526.;Islamic philosophy -- Iran -- History.


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