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Islamic Philosophy of Virtuous Religions : Introducing Alfarabi.

By: Publisher: Ithaca : State University of New York Press, 2006Copyright date: ©2006Description: 1 online resource (182 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780791482124
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Islamic Philosophy of Virtuous Religions : Introducing AlfarabiDDC classification:
  • 201/.5
LOC classification:
  • B753.F34 -- P27 2006eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- An Islamic Philosophy of Virtuous Religions -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- ALFARABI'S LIFE AND HIS INFLUENCE -- ALFARABI'S MANNER OF WRITING -- OVERVIEW -- 2. The Impossibility of the City in the Republic -- KALLIPOLIS AS IDEAL STATE OR TOTALITARIAN NIGHTMARE? -- THE THREE WAVES AND THE PROBLEM OF POSSIBILITY -- The First Wave -- The Second Wave -- The Digression on War -- The Third Wave -- 3. The A Fortiori Argument -- ALFARABI ON THE REPUBLIC IN THE ATTAINMENT OF HAPPINESS: EDUCATING PHILOSOPHER-KINGS TO RULE THE INHABITED WORLD, THE CHALLENGE -- TENSION IN THE "UNITY OF THE VIRTUES": HARD VS. SOFT -- THE UNEASY PEACE BETWEEN PRUDENCE ANDWISDOM -- 4. Alfarabi on Jihâd -- FROM ÎMÂN VS. KUFR TO ISLÂM VS. HÓ ARB -- ALFARABI'S APHORISMS ON JIHÂD -- Aphorisms 67 and 79 -- Aphorisms 11-16 -- Aphorisms 68-76 -- ALFARABI'S ATTAINMENT OF HAPPINESS ON JIHÂD -- CHALLENGES TO COMPELLING GOOD CHARACTER -- 5. The Multiplicity Argument -- THE INCREASING TENDENCY TOWARD CONQUEST AND DOMINATION -- THE TASK OF DELIBERATION:SHAPING A MULTIPLICITY OF CHARACTERS -- THE TASK OF THEORETICAL VIRTUE: SHAPING A MULTIPLICITY OF OPINIONS -- RELIGION AS AN IMITATION OF PHILOSOPHY -- 6. The Limits of Knowledge and the Problem of Realization -- KNOWLEDGE AND EXPLOITATION -- Attainment of Happiness -- The Philosophy of Aristotle: The Limits of Our Knowledge of Final Causes -- CERTAINTY AND THE KNOWLEDGE OF UNIVERSALS AND PARTICULARS -- THE LIMITS OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE INHERENT MULTIPLICITY OF RELIGION -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Author/Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z -- Index of Passages from Alfawarabi's Attainment of Happiness.
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Intro -- An Islamic Philosophy of Virtuous Religions -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- ALFARABI'S LIFE AND HIS INFLUENCE -- ALFARABI'S MANNER OF WRITING -- OVERVIEW -- 2. The Impossibility of the City in the Republic -- KALLIPOLIS AS IDEAL STATE OR TOTALITARIAN NIGHTMARE? -- THE THREE WAVES AND THE PROBLEM OF POSSIBILITY -- The First Wave -- The Second Wave -- The Digression on War -- The Third Wave -- 3. The A Fortiori Argument -- ALFARABI ON THE REPUBLIC IN THE ATTAINMENT OF HAPPINESS: EDUCATING PHILOSOPHER-KINGS TO RULE THE INHABITED WORLD, THE CHALLENGE -- TENSION IN THE "UNITY OF THE VIRTUES": HARD VS. SOFT -- THE UNEASY PEACE BETWEEN PRUDENCE ANDWISDOM -- 4. Alfarabi on Jihâd -- FROM ÎMÂN VS. KUFR TO ISLÂM VS. HÓ ARB -- ALFARABI'S APHORISMS ON JIHÂD -- Aphorisms 67 and 79 -- Aphorisms 11-16 -- Aphorisms 68-76 -- ALFARABI'S ATTAINMENT OF HAPPINESS ON JIHÂD -- CHALLENGES TO COMPELLING GOOD CHARACTER -- 5. The Multiplicity Argument -- THE INCREASING TENDENCY TOWARD CONQUEST AND DOMINATION -- THE TASK OF DELIBERATION:SHAPING A MULTIPLICITY OF CHARACTERS -- THE TASK OF THEORETICAL VIRTUE: SHAPING A MULTIPLICITY OF OPINIONS -- RELIGION AS AN IMITATION OF PHILOSOPHY -- 6. The Limits of Knowledge and the Problem of Realization -- KNOWLEDGE AND EXPLOITATION -- Attainment of Happiness -- The Philosophy of Aristotle: The Limits of Our Knowledge of Final Causes -- CERTAINTY AND THE KNOWLEDGE OF UNIVERSALS AND PARTICULARS -- THE LIMITS OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE INHERENT MULTIPLICITY OF RELIGION -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Author/Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z -- Index of Passages from Alfawarabi's Attainment of Happiness.

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