Essays in Islamic Philology, History, and Philosophy : A Festschrift in Celebration and Honor of Professor Ahmad Mahdavi Damghani's 90th Birthday.Series: Studies in the History and Culture of the Middle East SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (476 pages)Content type:
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- PK6208.M35 -- .E88 2016eb
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Tabula Gratulatoria -- Selected Bibliography of Professor Ahmad Mahdavi Damghani -- Part I: Classical Persian Literature and Philology -- Moving toward the Modern: The Nationalist Imagery of Malik al‑Shu'arā Bahār -- Old Iranian Motifs in Vīs o Rāmīn -- Astronomical Poems from the "Four Corners" of Persia (c. 1000-1500 CE) -- Part II: Classical Arabic Literature and Philology -- Moving from Persian to Arabic -- The Iconic Sībawayh -- Naming Shuʿūbīs -- Part III: Islamic Theology, Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Philosophy -- Prioritizing Metaphysics over Epistemology: Divine Justice ('Adl) and Human Reason ('Aql) in al-Shaykh al-Mufīd's Theology -- Returning to God through His Names: Cosmology and Dhikr in a Fourteenth-Century Sufi Treatise -- Friendship in Islamic Ethical Philosophy -- The Poetic Syllogism: Foray into an Inductive Research Proposal -- The Scattered and the Gathered: Abū Ḥayyān al-Tawḥīdī's Infrequently Asked Questions -- 'Aql (Reason) in Modern Shiite Thought: The Example of Muḥammad Jawād Maghniyya (1904-79) -- Ṭūsī Did Not "Opt Out": Shiite Jurisprudence and the Solidification of the Stoning Punishment in the Islamic Legal Tradition -- ʿAlī's Contemplations on this World and the Hereafter in the Context of His Life and Times -- Part IV: Islamic History and Historiography -- Al-ʿAṭṭāf b. Sufyān and Abbasid Imperialism -- An Early Arabic Conversion Story: The Case of al-Faḍl b. Sahl -- A Translation of the Prolegomena to Żiyāʾ al-Dīn Baranī's Tārīkh-i Fīrūzshāhī -- Index of Names -- Index of Geographical Places.
Studies in the History and Culture of the Middle East are published as supplement to Der Islam which was founded in 1910 by Carl Heinrich Becker, an early practitioner of the modern study of Islam. The mission of the series is the study of past societies of the Middle East, their belief systems, and their underlying social and economic relations--in their aim to cover the entire spectrum of the historically oriented humanities and social sciences.
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