Ibn 'Arabi and Modern Thought : The History of Taking Metaphysics Seriously.Publisher: Oxford : Anqa Publishing, 2002Copyright date: ©2002Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- B753.I24 -- C58 2002eb
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Cover -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1 The orientation of this study -- Introduction -- Ibn 'Arabi's picture of reality -- The question about questions: knowledge and its essential direction -- Metaphysics, historically positioned discourses and human aspiration -- Degrees of knowledge: the principle of immanencing -- Ibn 'Arabi and modern thought: a recon¥gured topography -- Notes -- 2 Ibn 'Arabi: philosophy and reason -- Ibn 'Arabi, Averroës and philosophy as demonstrative science -- Philosophy, reason and metaphysics -- Reason and essential contestability -- Reason and commitment -- Scienti¥c philosophy -- Philosophy of the subject -- Wahdat al-wujud, wisdom and reason -- Notes -- 3 Ibn 'Arabi and the era -- The metaphysics of the era: creation and change -- Social science and the emergence of the modern era -- The reorientation of the self: science, technology and industrialization -- Modernity, postmodernity and relativism -- Notes -- 4 Ibn 'Arabi and the self -- The metaphysics of self-knowledge -- Modern psychology and the self -- The treatment of the self in modern scienti¥c psychology -- The relative invisibility of the self under the searchlight of experimentalism -- Self and experience beyond the experimentalist paradigm -- The turn towards a discursive-critical perspective -- Further comments on the treatment of subjectivity and self in psychology and computational models of mind -- Wider perspectives on the mind and self in the early history of psychology: the case of Wundt and James -- Psychology, post-empiricist views of science and the self -- The self as sui generis -- Psychology and essential contestability -- Psychology, therapy and the self -- Feminism and the self -- Postscript -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Name index -- Subject index -- Back Cover.
These penetrating metaphysical and spiritual teachings cross the divides of culture and time, providing unexpectedly modern insight.
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