Inspired Knowledge in Islamic Thought: Al-Ghazālī's Theory of Mystical Cognition and Its Avicennian Foundation. Culture and Civilization in the Middle East, by Alexander Treiger

Binyamin Abrahamov

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Abstract

Al-Ghazali (d. 1111 CE), one of Islam's most famous and influential scholars, was well versed in Islamic law, theology, mysticism, and philosophy. Modern scholars have much debated the part each of these fields played in his writings, especially the role of philosophy in his teachings …
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)817-819
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Middle East Studies
Volume44
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Review of Inspired Knowledge in Islamic Thought: Al-Ghazālī’s Theory of Mystical Cognition and Its Avicennian Foundation. Culture and Civilization in the Middle East, (New York: Routledge, 2012). Pp. 194. by A. Treiger.

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