Academic Catalog 2022–2023

jump to navigation


PHL328 Arab and Islamic Philosophy

[3–0, 3 cr.]

A look at key Arab and Islamic figures, past and present, such as al-Kindi, al-Farabi, Ibn Sina, al-Ghazzali, Ibn Rushd, and Mulla Sadra; and René Habachi, Charles Malik, Muhammad Abed al-Jabiri, Hassan Hanafi, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Muhammad Arkoun, and Abdelkarim Surush. These works will be discussed in relation to how broad philosophical themes have been treated, including ques­tions of metaphysical, moral, epistemological, political, and religious interest.