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Al-Suhrawardi, Abu’l Najib (c. 490–563/c. 1097–1168)

Oliver Leaman

Oliver Leaman is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, USA. He is the author and editor of books on Islamic philosophy and philosophy in general. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Abu’l Najib ‘Abd al-Qahir ibn ‘Abd Allah al-Bakri al-Suhrawardi was born in Suhraward, and moved early on to Baghdad to continue his education.247khirka from his uncle ‘Umar ibn Muhammad (d. 532/1137–8), who was himself an important figure...

Research Resources in Existentialism

The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The following is a list of journals, societies and websites that will be helpful in researching existentialism. Some online resources are listed, but in addition many of the societies have affiliated websites with useful links to other...
...al-Jilani, ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Harawi, ‘Abdullah Ansari Born in Naif in the Persian province of Gilan, south of the Caspian Sea, in 470/1077, ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani was the eponymous founder of one of the earliest Sufi tariqat (from tariqa...
...The famous Ottoman biographer and scholar Abu’l-Khayr Isam al-Din Ahmad b. Mustafa b. Khalil, known commonly as Taşköprüzade, was born in Bursa, Turkey. He belongs to the famous Taşköprü family of teachers and historians hailing from...

Al-Razi, Fakhr al-Din (543–606/1149–1209)

Oliver Leaman

Oliver Leaman is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, USA. He is the author and editor of books on Islamic philosophy and philosophy in general. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad ibn ‘Umar ibn al-Husayn, more often known as Fakhr al-Din al-Razi, was born at Rayy in Iran. His early education was carried out by his father who was an educated man and brought up his son within the Shafi‘i...
...Yanyalı Esat b. Ali b. Osman Efendi was born in the Epirus region of northwestern Greece. He received his early education in Yanya and Istanbul. He learned Arabic, Persian, French, Greek, and Latin. He was appointed a professor at the Eyüp...
...Abu Ya‘qub Ishaq ibn Ahmad Sijistani was by some accounts the leading philosopher Nasir i-Khusraw ibn Sina al-Farabi of the early period of Isma‘ili intellectual thought in Persia.241Jami‘ al-tawarikh. He has been referred to by a variety...

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Bryan A. Smyth

Bryan Smyth has been Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis since 2008, prior to which he held a visiting appointment at Mount Allison University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Merleau-Ponty's Existential Phenomenology and the Realization of Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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“An Unpublished Text by Maurice Merleau-Ponty: A Prospectus of His Work” (1952) [PrP]

Donald A. Landes

Donald A. Landes is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Written by Merleau-Ponty at the time of his nomination to the Collège de France, this amounts to a summary of his accomplishments and a prospectus of his future research. In addition to explicitly relating The Structure of Behavior...

“For the Sake of Truth” (1945) [SNS]

Donald A. Landes

Donald A. Landes is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...This essay is an extended analysis of the two main left-wing political parties in France, primarily after 1936. Refusing to take sides, Merleau-Ponty insists on a return to an underlying Marxist humanism. From within the movement of lived...