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  • Philosophy in the Islamic World: A Very Short Introduction by Peter Adamson
    Philosophy in the Islamic World: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Adamson sheds light on the philosophical ideas that emerged in the Islamic world. From the beginnings of the tradition to the twenty first century, he traces the history of philosophy among those living in Islamic lands, highlighting its key themes and ongoing relevance to contemporary concerns.

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  • Philosophy in the Islamic World by Peter Adamson
    Philosophy in the Islamic World (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    Peter Adamson presents the first full history of philosophy in the Islamic world for a broad readership. He traces its development from early Islam to the 20th century, from Spain to Persia. He introduces Jewish and Christian thinkers as well as Muslim; theology, mysticism, and the history of science all feature here in this rich and lively story.

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  • Philosophy in the Islamic World by Peter Adamson
    Philosophy in the Islamic World (English, Hardback) Peter Adamson

    Peter Adamson presents the first full history of philosophy in the Islamic world for a broad readership. He traces its development from early Islam to the 20th century, from Spain to Persia. He introduces Jewish and Christian thinkers as well as Muslim; theology, mysticism, and the history of science all feature here in this rich and lively story.

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  • Classical Philosophy by Peter Adamson
    Classical Philosophy (English, Hardback) Peter Adamson

    In 43 lively chapters Peter Adamson tells the story of philosophy from its beginnings to Plato and Aristotle. Most histories jump from one famous name to another, but Adamson shows that the people and ideas in between, usually overlooked, are fascinating and significant. Based on his popular podcasts, this is serious history with a light touch.

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  • Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds by Peter Adamson
    Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds (English, Hardback) Peter Adamson

    Peter Adamson offers an accessible, humorous tour through a period of eight hundred years when some of the most influential of all schools of thought were formed. He introduces us to Cynics and Skeptics, Epicureans and Stoics, emperors and slaves, and traces the development of early Christian philosophy and of ancient science.

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  • Classical Philosophy by Peter Adamson
    Classical Philosophy (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    In 43 lively chapters Peter Adamson tells the story of philosophy from its beginnings to Plato and Aristotle. Most histories jump from one famous name to another, but Adamson shows that the people and ideas in between, usually overlooked, are fascinating and significant. Based on his popular podcasts, this is serious history with a light touch.

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  • Interpreting Avicenna by Peter Adamson
    Interpreting Avicenna (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    This volume examines the philosophy of Avicenna, the greatest philosopher of the Islamic world. Leading scholars deal with his ideas in areas ranging from medicine to theology and his impact on the Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions. The book is of interest to graduate students of Arabic and medieval philosophy.

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  • Interpreting Avicenna by Peter Adamson
    Interpreting Avicenna (English, Hardback) Peter Adamson

    This volume examines the philosophy of Avicenna, the greatest philosopher of the Islamic world. Leading scholars deal with his ideas in areas ranging from medicine to theology and his impact on the Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions. The book is of interest to graduate students of Arabic and medieval philosophy.

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  • Cambridge Companions to Philosophy: The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy by Peter Adamson
    Cambridge Companions to Philosophy: The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    This collection of essays provides an accessible introduction to Arabic philosophy. It includes chapters on individual thinkers or groups; on areas of philosophical inquiry across the tradition, such as ethics and metaphysics; on later Islamic thought; and on the connections between Arabic philosophy and Greek, Jewish, and Latin philosophy.

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  • Al-Kindi by Peter Adamson
    Al-Kindi (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    Part of the "Great Medieval Thinkers" series, this book focuses on an Islamic philosopher. It offers an introduction to the thought of the philosopher, Al-Kindi (died roughly 870 AD). It surveys what is known of Al-Kindi's life, examines his thought on a range of topics, and considers the relationship of Al-Kindi's work to his Greek sources.

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  • Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds by Peter Adamson
    Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    Peter Adamson offers an accessible, humorous tour through a period of eight hundred years when some of the most influential of all schools of thought were formed. He introduces us to Cynics and Skeptics, Epicureans and Stoics, emperors and slaves, and traces the development of early Christian philosophy and of ancient science.

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  • Interpreting Averroes by Peter Adamson
    Interpreting Averroes (English, Hardback) Peter Adamson

    Brings together world-leading scholars on Averroes, most famous as a commentator on Aristotle but also a major figure in Islamic law. Engages with all aspects of his philosophy from multiple perspectives and treats him in the context of twelfth-century Islamic Spain as well as of Christian and Jewish philosophical traditions.

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  • Animals by Peter Adamson
    Animals (English, Paperback) Peter Adamson

    This volume traces the history of animals in philosophy, from antiquity down to contemporary times. Negative attitudes towards animals, as found in Aristotle and Descartes, turn out to be more nuanced than usually supposed, while remarkable discussions of animal welfare appear in late antiquity, India, the Islamic world, and Kant.

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  • Animals by Peter Adamson
    Animals (English, Hardback) Peter Adamson

    This volume traces the history of animals in philosophy, from antiquity down to contemporary times. Negative attitudes towards animals, as found in Aristotle and Descartes, turn out to be more nuanced than usually supposed, while remarkable discussions of animal welfare appear in late antiquity, India, the Islamic world, and Kant.

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  • The Philosophical Works of al-Kindi by Peter Adamson
    The Philosophical Works of al-Kindi (English, Hardback) Peter Adamson

    This volume renders into English the philosophical writings of the first philosopher of Islam: al-Kindi, known as the "Philosopher of the Arabs." One of the greatest figures of medieval philosophy, al-Kindi initiated the process of integrating Greek philosophical ideas into Islamic culture. He was deeply involved in the translation of Greek philosophy and science into Arabic, and wrote on a wide...

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  • Medieval Philosophy by Peter Adamson
    Medieval Philosophy (Hardback) Peter Adamson

    Adamsom offers a lively and accessible tour through 600 years of intellectual history, offering a feast of new ideas in every area of philosophy. He introduces us to some of the greatest thinkers of the Western tradition including Abelard, Anselm, Aquinas, Hildegard of Bingen, and Julian of Norwich.

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  • The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson
    The Kennedy Moment (English, CD-Audio) Peter Adamson

    Moving between Oxford, New York, Washington, Geneva and Burkina Faso, The Kennedy Moment is story of ordinary people from different countries drawn into a global conspiracy....

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