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(EN) (PDF) - Dictionary of Islamic Philosophical Terms | Institute of Islamic Culture

(EN) (PDF) - Dictionary of Islamic Philosophical Terms | Institute of Islamic Culture | Glossarissimo! | Scoop.it

"This dictionary is an aid to the readers of Muslim philosophical works many of which are in Arabic. It includes most of the terminology that was developed by Muslim philosophers in their works and the terms that they borrowed -and sometimes translated- from the Greek philosophical works. Also included are concepts that are Islamic but of a philosophical nature and were used by Muslim philosophers. Pure Arabic or strictly Fiqhi (including Islamic concepts) and Sufi terminology are not included in this dictionary. Also if you are looking for Arabic Names - male or female- this is not the place for it. The dictionary also includes the Arabized names of the philosophers and scientist of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Origin -namely those that worked with Greek works of science, mathematics and philosophy. At times it only includes the names of the non-Muslim scholars and little else, as very little is known about them. Also the Greek schools of thoughts are included and briefly defined. There are philosophers and ideas that were erroneously attributed by the philosophers who worked in Arabic -Muslim and non-Muslim- and that is ..."

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