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Open to Reason: Muslim Philosophers in Conversation with the Western Tradition

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Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Jonathan Adjemian (tr.)

Ppaerback, 136 pages



In this work, Souleymane Bachir Diagne traces Muslims’ intellectual and spiritual history of examining and questioning beliefs and arguments to show how Islamic philosophy has always engaged critically with texts and ideas both inside and outside its tradition. Through a rich reading of classical and modern Muslim philosophers, Diagne explains the long history of philosophy in the Islamic world and its relevance to crucial issues of our own time.




1. And How to Not Philosophise?

2. How a Language Becomes Philosophical

3. What Does It Mean for a Philosophy to Be Islamic?

4. Against Philosophy?

5. A Lesson in Ecological Philosophy

6. The Obligation to Philosophize

7. The Need for Philosophy

8. The Philosophy of Reform?

9. The Philosophy of Movement

10. Pluralism