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The Wisdom of the Mystic East Suhrawardi and Platonic Orientalism (Suny Series in Islam) by John Walbridge

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oriental & Indian philosophy,
  • Suhrawardåi, Yaòhyâa ibn òHabash,,
  • Mysticism,
  • Islamic Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Suhrawardi, Yahya ibn Haba,
  • Religion,
  • Eastern,
  • Greek influences,
  • 1152 or 3-1191,
  • Ishraqiyah,
  • Ishråaqåiyah,
  • Philosophy, Islamic

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7802564M
ISBN 100791450511
ISBN 109780791450512

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In this book, John Walbridge uses Suhrawardi as a vehicle to explore the tendency of Platonic philosophers to romanticize oriental wisdom. The work presents Suhrawardi and defines the problem of Platonic orientalism, both in general and in relation to Suhrawardi.   In this book, John Walbridge uses Suhrawardi as a vehicle to explore the tendency of Platonic philosophers to romanticize oriental wisdom. The work presents Suhrawardi and defines the problem of Platonic orientalism, both in general and in relation to : John Walbridge. John Walbridge, The Wisdom of the Mystic East: Suhrawardi and Platonic Orientalism. Albany: State University of New York Press, , Pp. ISBN X. WISDOM OF THE EAST (JOHN MURRAY) Series Note: The Wisdom of the East series comprised booklets. Most of these were "translations of classic Eastern works, often edited and introduced by leading scholars and specialists of the day" [Source: John Murray Archive, National Library of Scotland] "The series and its purpose: This Series has a definite object.

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