Your best source for an inspiring & informing 1-stop shopping site showroom. Let us serve you.
The Incoherence of the Philosophers : English translation of Imam Ghazali's Tahafut al-Falasifa (Brigham Young University's Islamic Translation Series)
Place your ORDER Toll Free
Thank You for shopping with us. We appreciate your business, patronage, and look forward to serve you.
Author: Imam al Ghazali; Michael E. Marmura (translator)
Publisher: Brigham Young University Press (June 2000)
Pages: 580 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
Although Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali lived a short life (1058-1111), he established himself as one of the most important thinkers in the history of Islam. The Incoherence of the Philosophers, written after more than a decade of travel and ascetic contemplation, contends that while such Muslim philosophers as Avicenna boasted of unassailable arguments on matters of theology and metaphysics, they could not deliver on their claims; moreover, many of their assertions represented disguised heresy and unbelief. Despite its attempted refutation by the twelfth-century philosopher Ibn Rushd, al-Ghazali's work remains widely read and influential.