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Seek Knowledge : Thought and Travel in the House of Islam - Ian Richard Netton

Seek Knowledge

Thought and Travel in the House of Islam

Hardcover Published: 26th October 1995
ISBN: 9780700703395
Number Of Pages: 176

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Explores various facets of the Islamic search for knowledge, with essays on aspects of Thought or Travel.

Preface and Acknowledgements
The Mysteries of Islamp. 3
Foreign Influences and Recurring Isma'ili Motifs in the Rasa'il of the Brethren of Purityp. 27
The Neoplatonic Substrate of Suhrawardi's Philosophy of Illumination: Falsafa as Tasawwufp. 43
Theophany as Paradox: Ibn al-'Arabi's Account of al-Khadir in His Fusus al-Hikamp. 59
The Breath of Felicity: Adab, Ahwal, Maqamat and Abu Najib al-Suhrawardip. 71
Ibn Jubayr: Penitent Pilgrim and Observant Travellerp. 95
Myth, Miracle and Magic in the Rihla of Ibn Battutap. 103
Arabia and the Pilgrim Paradigm of Ibn Battuta: A Braudelian Approachp. 113
Basic Structures and Signs of Alienation in the Rihla of Ibn Jubayrp. 127
Tourist Adab and Cairene Architecture: The Mediaeval Paradigm of Ibn Jubayr and Ibn Battutap. 145
Indexp. 154
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ISBN: 9780700703395
ISBN-10: 070070339X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 26th October 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1

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