By Majid Fakhry

The 1st accomplished survey of Islamic philosophy from the 7th century to the current, this vintage discusses Islamic idea and its impact at the cultural elements of Muslim existence. Fakhry indicates how Islamic philosophy has from the earliest instances a particular line of improvement, which supplies it the harmony and continuity which are the marks of the nice highbrow pursuits of heritage.

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N. 59 Al-Fihrist, p. 425; Ibn Abi U$aybi'ah, 'Uyun, I, 245; al-Qif\:I, Tankh, p. 2636o Al-Qifti, Tankh, pp. 38-39, 40. 61 Al-Fihrist, p. 368. 62 The Arabic version of Analytica Priora is probably the work of Theodorus Abo Qurra (d. 82o), disciple of St. John of Damascus and Bishop of I:Iarran (al-Qifti, Tankh, p. 36, al-Fihrist, p. 362, and Walzer and Kraus, Galeni, p. 99). 63 Cf. al-Qifti, Tankh, pp. 278, 323, and al-Fihrist, p. 382. 16 THE LEGACY OF GREECE, ALEXANDRIA, AND THE ORIENT His disciple, the Jacobite Yabia b.

385). 26 THE LEGACY OF GREECE, ALEXANDRIA, AND THE ORIENT whether intelligible or sensible, in a purely intellectual and instantaneous fashion. Perhaps the knottiest problem in the metaphysical doctrine of emanation that we shall find at the very center of Arab philosophical thought is the problem of plurality, or the emanation of the many from the One.

53 (Henry, pp. ). , Aristotle and his school; see De Anima II, p. 412b5. 100 BadawT, Plotinus apud Arabes, p. 55 (Henry, pp. ). 101 BadawT, Plotinus apud Arabes, p. 63 (Henry, p. 385). 26 THE LEGACY OF GREECE, ALEXANDRIA, AND THE ORIENT whether intelligible or sensible, in a purely intellectual and instantaneous fashion. Perhaps the knottiest problem in the metaphysical doctrine of emanation that we shall find at the very center of Arab philosophical thought is the problem of plurality, or the emanation of the many from the One.

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