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The World of Image in Islamic Philosophy

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The World of Image in Islamic Philosophy

L. W. C. van Lit

This book traces the notion of a world of image from its conception until today. This notion is one of the most original innovations in medieval Islamic philosophy, and is unique compared to other parts of the history of philosophy. The notion originated out of discussions on the fate of human beings after death; would this be spiritual only or physical as well? The world of image suggest... Read more


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