Arabic Thought and Its Place in History

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ARABIC THOUGHT AND ITS PLACE

IN HISTORY




BY

DE LACY O’LEARY, D.D.

Lecturer in Aramaic and Syriac, Bristol University




London:

KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH, TRUBNER & CO., LTD.

NEW YORK: E. P. DUTTON & CO.

1922

CONTENTS
CHAP.   PAGE
Foreword v
I The Syriac Version of Hellenism 1
II The Arab Period 56
III The Coming of the ‘Abbasids 89
IV The Translators 105
V The Mu‘tazilites 123
VI The Eastern Philosophers 135
VII Sufism 181
VIII Orthodox Scholasticism 208
IX The Western Philosophy 226
X The Jewish Transmittors 261
XI Influence of the Arabic Philosophers on Latin Scholasticism 275
Concluding Paragraph 295
Chronological Table 296


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