Islamic Philosophy Resources

Islamic Philosophy Resources

General and introductory texts:

Current research and events:

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  • Graeco-Arabic Rationalism in Islamic Traditionalism: The Post-Classical Period (ca. 1200-1900) (link)
  • Aspects of al-Ghazali’s Influence on Modern and Contemporary Islam, A Workshop at Yale University, December 9–10, 2011 – (link)


  • New Series: Prof. Yahya Michot, Ibn Taymiyya “Spiritual Texts” in French. Announcement. First installment.
  • Prof. Richard Taylor, Study of the Influence of Philosophers of the Arabic / Islamic Tradition and their Influence on Thomas Aquinas (link).

Past events: 

  • Prof. Michael Marmura passed away (September 17, 2009).
  • In the Age of Averroes: Arabic Thought at the End of the Classical Period. An international conference to be held at the Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, February 14-16, 2008. Announcement
  • “The Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Heritage: Philosophical and Theological Explorations in the Abrahamic Traditions” February 28 – March 2, 2007 (Conference website).

Ongoing events: 

New publications: 

  • The Journal of Islamic Philosophy, volume 6 is now available.
  • The Story of Islamic Philosophy: Ibn Ṭufayl, Ibn al-ʿArabī, and others on the Limit between Naturalism adn Traditionalism. Salman H. Bashier. Albany, NY: SUNY, 2011.
  • Reason Unbound: On Spiritual Practice in Islamic Peripatetic Philosophy. Mohammad Azadpur. Albany, NY: SUNY, 2011.
  • Avicenna’s Physics of the Healing. Trans. Jon McGinnis. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 2010. 2 Volumes
  • Avicenna, Jon McGinnis, New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, ISBN: 9780195331486.
  • Mulla Sadra and Metaphysics: Modulation of being, Sajjad H. Rizvi, London: Routledge, 2009, ISBN: 9780415490733.
  • Avicenna and His Legacy, Y. Tzvi Langermann, Turnhout: Berpols, 2009, ISBN: 9782503527536.
  • The Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology. Ed. Timothy Winter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008, ISBN: 9780521785495.
  • Sufism and Theology. Ed. Ayman Shihadeh. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780748626052.
  • The Essential Ideas of Islamic Philosophy: A Brief Survey. Mashhad al-Allaf. Mellen Press, 2006. ISBN: 0-7734-5848-4, HC, 345 pp.
  • Probing in Islamic Philosophy, Studies in the Philosophies of Ibn Sina, al-Ghazali and Other Major Muslim Thinkers. Michael E. Marmura. Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, 2005. ISBN: 1586842544.
  • The Teleological Ethics of Fakhr al-Din al-Razi. Ayman Shihadeh. Leiden: Brill, 2006. ISBN: 9004149910.
  • Al-Kindi. P. Adamson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN: 0195181433.
  • Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy. Ed. Oliver Leaman. London: Thoemmes Continuum, 2006. ISBN: 1843711486.
  • God and Humans in Islamic Thought: ‘Abd al-Jabbar, Ibn Sina and al-Ghazali. Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth. London: Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 0415400287.
  • Islamic Philosophy from its Origin to the Present. S. H. Nasr. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006.
  • Avicenna’s Metaphysics of the Healing. Trans. M. Marmura. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 2005. ISBN: 0934893772.
  • Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism in Medieval Islam: Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam. Richard M. Frank. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Variorum, 2005. ISBN: 0860789772.
  • The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Ed. Peter Adamson and Richard C. Taylor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN 0 521 52069 X.
  • Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy). Ed. Muhammad Ali Khalidi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 0521529638. 236 pages.
  • An Introduction to Islamic Philosophy. (in Italian), Massimo Campanini. Trans. Caroline Higgitt. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780748626083.
  • Ibn Taymiyya. Fetwa de Mardin (See pdf for Table des matières). Un ouvrage de XII & 176p. (13X19) ISBN: 2841612554 (12€) La Librairie de l’Orient (El-Bouraq éditions). 2005. (French)
  • Ibn Taymiyya. Un Dieu Hésitant? (See pdf for Table des matières). Un ouvrage de VI & 37p. (14X21) ISBN: 2841612554 (4€) La Librairie de l’Orient (El-Bouraq éditions). 2005 (French)
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New Dissertations: 

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  • Brown, Keven. Time, Perpetuity, and Eternity: Mir Damad’s Theory of Perpetual Creation and the Trifold Division of Existence: An Analysis of Kitab al-Qabasat: The Book of Blazing Brands. (UCLA 2006). (link)

New Online: 

  • A list of books that are available online in PDF format.
  • al-Moqabast of Abu Hayan al-Tawhidi. Ed. H. Sanduby. Kuwait. 2nd imp. 1992 (pdf).
  • Sharh al-usul al-khamsa. Qadi Abd al-Jabar. Ed. A. K. Othman. Cairo. 3rd imp. 1996 (pdf).
  • The Foundation: and its library: A great resource on all things relating to Islamic manuscripts.

The Philosophers:

Those who shaped Islamic Philosophy into something quite unique. (In chronological order)

Featured articles:

Book Reviews:

  • Michel Chodkiewicz, An Ocean without Shore: Ibn Arabi, the Book and the Law. Trans. David Streight. Cambridge: Islamic Texts Society, 1993. 184 pp. Reviewed by M. Rustom. PDF.
  • Paul Walker. Hamid al-Din al-Kirmani : Ismaili Thought in the Age of al-Hakim. I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies. London, 1999. Hbk, xi-xiv + 168 pp. Reviewed by M. Rustom. PDF.


This is a listing of courses offered by Universities and educational institutes NOT affiliated in anyway with Islamic Philosophy online. Our listing here is not an endorsement by an acknowledgement:


  • Toronto Arabic Philosophy Reading Circle. (click here)



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