What follows is from a draft abstract by Professors Idris Samawi Hamid and Abbas Mirakhor. See also this link: Academia.edu: Drafts: Abstract: Logical foundations of Islamic Economics This abstract, and the paper to follow – inshāAllāh – draw upon a current book project: Idris Samawi Hamid and Abbas Mirakhor (forthcoming), The Logical Foundations...Read More
Major Arcs in the Philosophy of Shaykh Aḥmad III: Dialectical Metaphysics and the Project of Illuminationism.
It has been some time since posting our most recent installment, on objective logic and dialectics, in this seven-part series on the life, legacy, and philosophy of Shaykh Aḥmad Ibn Zayniddīn al-Aḥsāʾī. Things for this writer have been incredibly busy and it has taken much longer than expected to return to this. A number of readers also posted...Read More
Following up upon our Preliminary Considerations, we have now reached the longest and most advanced installment in this series on the life, legacy, and philosophy of Shaykh Aḥmad Ibn Zayniddīn al-Aḥsāʾī. Contents of the seven parts of this series: Life, Travels, Character and Charisma Works: Opera Majora and Minora Legacy and Influence I:...Read More
In our previous installment we completed our survey of the life, works, and influence of Shaykh Aḥmad Ibn Zayniddīn al-Aḥsāʾī. We are now at the halfway point. The second half of our survey, consisting of the final three installments in this series, will focus on the philosophical foundations of the cosmology of the Shaykh. Contents of the seven...Read More