Download PDF by Samer Akkach: Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi: Islam and the Enlightenment

By Samer Akkach

In this targeted examine a key determine within the Islamic enlightenment, Samer Akkach examines the lifestyles and works of ‘Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641-1731) of Damascus: a latest of many significant thinkers, scientists, poets, and philosophers of the ecu Enlightenment. frequently characterised completely as a Sufi saint, his idea and teachings have been of a much broader remit. via a clean interpreting of his unpublished biographical resources and massive physique of quite often unpublished works, Akkach examines early expressions of rationalism between Arab and Turkish students, and argues that ‘Abd al-Ghani helped bring in the start of modernity within the Arab world.

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