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Review: Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings

Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings by Muhammad Ali Khalidi

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Just as one must protect unskilled swimmers from perilous shores, people must be shielded from reading philosophical books.

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An Interesting Article on the Legacy and History of Christian - Muslim Relationships. 1500- Present.

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George Town – Berkley Centre for Religion, Peace and World Affairs

As a young child growing up in Pakistan, a country that is an Islamic Republic and heavily influenced by British Indian history, most of my years were spent in a Catholic High School.  289 more words


The Cartesian ghost in the machine: The origins of the mind-body problem

“I think therefore I am”, arguably the most famous words in the history of philosophy. They were uttered by Rene Descartes as he set out to provide an unshakable foundation for the certainty of our knowledge. 3,379 more words


Anselm at the point of mystery

I realise I’m a week late for Trinity Sunday, but I read this in St Anselm’s Monologion last night, and I thought I’d share it here. 206 more words


The Unchangeable God and His Changeable Creation, by Cameron Daly

One point of St. Augustine’s I’d like to highlight is the changeability of all creatures—that is, of all things created by God—spiritual and corporeal alike. 1 It’s interesting and relevant for me in particular as it ties in with something I was discussing with my mom recently: the seeming eternal unchangeability of heaven and of people after they’ve died. 522 more words


Book Review #2: Saint Thomas Aquinas

  1. McInerny, Ralph, ed. 1998. Thomas Aquinas: Selected Writings. New York: Penguin Classics.
  2. Pegis, Anton C., ed. 1948. Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas. New York: Random House.
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Philosophy Forum 12/01/2017 -Avicenna's Theory of Supposition: Allan Back

Dear All

next week the forum will use this paper to pursue the notion of Avicenna’s ‘triplex status naturae’ as raised in the paper on haecceity. 11 more words

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