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Courses - Fall 2020
JWST
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JWST429B
Classical Arabic Philosophy by Muslims and Jews
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with: PHIL428B.
Credit only granted for: PHIL428B or JWST429B.
An introduction to classical Arabic philosophy from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries of the Christian era. But unlike most courses on this topic, we shall not be reading philosophy solely by Muslims but also by Jews (and maybe Christians). In a sense, the course is best described by the title of the book by Dimitri Gutas, "Greek Thought, Arabic Culture".
Cross-listed with PHIL428B. Credit only granted for PHIL428B or JWST429B.