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A History of Medieval Political Thought: 300-1450

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As, God can be known only through revelation, but as Elohim, the ruler and guide of the universe, He can be discovered also through philosophic speculation (4:1–3). Here is a great way to gain the background in philosophy which you have wanted but never had the time to get. The Arab accounts of Greek philosophy abound in such apocryphal literature, whose exact origin is sometimes difficult to ascertain. These philosophers find a parallel between this value of mystical experience and the value of sense experience in revealing physical reality.

Pages: 280

Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (November 16, 2005)

ISBN: 0415394155

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