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Maqasid al-falasifah (Aims of the Philosophers) {مقاصد الفلاسفة} by Imam Ghazali

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Maqasid al-falasifah (Aims of the Philosophers) {مقاصد الفلاسفة}

By Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (450-505 AH)

Full title: Maqasid al-falasifah : fi al-mantiq wa-al-hikmah al-ilahiyah wa-al-hikmah al-tabi‘iyah

Arabic

  • Best Available edition: (Misr: al-Matba‘ah al-Mahmudiyah al-Tijariyah bi-al-Azhar, [Cairo]1936.) Muhyi al-Din Sabri al-Kurdi Arabic Edition. (PDF).
  • M. Bejou has published (Damascus: 2000) the above edition in which he corrected printing errors (misplaced pages) with new typesetting, illustrations and explanatory notes. (Arabic PDF)
  • Aims of the Philosophers (Arabic E-text) with introduction and commentary by S. Dunya (PDF) Dar al-ma‘arif (Cairo, 1965). With an introduction and annotation, textual variation is embedded in the text within brackets.

English

  • Partial English Translation from A Hebrew translation: THE LOGICAL PART OF AL-GHAZALI'S MAQASID AL-FALASIFA, IN AN ANONYMOUS HEBREW TRANSLATION WITH THE HEBREW COMMENTARY OF MOSES OF NARBONNE, EDITED AND TRANSLATED WITH NOTES AND AN INTRODUCTION AND TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH. CHERTOFF, GERSHON BARUCH, PHD. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, 1952. 408 pp. (0004166) (PDF)

Latin

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