Mullā Ṣadrā, the greatest thinker of early modern Iran, unveils a radical new understanding of existence.
Welcome to the 'History of Philosophy without any gaps' podcast...
Philosophy in Safavid Iran, and a look back at earlier philosophy among Shiites.
Robert Wisnovsky joins Peter to discuss the enormous body of unstudied philosophical commentaries in the later Eastern Islamic world.
Ill-tempered debates in early modern Iran, as we examine the rivalry between Dawānī and the Dashtakīs at Shīrāz.
Philosophy and science survive and even thrive through the coming of the Mongols.
The controversial jurist Ibn Taymiyya sets forth an originalist theory of law and a searching criticism of the philosophers’ logic.
Logicians ply their trade across a millenium of Islamic history, considering such issues as the status of logic itself and the Liar Paradox.
Peter is joined by Mohammed Rustom in a discussion about Sufi authors including Ibn 'Arabī, al-Qūnawī, and Rūmī.