Kātib Çelebi defends cigarettes and coffee and Khojozāda wins a prize for evaluating the Incoherence of the Philosophers, along with several other philosophical and religious debates in the Ottoman empire.
Welcome to the 'History of Philosophy without any gaps' podcast...
Ideas spread to Mughal India from Iran, and prince Dārā Shikūh seeks to unite the wisdom of the Upanishads with the Koran.
Sajjad Rizvi talks to Peter about Mullā Ṣadrā's views on eternity, God's knowledge and the afterlife.
Mullā Ṣadrā proposes that all things are like sharks: in constant motion.
Mullā Ṣadrā, the greatest thinker of early modern Iran, unveils a radical new understanding of existence.
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.