173 - For the Sake of Argument: Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī
The hugely influential Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī weaves Avicenna and Islamic theology into complex dialectical treatments of time, God, the soul, and ethics.
• B. Abrahamov, “Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī on God’s Knowledge of Particulars,” Oriens 33 (1992), 133-55.
• P. Adamson, “Avicenna and his Commentators on Self-Intellective Substances,” in D.N. Hasse and A. Bertolacci (eds), The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna’s Metaphysics (Berlin: 2011), 97-122.
• P. Adamson, “Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī on Place,” Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 27 (2017), 205-36.
• P. Adamson, “Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī on the Existence of Time,” forthcoming.
• F. Griffel, “On Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s Life and the Patronage He Received,” Journal of Islamic Studies 18 (2007), 313–44.
• F. Kholeif, A Study on Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī and his Controversies in Transoxiana (Beirut: 1966).
• M.E. Marmura, “Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s Critique of an Avicennan Tanbīh,” in B. Mojsisch and O. Pluta (eds), Historia Philosophiae Medii Aevi: Studien zur Geschichte der Philosophie des Mittelalters, vol.2 (Amsterdam: 1991), 627-41.
• A. Shihadeh, The Teleological Ethics of Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī (Leiden: 2006).