PHIL 208

Introduction to Islamic Philosophy

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Islamic philosophy from the 9th - 12th century CE. Topics include a brief introduction to ancient Greek philosophy that was influential on Muslim thinkers and an introduction to the thought of al-Farabi, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), al-Ghazali (Algazel) and Ibn Rushd (Averroes). Their influence on medieval European philosophy will also be discussed.


Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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