Sufism and Deconstruction: A Comparative Study of Derrida and Ibn 'Arabi

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Examinung a series of common features in the works of Derrida and the Sufism of Ibn 'Arabi, considered to be one of the most influential figures in Islamic thought, the author addresses the significant absence of attention on the relationship between Islam and Derrida. Presenting a deconstructive perspective on Ibn 'Arabi, the book's features include: * the opposition to systematizing representations of God/reality/the text * a re-emphasis on the radical unthinkability of God and the text * a common conception of ...

Sufism and Deconstruction: A Comparative Study of Derrida and Ibn 'Arabi 2009, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415578974

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Sufism and Deconstruction: A Comparative Study of Derrida and Ibn 'Arabi 2004, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415320436

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