Bibliography of Islamic Philosophy )2 vols)

Alphabetical List of Publications


This comprehensive bibliography covers more than 9500 primary and secondary sources for the study of Islamic Philosophy. The Alphabetical List (volume I) includes all known publications in western and non-western languages from the 15th century to the present, including Greek and Syriac sources. The Index (volume 2) covers information on authors, texts, translations and commentaries, and philosophical terms and concepts.

This bibliography shows the importance of Islamic thought for Jewish and medieval Latin scholasticism and its influence on modern European and Islamic thought. It is prefaced by an essay on the history and the significance of the study of Islamic philosophy.

"A reliable bibliography is one of the basic elements for every serious library".

All volumes of the print edition will become available in individual e-books:9789004534032 (volume 1) - 9789004534049 (volume 2).
Hans Daiber is holder of the chair of Oriental Philology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He has published widely on Islamic philosophy, theology, the Greek heritage in Islam, the history of Arabic literature and its transmission in Arabic manuscripts.
'Hans Daiber;s sumptuous and much-awaited Bibliography of Islamic Philosophy is a labor of love, twenty-five years in the making, and a work that I imagine every student of medieval philosophy will want to own and keep close by his or her desk…Turning the pages of Bibliography of Islamic Philosophy for the first time is an exciting experience filed with great expectations of future enjoyment.'
Steven Harvey, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 2001.
'These two volumes are truly mines of information…Experienced scholars will learn much from this bibliography and find it very rewarding…'
Thérèse-Anne Druart, Journal of the American Oriental Society, 2000.
'With this publication the stage has been set for the study of philosophy in the Islamic world to move away from biased and ideologically driven interpretations to scholarly, comprehensive, and exegetically creative analyses. Scholars of Arabic and Islamic studies are indebted to Daiber for this wonderful achievement.'
Dimitri Gutas, Journal of Islamic Studies, 2000.
'… a goldmine of information and an excellent, indispensible tool for all students of Islamic, Greek and Jewish philosophy.'
Sabine Schmidtke, Die Welt des Islams, 2001.
This bibliography is an essential tool for historians, theologians and philologists studying Islamic, Greek and Jewish thought, Arabic and Islamic scholars, medievalists and all those interested in philosophy and the history of science.
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