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The Egyptian philosopher ʿAbd al-Rahman al-Badawi (1917-2002) is perhaps one of the most underrated thinkers of #ContemporaryArabThought - a major #Heideggerian_existentialist #Sufism and #IslamicPhilosophy specialist who studied at Fuad I (later #Cairo) University 1/
Many of us who study #IslamicThought know him for his editions of #ArabicAristotle #ArabicPlato #ArabicPlotinus as well as editions of the work of #Avicenna #IbnSabin #SiwanalHikma and others - without his efforts we would not have editions of the #PlotinianaArabica 2/
In the 1930s he studied in Cairo and obtained his PhD in 1944 supervised by #AlexandreKoyré (1892-1964) on the notion of 'existential time' that engages with #Heidegger - this like his other early works was published by #DaralNahdaalMisriya 3/
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Sayyid Jalalodin Ashtiyani (1925-2005) is probably one of the best exponents of the philosophy of #MullaSadra in recent history and the #Mashhad daily #Shahrara has a current special weekly supplement on him… 1/
Ashtiyani collaborated with Henry Corbin on an influential four volumes of philosophical texts from 1600-1800 in #Iran ashtiyani.irهمکاری-استاد-اشتیانی-وکربن
He not only edited texts but published an important volume in #existence in #MullaSadra as well as the #Avicennian and #mystical traditions and an intellectual biography of #MullaSadra #IslamicPhilosophy 3/ ashtiyani.irشرح-حال-و-آراي-فلسفي-ملاصدرا/
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