Title: A short history of Islamic philosophy
Author: Leaman, Oliver
Publisher: Polity Press, Cambridge
Excerpt: Pages 1-12
The introduction to this book by Oliver Leaman is entitled ‘A brief introduction to Islamic philosophy’. This short piece would give older students some insight into how and why Islamic philosophy developed, and the influence that the ancient Greeks had over this development. Interested students may wish to follow up by reading more of the book.