Maqāla mukhtaṣara fī l-aqānīm wa-l-jawhar, wa-anna l-fiʿl li-l-jawhar
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Brief treatise on the hypostases and substance, and the fact that action pertains to the substance

Ibn al-Ṭayyib

Date: Unknown; before October 1043

Original Language: Arabic

Description

This brief work (two printed pages) comprises an introduction and two parts. In the first part, Ibn al-Ṭayyib argues that action (al-fiʿl) pertains to the divine substance (al-jawhar), not to the attributes (ṣifāt), so the substance is one. The second part argues that there is no …

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Faultless, Julian, “ Maqāla mukhtaṣara fī l-aqānīm wa-l-jawhar, wa-anna l-fiʿl li-l-jawhar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24963>
First published online: 2010



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