Phenomenology and Islamic Philosophy

  • Hassan Hanafi
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 80)


“Phenomenology in Islam” does not only mean a survey of phenomenological studies, translations, dissertations, books on Husserl and his disciples, the founders of phenomenological ontology and applied phenomenology in the Muslim world, but it also means the spontaneous birth of phenomenology in each culture passing through the same circumstances that Western contemporary philosophy has known. Phenomenology is a natural outcome in every culture threatened by a bifurcation between Rationalism and Empiricism, between formalism and materialism and the need to find a third way in a certain philosophy of life.


Indian Philosophy Muslim World Comparative Philosophy Creative Imagination Transcendental Philosophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hassan Hanafi
    • 1
  1. 1.Cairo UniversityEgypt

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