1. Stages of the History of Research
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When Friedrich Ueberweg wrote the chapter on ‘Arabic philosophers of the Middle Ages’ for his Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie (Ueberweg 1864 [*4: 49–62]), there was not much for him to go on in terms of previous work done in the field. This applies to primary texts, of which only a few had been printed, let alone translated into European languages, and to secondary literature alike. Nevertheless the subject matter he was writing about was not new. Shortly before he began his work on the Grundriss, Arabic philosophy, which had not received …

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Ulrich Rudolph, “1. Stages of the History of Research”, in: Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2543-2729_PIWO_COM_001003>
First published online: 2017

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