Readership: Scholars of Islam, Arab history, and theology.
Frank Griffel, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Yale University
"refreshing and informative." - Muhammad Khan, The Muslim News
"This is an illuminating book, both in its form and its substance, and it is possible for the avid reader of the history of Islamic thought initially to become excited when skimming through its contents" - Veysel Kaya, Ilahiyat Studies
Chapter One:: A Life Between Public and Private Instruction: Al-Ghaz?l?'s Biography
Chapter Two:: Al-Ghaz?l?'s Most Influential Students and Followers
Chapter Three:: Al-Ghaz?l? On the Role of falsafa in Islam
Chapter Four:: The Reconciliation of Reason and Revelation Through the "Rule of Interpretation"
Chapter Five:: Cosmology in Early Islam-Developments that Led to al-Ghaz?l?'s Incoherence of the Philosophers
Chapter Six:: The Seventeenth Discussion of the Incoherence of the Philosophers
Chapter Seven:: Knowledge of Causal Connections is Necessary
Chapter Eight:: Causes and Effects in the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Chapter Nine:: Cosmology in Works Written After the Revival