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Al-‘Aqqad, ‘Abbas Mahmoud (1889–1964)

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Oliver Leaman is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, USA. He is the author and editor of books on Islamic philosophy and philosophy in general. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...‘Abbas Mahmoud al-‘Aqqad al-‘Aqqad was a writer, poet, historian, philosopher, journalist, and translator. He was an energetic nationalist and saw himself very much as the conscience of Egypt, then dominated by the British. Al-‘Aqqad...

‘Abdu, Muhammad (1849–1905)

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Oliver Leaman is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, USA. He is the author and editor of books on Islamic philosophy and philosophy in general. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Muhammad ‘Abdu was born in 1849 in Lower Egypt and received a traditional religious education at home, in Tanta, and finally at al-Azhar in Cairo, starting in 1866. In his early years of higher education he was attracted to mysticism...
...‘Abdullatif Harputi was born in Harput in 1258/1842 and died in Istanbul on 16 Şevval 1334/August 16, 1916. He was an Ottoman scholar who belonged to the New Science of Kalam (Yeni İlm-i Kelam) movement. Apart from the information that his...
...Haji ‘Abdul Malik bin Karim Amrullah, better known by the acronym HAMKA HAMKA, was a renowned Indonesian religious scholar who was also famous throughout the Malay world. He was one of the most prolific writers of modern Southeast Asian...
...Rida, Rashid Djozo, Hüseyin Efendi al-Afghani ʿAbdu Hüseyin Efendi was born in Bare, a village of Gorajde (Bosnia) on 17 Rajab 1330/July 3, 1912, and died in Sarajevo on 6 Shawwal 1402/May 30, 1982. He was one of the outstanding Bosnian...
...Georg Ernst Stahl was born in Ansberg on 21 October 1659 and died in Berlin on 24 May 1734. He was a German chemist, physician and metallurgist. The year of his birth is often given wrongly as 1670. The parish register of St Johannis...
...Johannes Hübner was born in Türchau (Oberlausitz) on 15 April 1668 and died in Hamburg on 21 May 1731. From 1689, he studied theology at the University of Leipzig, where in 1691 he obtained the degree of Magister and subsequently taught...
...Christoph Semler was born in 1669, the son of a swordmaker in Neumarkt near Halle. He went to the Gymnasium in Halle and studied at the universities of Leipzig and Jena. He became Magister in 1697. In 1699, he was appointed pastor...
...Nicolaus Hieronymus Gundling was born on 25 February 1671 and died on 9 December 1729. The son of the minister of Kirchensittenbach near Nuremberg, he studied theology at the University of Altberg, attending the University of Jena...
...Johann Philipp Palthen was born in Wolfgast on 26 June 1672 and died very young on 26 May 1710. After he had Voltaire, François Marie Pauw, Cornelius de Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim finished school and his university studies in Greifswald...