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...Mulla ‘Abd Allah Zunuzi Tabrizi Mulla ‘Abd Allah Zunuzi Tabrizi was a famous exponent of the school of Mulla Sadra in nineteenth-century Qajar Iran. He was a student of Mulla ‘Ali Nuri, another famous philosopher of the period. According...
...Ahmad b. ‘Abdulghani b. ‘Umar al-Dimashqi was born in Damascus in 1238/1823 and died at the same city on 26 Rabi al-Thani 1307/December 19, 1889. He was a jurist in the Hanafite school of Sunni Islam. Ibn ‘Abidin ibn Abi’l Khayr, Abu Sa‘id...
...ʿAbd al-Jabbar Akhund Mulla Fath ‘Ali Sultan Abadi Abadi was an influential teacher of philosophy and jurisprudence of his time. Very little is known of his life. He studied religious and intellectual sciences in Iraq. He traveled to Najaf...
...One of the most well-known philosophers and teachers of his time, Aqa ‘Ali Mudarris was born in 1818. He received his early education from his father Mulla Abd Allah Mudarris, who was a prominent teacher. He studied Arabic, logic, kalam ,...
...O’Brien, James ‘Bronterre’ O’Brien was born in February 1804 in Granard, Co. Longford, Ireland, and died in London on 23 December 1864. His father was a wine, spirit and tobacco dealer who, on the failure of his business, went to the West...

Ansari, Murtada bin Muhammad Amin (1214–81/1799–1864)

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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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...Shaykh Murtada bin Muhammad Amin Ansari was a descendant of the Prophet’s Companion Jabir bin ‘Abdullah Ansari. He was born on 18th Dhu’l-Hijja 1214/1799 in Dizful, Iran. He spent twenty years studying in Iran before leaving for Iraq. After...
...One of the prominent philosophers of the nineteenth century, Mirza Abu’l-Hasan Jilwah or Jilwa was born in 1238/1822 in Ahmadabad in Gujarat, India. Jilwa’s father had migrated to India and held some government Suhrawardi, Shihab al-Din...
...James Warren was an ardent patriot during the American Revolution and a stalwart Winslow, Penelope Warren, Richard Warren, Mercy Otis Warren, James, Sr. Otis, James, Sr. Otis, James, Jr. Gerry, Mercy Gerry, Elbridge Allyne, Mary Adams, John...
...Higgins, William Higgins, Bryan Bryan Higgins was born in Collooney in County Sligo and died in Walford, Staffordshire. He was the son of a well-to-do physician. Little is known of his education, except that he enrolled at the University...
...Butterworth, Lawrence Lawrence Butterworth was born in Rossendale, Lancashire on 6 December 1740. He attended the school run at Warwick by John Collet Ryland until the latter moved in 1759. He was a teaching Elder at Goodshaw Chapel...