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Posted on: 24 August 2014

Kātib Çelebi defends cigarettes and coffee and Khojozāda wins a prize for evaluating the Incoherence of the Philosophers, along with several other philosophical and religious debates in the Ottoman empire.

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Posted on: 17 August 2014

Ideas spread to Mughal India from Iran, and prince Dārā Shikūh seeks to unite the wisdom of the Upanishads with the Koran.

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Posted on: 10 August 2014

Sajjad Rizvi talks to Peter about Mullā Ṣadrā's views on eternity, God's knowledge and the afterlife.

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Posted on: 03 August 2014

Mullā Ṣadrā proposes that all things are like sharks: in constant motion.

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Posted on: 27 July 2014

Mullā Ṣadrā, the greatest thinker of early modern Iran, unveils a radical new understanding of existence.

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Posted on: 20 July 2014

Philosophy in Safavid Iran, and a look back at earlier philosophy among Shiites.

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Posted on: 13 July 2014

Robert Wisnovsky joins Peter to discuss the enormous body of unstudied philosophical commentaries in the later Eastern Islamic world.

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Posted on: 06 July 2014

Ill-tempered debates in early modern Iran, as we examine the rivalry between Dawānī and the Dashtakīs at Shīrāz.

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