Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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Al-Jurjānī as-Sayyid ash-Sharīf

Born: 1339/1340, Tājū near Astarābādh/Southeast Iran
Died: 1413, Shīrāz
  • Jari KaukuaEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_9-1

Abstract

One of the most celebrated theologians and jurisprudents in the fourteenth-century Iran, al-Jurjānī had a major influence on subsequent Iranian philosophy through his commentaries and teaching activity.

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References

Primary Literature

  1. ‘Umayra, ‘A (ed.). 1997. Kitāb al-Mawāqif li ‘Aḍud al-Dīn ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad al-Ījī bi sharḥ ‘Alī ibn Muḥammad al-Jurjānī, 3 vols. Beirut: Dār al-Jīl.Google Scholar

Secondary Literature

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  3. van Ess, J. 2009. Jorjāni, Zayn-al-Din Abu’l-Ḥasan ‘Alī. In Encyclopedia Iranica, vol. XV/1, 21–29. Available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/jorjani-zayn-al-din-abul-hasan-ali

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social Sciences and PhilosophyUniversity of Jyväskylä/Academy of FinlandJyväskyläFinland