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Mulla Sadra (ca. 1572–1640) is likely one of the so much favorite figures of post-Avicennan Islamic philosophy and one of the most vital philosophers of Safavid Persia. He was once a prolific author whose paintings complex the fields of highbrow and non secular technology in Islamic philosophy, yet arguably his most crucial contribution to Islamic philosophy is within the research of life (wujud) and its software to such parts as cosmology, epistemology, psychology, and eschatology. Sadra represents a paradigm shift from the Aristotelian metaphysics of fastened elements, which had ruled Islamic philosophy, to an research of life because the final flooring and dynamic resource of items. He posits that every one beings derive their truth and fact from their wujud and right philosophical research needs to accordingly commence and at last finish with it. the current work’s specialize in Sadra’s gradational ontology offers a powerful beginning for the reader to appreciate Sadra’s different works and later texts by means of different philosophers operating within the comparable box. This variation includes parallel English-Arabic texts and a brand new translation via preeminent student of Islamic philosophy Seyyed Hossein Nasr. 

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