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Kleine schriften / by Josef van Ess ; edited by Hinrich Biesterfeldt.

Author/Creator:
Ess, Josef van, author.
Standardized Title:
Works. Selections
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
Series:
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 137/1-137/3.
Islamic history and civilization ; volume 137/1-137/3
Format/Description:
Book
3 volumes (lxx, 2634 pages) ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Islam -- Doctrines -- History.
Islamic philosophy -- History.
Islam -- Doctrines.
Islamic philosophy.
Form/Genre:
History.
Language:
Text mainly in German with selections in English and French.
Summary:
Kleine Schriften', written by the eminent German scholar of Islamic Studies Josef van Ess, is a unique collection of Van Ess' widely scattered short writings, journal articles, encyclopaedia entries, (autobiographical) essays, reviews and lectures, in (mainly) German, English and French, some of which are published here for the first time. It includes a full bibliography of the author's work, in addition to two indexes of classical authors and works, which aim to make accessible the remarkable riches that these 'Kleine Schriften' have to offer. The three-volume collection, carefully selected by the author himself, offers over 150 texts organized primarily along Van Ess' own biography and the history of the discipline. It is divided into twelve parts, beginning with Tübingen where his career began in 1968, and ending with Retrospects and Postscripts for the future, with the thematic complexes Islam and its first options and 'Mu'tazila' as centre pieces. All parts are introduced by brief accounts of the historical context in which each of the assembled texts was written and which course subsequent scholarship may have taken.
Notes:
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Biesterfeldt, Hinrich, 1943- editor.
Other format:
Online version: Ess, Josef van. Kleine schriften =.
ISBN:
9789004312241
9004312242
9789004336490
9004336494
9789004336520
9004336524
9789004336537
9004336532
OCLC:
958783193
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