Ibn Khaldun : an intellectual biography

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Full title: Ibn Khaldun : an intellectual biography / Robert Irwin.
Main author: Irwin, Robert, 1946- (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Ibn Khaldun among the ruins
  • The game of thrones in fourteenth-century North Africa
  • The nomads, their virtues and their place in history
  • Underpinning the methodology of the Muqaddima: philosophy, theology and jurisprudence
  • Ibn khaldun's sojourn among the Mamluks in Egypt
  • The sufi mystic
  • Messages from the dark side
  • Economics before economics had been invented
  • Teaching and writing: what Ibn Khaldun did for a living
  • The strange afterlife of the Muqaddima
  • Ending up.