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Butterworth, Charles E.

Overview
Works: 104 works in 344 publications in 6 languages and 7,850 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator, Creator
Classifications: PQ2040.R5,
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Most widely held works by Charles E Butterworth
The reveries of the solitary walker by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These hours of solitude and meditation are the only time of the day when I am completely myself'Reveries of the Solitary Walker is Rousseau's last great work, the product of his final years of exile from the society that condemned his political and religious views. Returning to Paris the philosopher determines to keep a faithful record of the thoughts and ideas that come to him on his perambulations. Part reminiscence, part reflection, enlivened by anecdote and encounters, the Reveries form a kind of sequel to his Confessions, but they are more introspectiveand less defensive: Rousseau finds h
Ethical writings of Maimonides by Moses Maimonides( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are the most significant ethical writings of the 12th-century philosopher, physician, and master of rabbinical literature -- translated from the original sources by noted Maimonides scholars. Includes the first English versions of "Eight Chapters," plus "Laws Concerning Character Traits," "Treatise on the Art of Logic," and gleanings from Maimonides' medical writings. -- Publisher description
Averroes' Middle commentaries on Aristotle's Categories and De interpretatione by Averroës( Book )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Arabic and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibn Rushd (1126-1198), better known as Averroes, is said to be the greatest among the Muslim commentators on Aristotle and is especially known for his influence on medieval Christendom and on medieval and Renaissance science and philosophy. This volume presents a readable translation of his middle commentaries on Aristotle's Categories and De Interpretation--the first of his middle commentaries on Aristotle's logical treatises. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-pr
Averroes' Middle commentary on Aristotle's Poetics by Averroës( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Averroës' three short commentaries on Aristotle's "Topics," "Rhetoric," and "Poetics" by Averroës( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the state and Islam( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume examines how Middle Eastern peoples in the 19th and 20th centuries lived and flourished while trying to shape their political and religious surroundings outside the formal structures of established religion and the state
Political Islam by Charles E Butterworth( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfarabi, the political writings : by Fārābī( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfarabi was among the first to explore the tensions between the philosophy of classical Greece and that of Islam, as well as of religion generally. His writings, extraordinary in their breadth and deep learning, have had a profound impact on Islamic and Jewish philosophy. This volume presents four of Alfarabi's most important texts, making his political thought available to classicists, medievalists, and scholars of religion and Byzantine and Middle Eastern studies." "Butterworth situates each essay in its historical, literary, and philosophical context. His notes help the reader follow Alfarabi's text and identify persons, places, and events. English-Arabic and Arabic-English glossaries of terms further assist the reader."--Jacket
The Introduction of Arabic philosophy into Europe( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Turkish and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reveries of the solitary walker ; Botanical writings ; and Letter to Franquières by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Political aspects of Islamic philosophy : essays in honor of Muhsin S. Mahdi( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter to D'Alembert and writings for the theater by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These two thinkers confront the issues surrounding public support for the arts through d'Alembert's original proposal, Rousseau's attack, and the first English translation of d'Alembert's response as well as correspondence relating to the exchange."
Talkhīṣ kitāb al-ʻIbārah by Averroës( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in Arabic and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy, ethics, and virtuous rule : a study of Averroes' Commentary on Plato's "Republic" by Charles E Butterworth( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and Arabic and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talkhīṣ kitāb al-Jadal by Averroës( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in Arabic and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talkhīṣ Kitāb al-burhān by Averroës( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in Arabic and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talkhīṣ kitāb al-Qiyās by Averroës( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the decisive treatise determining the connection between the law and wisdom ; and, the epistle dedicatory by Averroës( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Averroes (Ibn Rushd, 1126-1198) emerged from an eminent family in Muslim Spain to become the first and last great Aristotelian of the classical Islamic world his meticulous commentaries influenced Christian thinkers and earned him favorable mention (and a relatively pleasant fate) in Dante's Divina Commedia. The Book of the Decisive Treatise was and remains one his most important works and one of history's best defenses of the legitimate role of reason in a community of faith. The text presents itself as a plea before a tribunal in which the divinely revealed Law of Islam is the sole authority Averroes, critical of the anti-philosophical tone of the Islamic establishment, argues that the Law not only permits but also mandates the study of philosophy and syllogistic or logical reasoning, defending earlier Muslim philosophers and dismissing criticisms of them as more harmful to the Islamic community than the philosophers' own views had been. As he details the three fundamental methods the Law uses to aid people of varied capacities and temperaments, Averroes reveals a carefully formed and remarkably argued conception of the boundaries and uses of faith and reason."--Publisher's description
Alfarabi and the foundation of Islamic political philosophy by Muhsin Mahdi( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this work, Muhsin Mahdi distills more than four decades of research to offer an authoritative analysis of the work of Alfarabi, the founder of Islamic political philosophy. Mahdi, whose research brought to light writings of Alfarabi previously known only through medieval bibliographical references, presents this great thinker as his contemporaries and followers would have seen him: as a philosopher who sought to lay the foundations for a new understanding of revealed religion and its relation to the tradition of political philosophy." "Mahdi begins with a survey of Islamic philosophy and a discussion of its historical background. He then gives a general sense of the philosophical debate, or an introduction, to the interrelated spheres of philosophy, political thought, theology, and jurisprudence within Islam and, more particularly, within medieval Islam at the time of Alfarabi. Mahdi turns to Alfarabi's concept of "the virtuous city" in the second part of the book. Here, philosophy is distinguished from science on the one hand and religion on the other. Mahdi concludes with an examination of the work that is key to understanding Alfarabi's political thought, the trilogy known as the Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle." "An philosophical engagement with the writings of and about this great thinker, Alfarabi and the Foundation of Islami Political Philosophy is essential reading for anyone interested in medieval political philosophy."--Page 4 of cover
Middle commentary on Aristotle's Categories by Averroës( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in 4 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Between the state and Islam
Alternative Names
Batarwirṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Batarwirth, Tsarlz.

Batarwirth, Tshārlz

Batarwirth, Tshārlz 1938-

Batarwurṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Batirwirṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Batirwūrṯ, Tšārlis

Batirwurṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Batrwurṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Battarwūrṯ, Tšārlis

Battarwurṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Butarwirṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Buttarwirṯ, Tšārls 1938-

Butterworth, C. E.

Butterworth, Charles

Buturwirṯ, Tšārils

Buturwurṯ, Tšārls

Charles Butterworth American philosopher

Charles Butterworth US-amerikanischer Politikwissenschaftler, Islamwissenschaftler und Philosophiehistoriker

Чарльз Баттерворф

بترورث، تشارلس

بتروورث، تشارلز

تشارلس، بترورث

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Ethical writings of MaimonidesAverroes' Middle commentaries on Aristotle's Categories and De interpretationeAverroes' Middle commentary on Aristotle's PoeticsBetween the state and IslamAlfarabi, the political writings :The Introduction of Arabic philosophy into EuropeThe reveries of the solitary walker ; Botanical writings ; and Letter to FranquièresLetter to D'Alembert and writings for the theater