Islamic Philosophy and Meaning
Hassan Ajami

The philosophical theories of meaning in Islam are the essential foundations in light of which other fundamental Islamic philosophical theories were developed. The fact that Muslim philosophers disagreed on the right analysis of meaning led them to disagree on other important philosophical topics. In this sense, the diverse Islamic theories of meaning strongly participated in forming different Islamic philosophical paradigms with respect to the accurate interpretation of Islam, the role of reason, and the creation of the universe. Similarly, the Islamic theories of language played a pivotal role in the formation of Islamic theology.

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