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By Sajjad H. Rizvi

Mulla Sadra is among the most crucial Islamic philosophers after Avicenna. during this exploration of his philosophy, Sajjad H. Rizvi examines the primary doctrine of the modulation of being, and contextualises his paintings in the highbrow heritage of philosophical traditions within the Islamic East.

Reading and critiquing the works of Mulla Sadra from an analytical standpoint, this publication can pay specific consciousness to his textual content the Asfar, a piece which, as a result of its complexity, is frequently missed. the idea that of philosophy as a lifestyle and a healing perform, this booklet explores the paradigm of the modulation of being within the philosophical procedure and metaphysics of Mulla Sadra and considers its varied manifestations. Rizvi relates his philosophy to bigger tendencies and gives a overview of the sphere, charting and critiquing the dialogue at the subject thus far and exploring contemporary concept during this course, to teach how Sadrian suggestion used to be addressed good into the 19th and 20th centuries.

This significant contribution to the learn of Mulla Sadra and the highbrow lifetime of the Safavid interval fills an enormous hole within the box of Sadra experiences and Islamic philosophy, and is integral to scholars of philosophy, faith and Islamic reports, and Islamic philosophy in particular.

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