Works by Özturan, Mehmet  as author | 2

An introduction to the critique of the theory of definition in Arabic logic

This study focuses on Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s thesis of the impossibility of giving a complete definition (al-ḥadd al-tāmm) and discusses its impact, the parties to the debate, and especially the positive argument contra al-Rāzī by the Ottoman savant Ṭāşköprīzāde. The negative argument of al-Rāzī postulates that the complete definition is strictly circular, for the totality of parts that makes up t... more

2018 Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1

On Sayyid Sharīf al-Jurjānī’s Risala fī taqsīm al-‘ilm

This research focuses on the previously unpublished treatise by Sayyid Sharīf al-Jurjānī, Risāla fī taqsīm al-‘ilm. The research is based on comparative evaluation of available manuscipts and is composed of a critical edition of the treatise and its analysis. The treatise is about the division (taqsīm) of ta~awwur (conception) and tadīq (assent) as divisions of knowledge. Al-Jurjānī presents views... more

2015 Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1

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