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Oliver Leaman (born 1950) is a professor of philosophy and Zantker Professor of Judaic studies at the University of Kentucky, where he has been teaching since 2000. He studies the history of Islamic, Jewish and Eastern philosophy

Oliver Leaman (born 1950) is a professor of philosophy and Zantker Professor of Judaic studies at the University of Kentucky, where he has been teaching since 2000. He studies the history of Islamic, Jewish and Eastern philosophy. He received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1979. An introduction to medieval Islamic philosophy, Cambridge University Press, 1985. Death and loss: Compassionate Attitudes in the Classroom, Cassell, 1995.

Is there something unique about Islamic art? This book argues that there is not - that Islam does not play an leading role in the aesthetic judgements that we should make about objects created in the Islamic world. It is often argued that a very special sort of consciousness went into creating Islamic art, that it is very different from other forms of art, that Muslims are not allowed to portray human beings in their art, and that calligraphy is the supreme Islamic art form. Oliver Leaman challenges all these ideas, showing them to be misguided. Lenn E. Goodman, Vanderbilt University It is often argued that a very special sort of consciousness went into creating Islamic art, that Islamic art is very different from other forms of art, that Muslims are not allowed to portray human beings in their art, and that calligraphy is the supreme Islamic art form. Oliver Leaman challenges all of these ideas, and argues that they are misguided.

It is often argued that a very special sort of consciousness went into creating Islamic art, that Islamic art is very different from other forms of art, that Muslims are not allowed to portray human beings in their art, and that calligraphy is the supreme Islamic art form.

Oliver Leaman challenges all these ideas, showing them to be misguided. It follows that there are no special techniques required in Islamic aesthetics as compared with any other form of aesthetics. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Islamic Aesthetics: An Introduction by Oliver Leaman (Paperback, 2004). Brand new: lowest price.

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Leaman, Oliver, 1950-. Publication, Distribution, et. Notre Dame, Ind. Eleven common mistakes about Islamic art God as creator, calligraphy and symbolism Religion, style and art Literature Music Home and garden The miraculousness of the Qur'an Philosophy and ways of seeing Interpreting art, interpreting Islam, interpreting philosophy. Rubrics: Arts, Islamic Islam and art Aesthetics, Arab.

“This is a useful and imaginative project . . . Leaman is an accomplished and productive author and the book will be of genuine and considerable interest.” —Lenn E. Goodman, Vanderbilt University
Islamic Aesthetics download epub
Social Sciences
Author: OLIVER. LEAMAN
ISBN: 0748617353
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: EUP (2004)