Neo-mu'tazilismus? Intention Und Kontext Im Modernen Arabischen Umgang Mit Dem rationalistischen Erbe des Islam

This book examines the modern Arab rediscovery of the Muʿtazila through a critical assessment of the concept of "Neo-Muʿtazilism" and by concentrating on the various intentions and contexts of the use of Muʿtazilite ideas. The main part of the book analyzes five ways of understanding Mu'tazilite ideas -- liberal, historic-materialist, political-Islamic, literary-exegetical and through comparison with the philosophie des valeurs -- as...