In the beginning, an un-identified narrator runs into a wonderful wise man.
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The French version of this book was first published in 2004 by Éditions Panama in Paris, and in 2013 by Philippe Rey / Jimsaan in Paris and Dakar.
I’m currently writing a book on the politics, ethics, and global reception history of Ibn Ṭufayl’s Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān, so I’m grateful for the opportunity to be in conversation with you.
First paragraphs of the article, that can be read online: “Ibn Tufayl, a 12th-century Andalusian, fashioned the feral child in philosophy.
The title of the French original book (published in 2013) asked the question:” Comment philosopher en Islam?” meaning literally “How to philosophize in Islam?”.
From the article’s abstract: “In recent decades, the trope that classical Muslim thinkers anticipated or influenced modern European thought has provided an easy endorsement of their contemporary relevance.