Self-Awareness in Islamic Philosophy
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Pub Date 2015
Pub Location None
Jari Kaukua`s main area of research is medieval philosophy, especially the Arabic philosophical and theological tradition from the eleventh century CE onwards. He has published mostly on questions of epistemology and philosophy of mind, but he also works on metaphysics, philosophical theology and ethics. He is currently engaged in researching the revisions that Avicenna’s Peripatetic cognitive psychology and theory of science underwent in its major twelfth century critics, such as Abū al-Barakāt al-Baghdādī, Shihāb al-Dīn al-Suhrawardī, and Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī. He is now a professor of philosophy at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.