List of Muslim philosophers
Muslim philosophers both profess Islam and engage in a style of philosophy situated within the structure of Islamic culture, though not necessarily concerned with religious issues. The sayings of the ...
Avicenna
Avicenna was a brilliant polymath and healer who lived in the East from 980-1037. He bundled the knowledge of his time and wrote 450 tractates. His Book of ...
Nomanul Haq
Syed Nomanul Haq (Nu'man al-Haqq), born in Karachi, Pakistan, is an international scholar and intellectual historian of Pakistani origin noted especially for his contributions to the fields of Islamic...
Syed Nazeer Niazi
Syed Nazeer Niazi was an eminent Muslim scholar, professor and journalist. He was one of the leading activists of the Pakistan movement. He was James Boswell of Allama Iqbal. His biography of Iqbal, I...
Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi
Ayatullah Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi (born 2 February 1963) is an Indian Shia scholar and community activist. He was the principal of Hauz-e-Ilmiya Jamiat-us-Saqalain, Delhi. and co-supervisor of Safinatul...
Ahmad ibn al-Tayyib al-Sarakhsi
Ahmad ibn al-Tayyib al-Sarakhsi (Arabic: أحمد بن الطيب السرخسي‎; died 899 CE) was a Persian traveller, historian and philosopher from the city of Sarakh. He was a pupil of al-Kindi.Al-Sarakh...
Sayyid Qutb
Sayyid Qutb (/ˈkuːtəb/ or /ˈkʌtəb/; [ˈsæjjed ˈʔotˤb], [ˈsæjjɪd ˈqʊtˤb]; Arabic: سيد قطب‎ Sayyid Quṭb; also spelled Said, Syed, Seyyid, Sayid, Sayed, Koteb, Qutub, Kotb, Kutb; 9 October 1906&...
Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī
Abū al-Rayhān Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Bīrūnī (4/5 September 973 – 13 December 1048), known as Al-Biruni in English, was a Persian Muslim scholar and polymath from the Khwarezm region.Al-Biruni is regard...
Ibn Hindu
Abū Al-Faraj ʿAlī ibn al-Husayn ibn Hindū d. 1019-1032, was a poet, a man of letters, and a practitioner of Galenic medicine coming from Rey. Scholars have posited multiple explanations for his name, ...
Al-Khazini
Abu al-Fath Abd al-Rahman Mansour al-Khāzini or simply Abu al-Fath Khāzini (Arabic: أبو الفتح الخازني‎, Persian: ابولفتح خازنی‎) (flourished 1115–1130) was a Muslim astronomer of Persi...
Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī
Ali ibn Mohammed ibn Abbas (923-1023) (Arabic: علي بن محمد بن عباس‎) also known as Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī (Arabic: أبو حيان التوحيدي‎) was one of the most influential intellectuals ...
Qazi Sa’id Qumi
Qazi Sa’id Qumi (1633–1692) was an Iranian Muslim philosopher.In Isfahan he was the pupil of Rajab Ali Tabrizi, Muhsen Feyz and Abd al-Razzaq Lahiji. Thus, after the Persian treatise Kalid-i bihisht (...
Muhammad ibn Muhammad Tabrizi
Abu Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr ibn Muhammad Tabrizi was a thirteenth-century Persian Muslim convert, known for his Arabic commentary on the twenty five propositions at the beginning of Book II of...
Morteza Motahhari
Morteza Motahhari (31 January 1919 – 1 May 1979) (مرتضی مطهری) was an Iranian cleric, lecturer, and politician.Motahhari is considered among the important influences on the ideologies of the ...
Muhammad Atta-ullah Faizani
Muhammad Atta-ullah Faizani was an Afghan Islamic scholar. He was born 17 April 1923 (the twenty-first day of Ramadan of that year) in Herat, Afghanistan to a family of miagan (religious scholars desc...
Tafsir al-Kabir (al-Razi)
Tafsir al-Kabir ("The Large Commentary", also known as Mafatih al-Ghayb, "Keys to the Unknown") is a classical Islamic Tafsir book, written by the well-known Persian Islamic theologian and philosopher...
Shihabuddin Nadvi
Mohammed Shihabuddin Nadvi (1931–2002) was an Islamic thinker, scholastic philosopher, religious reformer and writer from India. He was born in the Indian city of Bangalore on 12 November 1931. He aut...
Nasir Khusraw
Abu Mo’in Hamid ad-Din Nasir ibn Khusraw al-Qubadiani or Nāsir Khusraw Qubādiyānī [also spelled as Nasir Khusrow and Naser Khosrow] (1004 – 1088 CE) (Persian: ناصر خسرو قبادیانی‎) was a Persian ...
Abu'l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī
Abu'l-Barakāt Hibat Allah ibn Malkā al-Baghdādī (Arabic: أبو البركات هبة الله بن ملكا البغدادي‎; c. 1080 – 1164 or 1165 CE) was an Islamic philosopher and physician of Jewish descent from Ba...
Allamah Rasheed Turabi
Rasheed Turabi (1908–1973) was an Islamic scholar. He was born on 9 July 1908 in Hyderabad, India. He was the eldest son of Maulvi Sharaf Hussain Khan. He was awarded a BA from Osmania Universi...
Mir Damad
Mir Damad (Persian: ميرداماد‎) (d. 1631 or 1632), known also as Mir Mohammad Baqer Esterabadi, or Asterabadi, was an Iranian philosopher in the Neoplatonizing Islamic Peripatetic traditions of A...
Naqshbandi Tahiri Golden Chain
Naqshbandi Tahiri Golden Chain is the spiritual chain of successors of the Naqshbandi Sufi order which descendants on Khwaja Muhammad Tahir Bakhshi Naqshbandi commonly known as Sajjan Saeen. The recit...
Yusuf bin Ahmad al-Kawneyn
Yusuf bin Ahmad al-Kawneyn (Arabic: يوسف بن أحمد الكونين‎) (b. 13th century), popularly known as Aw Barkhadle ("Blessed Father"), was a 13th-century Somali Muslim scholar.
Sheikh Yusuf A...
Aslam Jairajpuri
Aslam Jairajpuri (Urdu:علامہ اسلم جیراجپوری) was a scholar of Qur'an, Hadith, and Islamic history who is best known for his books Talimat-e-Qur'an and "History of Qur'an. He was Distinguished Professo...
Diwan-e Shams-e Tabrizi
Dīvān-e Kabīr or Dīvān-e Šams-e Tabrīzī (The Works of Šams Tabrīzī) (Persian: دیوان شمس تبریزی‎) or Dīvān-e Šams is one of Mawlānā Jalāl-ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī's masterpieces. A collection of ly...
Abd al-Karīm ibn Hawāzin Qushayri
'Abd al-Karīm ibn Hūzān Abū al-Qāsim al-Qushayrī al-Naysābūrī, (Persian: عبدالکریم قُشَیری/Arabic: عبد الكريم بن هوازن بن عبد الملك بن طلحة أبو القاسم القشيري) (also Kushayri) was born in 986 CE (376 ...
Jawdat Said
Jawdat Said (Arabic: جودت سعيد‎) (born 1931) is an Islamic scholar, of Circassian descent, who belongs to the School of the famous Islamic thinkers professor Malek Bennabi and Muhammad Iqbal...