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Hellenism: Hellenism refers to the cultural, philosophical, and artistic influence of ancient Greek civilization on the world, spanning from the Hellenistic period after Alexander the Great's conquests to the spread of Greek ideas in politics, arts, and sciences across Mediterranean and Near Eastern regions. See also Ancient Philosophy.
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al-Gazali on Hellenism - Dictionary of Arguments

Höffe I 132
With al-Gazäli in many places a scriptural orthodoxy triumphs over an Islam enlightened by philosophy. In political terms, a counterrevolution is gaining ground:
The first spiritual revolution, the Hellenization, is rejected along with subsequent revolutions, while Islamic mysticism flourishes.(al-GazaliVsHellenism).
, >Enlightenment, >Mysticism.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Höffe I
Otfried Höffe
Geschichte des politischen Denkens München 2016

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