Theodicy in Islamic Thought: The Dispute over al-Ghazālī’s “Best of All Possible Worlds”

TitleTheodicy in Islamic Thought: The Dispute over al-Ghazālī’s “Best of All Possible Worlds”
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1984
AuthorsOrmsby EL
PublisherPrinceton University Press
CityPrinceton, NJ
ISBN NumberCloth: 9780691640372; paper: 9780691612447; ebook: 9781400856336
Abstract

Eric L. Ormsby, Ph.D. 1981

The first detailed study of Islamic theodicy, the book points out distinctively Islamic formulations and solutions of the problem of the best of all possible worlds” and shows where they coincide with Western versions, such as that of Leibniz.