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The Orange Trees of Marrakesh

Ibn Khaldun and the Science of Man

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674967656

Publication Date: 11/02/2015

Academic Trade

400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 1 map

World

  • Frontispiece: Camel caravan at the Biskra Oasis
  • Preface
  • Map: Ibn Khaldun’s World
  • Introduction: Principles and Purpose
  • 1. Ibn Khaldun’s World
  • 2. The Two Paths to Knowledge
  • 3. A Scholar-Official in a Dangerous World
  • 4. The Method and the Model
  • 5. The Rational State and the Laissez-Faire Economy
  • 6. The Science of Man
  • Conclusion: A Question of Knowledge
  • Chronology
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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