The theory of vision in the work of Šihāb al-Din al-Suhrawardī

Mateus Domingues da Silva

PhD candidate, Brazil

icon-calendar December 182014

20141218_Seminaire_Mateus_Domingues_Da_SilvaŠihāb al-Din al-Suhrawardī (d. 587/1191), philosopher and mystic, has developed a theory of knowledge by simple direct, visionary, and intuitive presence. This theory is rooted in a theory of the physical vision.