Nasir Khusraw’s Hermeneutic Philosophical Theology, Parviz Morewedge
Author’s Preamble

Part One: Cosmogony
1. On the Creator and the Created
2. On the Eternal and the Generated
3. On Time before the Creation
4. On Whether God has a Body
5. On the Subtle and the Dense

Part Two: Ontology
6. On the Different Kinds of Existents
7. On the Meanings of ‘no–thing’ and ‘is not’
8. On the Nature of the Human Soul
9. On the Soul’s Existence and Self–subsistence
10. On the Definition of Substance
11. On the Soul’s Relation with the Body

Part Three: Physics
12. On the Generation of the World
13. On the Two Kinds of Matter
14. On Form and its Relation to Matter
15. On the Movement of Material Particles
16. On the Physical and Spiritual Worlds
17. On the Ascent and Descent of Water
18. On the Precipitation of Water
19. On the Scales of a Balance
20. On the Growth of Plants and Trees

Part Four: Theology
21. On the Qur’an as the Speech of God
22. On the Divine Word as the First Cause
23. On the Kingdom of God and its Oneness
24. On Human Beings as the Servants of God
25. On Knowledge and Ignorance

Part Five: Theodicy
26. On the Liberation of the Soul
27. On the Meaning of the Straight Path
28. On the Meaning of the Reckoning
29. On the Meaning of the Balance
30. On Free-will and Responsibility

Analytical Commentary by Parviz Morewedge
Index 1: General
Index 2: Technical Terms

Faquir M. Hunzai has a doctorate from McGill University, Montreal and is a Research Associate at The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London.