La metafísica política del Kitāb al-Yanābīʿ de Abū Yaʿqūb al-Sijistānī: del monismo ontológico al monismo político The Political Metaphysics of Abū Yaʿqūb al-Sijistānī's Kitāb al-Yanābīʿ: From Ontological Monism to Political Monism

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Lucas Oro Hershtein

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In the Book of Sources (Kitāb al-Yanābīʿ), Abū Yaʿqūb al-Sijistānī proposes a theoretical foundation for the Ismāʿīliyyah, a religious community that expresses itself as a political movement. This paper, meant for a reader who is new to the topic, seeks to show that the text’s political philosophy is born at the angle in which the synchronous vision of a Neoplatonic-rooted metaphysics and the diachronic vision of a Ismāʿīlī-rooted prophetology overlap.

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1. En árabe

Abū Yaʿqūb al-Sijistānī, Kitāb al-yanābīʿ, ed. Muṣṭafā Ghālib, Trading Office, Beyrouth 1965.

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2. En traducción

Abū Yaʿqūb As-Sijistānī, The Wellsprings of Wisdom. A Study of Abū Yaʿqūb al-Sijistānī’s Kitāb al-Yanābīʾ. Including a Complete English Translation with Commentary and Notes on the Arabic Text, trad. Paul E. Walker, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City 1994.

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