Edited and Slides by Omar K Neusser
01 What Is the Intellectual Tradition?
By ‘intellectual tradition’ I mean the branch of Islamic learning that puts its primary effort into actualizing the intellect ( ʿaql ), understood as a living awareness of the way things actually are. Those who can be classified as members of this tradition have usually been looked back upon as philosophers or Sufis. They held that the final goal…
Muhyiddin Ibn `Arabi; Presentation of Some 29 Texts
 This paper was originally delivered by Professor Chittick as the keynote speaker at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Ibn ʿArabi Society USA: ‘A Living Legacy: Ibn ʿArabi in Today’s World’, held on 23–4 October 2015 in the Presidential Rooms of The Faculty House on Columbia University campus, New York.