The collective monograph “The Scattered and the Organized: cognitive methods of the Arab Muslim culture” edited by A.V. Smirnov is out of print. The book continues the first volume of “The Scattered and the Organized” issued in 2015 and entitled as “a strategy for organizing semantic space in the Arab Muslim culture”.
Different aspects of the Arab Muslim culture (linguistics, poetry, philosophy, history, music) have been thoroughly analysed in order to demonstrate the most important methods of conceptualization used in the Arab Muslim culture. The book explores the concepts of thing, unity and plurality, whole and part, reveals the nature of mechanisms and procedures that are based on these basic categories and organize the theoretical discourse of the Arab Muslim intellectuals.