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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina) : With a Translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad's Ascent to Heaven.

By: Contributor(s): Series: The Middle Ages SerPublisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992Copyright date: ©1992Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780812202229
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina) : With a Translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad's Ascent to HeavenDDC classification:
  • 181.5
LOC classification:
  • B751.Z7 -- H43 1992eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Note on Tratlsliteration and Dates -- List of Abbreviations -- Preface -- Part One: Introduction -- I. Avicenna and Islamic Allegory -- 2. Avicenna: Courtier, Physician, Philosopher -- Part Two: Allegory and Philosophy -- 3. The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos -- 4. Avicenna's Theory of the Soul -- 5. Avicenna's Theory of Knowledge -- Part Three: The Mi'râj' Nama -- 6. Translation of the Mi'râj Nama -- Part Four: Interpretation and Allegory -- 7. The Interpretation and Function of Allegory -- 8. Allegory and Allegoresis -- Appendices -- Appendix A. On Allegory -- Appendix B. On the Attribution of the Mi'râj Nâma -- Appendix C. The Manuscripts -- Appendix D. The Text of Avicenna's Version of the Mi'raj -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Map: Iran in the time of Avicenlia.
Summary: Explores the use of allegory in the writing of the renowned eleventh-century Muslim philosopher known in the West as Avicenna, paying special attention to the ways he influenced theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic--and Western--intellectual and religious history.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Note on Tratlsliteration and Dates -- List of Abbreviations -- Preface -- Part One: Introduction -- I. Avicenna and Islamic Allegory -- 2. Avicenna: Courtier, Physician, Philosopher -- Part Two: Allegory and Philosophy -- 3. The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos -- 4. Avicenna's Theory of the Soul -- 5. Avicenna's Theory of Knowledge -- Part Three: The Mi'râj' Nama -- 6. Translation of the Mi'râj Nama -- Part Four: Interpretation and Allegory -- 7. The Interpretation and Function of Allegory -- 8. Allegory and Allegoresis -- Appendices -- Appendix A. On Allegory -- Appendix B. On the Attribution of the Mi'râj Nâma -- Appendix C. The Manuscripts -- Appendix D. The Text of Avicenna's Version of the Mi'raj -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Map: Iran in the time of Avicenlia.

Explores the use of allegory in the writing of the renowned eleventh-century Muslim philosopher known in the West as Avicenna, paying special attention to the ways he influenced theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic--and Western--intellectual and religious history.

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