Interpreting Avicenna - Science and Philosophy in Medieval Islam : Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Avicenna Study Group.Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2004Copyright date: ©2004Description: 1 online resource (280 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- B751.Z7 -- A925 2002eb
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Intro -- Note on the Transliteration of Arabic and Persian -- Introduction -- Chapter One. The Pseudo-Avicennan Corpus, I: Methodological Considerations (David C. Reisman (University of Illinois, Chicago)) -- Chapter Two. Ibn Sīnā on Chance in the Physics of aš-šifā' (Catarina Belo (University of Oxford)) -- Chapter Three. On the Moment of Substantial Change: A Vexed Question in the History of Ideas (Jon McGinnis (University of Missouri, St. Louis)) -- Chapter Four. Intellect, Soul and Body in Ibn Sīnā: Systematic Synthesis and Development of the Aristotelian, Neoplatonic and Galenic Theories (Robert E. Hall (Queen's University, Belfast)) -- Chapter Five. Non-Discursive Thought in Avicenna's Commentary on the Theology of Aristotle (Peter Adamson (King's College, London)) -- Chapter Six. The Conception of the Angle in the Works of Ibn Sīnā and aš-širāzī (Irina Luther (Russian Academy of Sciences)) -- Chapter Seven. Avicenna's Argument for the Existence of God: Was He Really Influenced by the Mutakallimūn? (Ömer Mahir Alper (Istanbul University)) -- Chapter Eight. Reconsidering Avicenna's Position on God's Knowledge of Particulars (Rahim Acar (Marmara University)) -- Chapter Eleven. The Three Properties of Prophethood in Certain Works of Avicenna and al-ġazālī (M. Afifi al-Akiti (University of Oxford)) -- Bibliography -- Index -- Index of Names -- Index of Arabic Words.
The work treats various aspects of Avicennan philosophy and science. The topics include methods for establishing an authentic Avicenna corpus, natural philosophy and science, theology and metaphysics and Avicenna's subsequent historical influence.
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