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Avicenna and the Aristotelian tradition introduction to reading Avicenna"s philosophical works by Dimitri Gutas

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Avicenna, 980-1037.,
  • Aristotle -- Influence.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby Dimitri Gutas.
SeriesIslamic philosophy and theology,, v. 4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB751.Z7 G87 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 341 p. ;
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2397874M
ISBN 109004085009
LC Control Number87027755

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Avicenna and the Aristotelian Tradition. Introduction to Reading Avicenna's Philosophical Works. Second, Revised and Enlarged Edition, Including an Inventory of Avicenna’s Authentic Works. Through close study of Avicenna's statements and major works, Dimitri Gutas traces Avicenna's own sense of his place in the Aristotelian tradition and the history of philosophy in Islam, and provides an Cited by: Avicenna and the Aristotelian tradition: introduction to reading Avicenna's philosophical works. Dimitri Gutas. Through close study of Avicenna's statements and major works, Dimitri Gutas traces Avicenna's own sense of his place in the Aristotelian tradition and the history of philosophy in Islam, and provides an introduction to reading his philosophical works by delineating the approach most consistent with Avicenna's . An Inventory and Relative Chronology of Avicenna's Major Philosophical Works. Their Organization and Contents in Relation to the Aristotelian Tradition PART TWO AVICENNA'S RECEPTION OF THE ARISTOTELIAN TRADITION Chapter 3. Avicenna's Intellectual Upbringing: The Autobiography and Its Interpretation Chapter 4. Avicenna's Conception of the History of Philosophy Chapter 5. Avicenna's Conception of the Praxis of Philosophy PART THREE AVICENNA'S INTEGRATION OF THE ARISTOTELIAN TRADITION .   Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left, by Ernst Bloch, one of the most significant German philosophers of the twentieth-century, traces an alternative genealogy of materialism based on the identification of an important line of counter-interpretation of Aristotle’s ideas on form and matter. While the history of modern thought has been conventionally interpreted as a deliberate rejection of the Aristotelian tradition in science and philosophy, in this book Bloch .

Avicenna and theAristotelianTradition IntroductiontoReadingAvicenna’sPhilosophicalWorks Second,RevisedandEnlargedEdition, Includingan InventoryofAvicenna’sAuthenticWorks.   Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left, by Ernst Bloch, one of the most significant German philosophers of the twentieth-century, traces an alternative genealogy of materialism based on the identification of an important line of counter-interpretation of Aristotle’s ideas on form and matter. While the history of modern thought has been conventionally interpreted as a deliberate rejection of the Aristotelian tradition in science and philosophy, in this book Bloch Cited by: 1. Summary. The scope of this chapter is dauntingly broad, since Avicenna was the central figure in the history of Arabic-Islamic philosophy. Before Avicenna, falsafa (Arabic Aristotelian and Neoplatonic philosophy) and kalām (Islamic doctrinal theology) were distinct strands of thought, even though a good deal of cross-fertilization took place between by:   Through close study of Avicenna's statements and major works, Dimitri Gutas traces Avicenna's own sense of his place in the Aristotelian tradition and the history of philosophy in Islam, and provides an introduction to reading his philosophical works by delineating the approach most consistent with Avicenna's intention and purpose in philosophy. The second edition of this foundational work, Pages:

* Gutas, D. () Avicenna and the Aristotelian Tradition, Introduction to Reading Avicenna’s Philo­sophical Works, Leiden: Brill. (An excellent account of the considerations that entered into the con­struction of Ibn Sina’s corpus, the book contains translations of a number of smaller texts, a careful consideration of method and sharp.   [PDF Download] Avicenna and the Aristotelian Tradition: Intoduction to Reading Avicenna's Philosophical. Through close study of Avicenna's statements and major works, Dimitri Gutas traces Avicenna's own sense of his place in the Aristotelian tradition and the history of philosophy in Islam, and provides an introduction to reading his philosophical works by delineating the approach most consistent with Avicenna's intention and purpose in philosophy.   Here translated into English for the first time, Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left is at once a succinct summation of Bloch’s own idiosyncratic materialism, a provocative reconstruction of the Western philosophical tradition in light of its exchanges with Islamic thought, and a vital resource for contemporary debates about materialism in critical : Columbia University Press.