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Avicenna on theology

Avicenna

Avicenna on theology

by Avicenna

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Avicenna, 980-1037,
  • Islam -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800,
  • Muslims -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur J. Arberry.
    SeriesThe Wisdom of the East series.
    ContributionsArberry, A. J. 1905-1969.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP166 .A92 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4744371M
    ISBN 100883556766
    LC Control Number78059000

    This study focuses on the metaphysics of the great Arabic philosopher Avicenna (or Ibn Sīnā, d. C.E.). More specifically, it delves into Avicenna’s theory of quiddity or essence, a topic which seized the attention of thinkers both during the medieval and modern periods. Building on recent contributions in Avicennian studies, this book proposes a new and comprehensive interpretation of. treated in book IX, and is that to which all beings return, the topic of book X. Avicenna took a keen interest in Aristotle’s account of the science of being qua being in Metaphysics Γ and Ε.2 Aristotle introduces the subject of metaphysics in Γ 1, clarifies the primary notions of metaphysics that extend across the categories in Γ 2.

      Avicenna on Theology book download Septem ; Avicenna His Life And Works book download Septem ; Avicenna and his Legacy: A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy Septem ; Avicenna (Great Medieval Thinkers) book Septem ; Avicenna’s Treatise on Logic, Part One of Danesh-Name Alai Septem Al-Qifti states that Avicenna completed 21 major and 24 minor works on philosophy, medicine, theology, geometry, astronomy and the like. Another source (Brockelmann) attributes 99 books to Avicenna comprising 16 on medicine, 68 on theology and metaphysics 11 on astronomy and four on verse.

    The Kitāb al-Šifāʾ (Book of the Cure) is a summa of all parts of philosophy, updating and completing Aristotle’s corpus. The Ilahiyyat (Divine Things, its metaphysical section) expands on Aristotle’s Metaphysics, adding materials from later Peripatetic tradition and Neoplatonic accretions: it gives a thorough account of the science of being qua being and of its First Principle, and a. Gutas, Dimitri, Avicenna and the Aristotelian tradition: introduction to reading Avicenna's philosophical works, Leiden Brill, Izutsu, Toshihiko, The concept of belief in Islamic theology, New York (N.Y.), Books for libraries, Jukko, Risto, Trinitarian theology in christian-muslim encounters: theological foundations of the work of the.


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Avicenna’s penchant for categorizing becomes immediately evident in the Canon, which is divided into five books. The first book contains four treatises, the first of which examines the four elements (earth, air, fire, and water) in light of Greek physician Galen of Pergamum’s four humours (blood, phlegm.

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Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: BKII2RA. ISBN Avicenna on Theology. Rated stars. No Customer Reviews. "The inspection of the llahiyyat reveals not only the importance of Metaph. α, and Λ,but also the particular way in which Avicenna reproduces these two loci of the Metaphysics in his work: first, the doctrines of α, and Λ, are somehow interconnected in the final section of the Ilahiyyat, the one dealing with philosophical theology (VIII, 1–X, 3); second, within this.

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.

Avicenna. Avicenna on Theology. Westport: Hyperion Press. Translated by Arthur J. Arberry. ———. Avicenna's Psychology. London: Oxford University Press. An English translation of Kitab al-Najat, Book II, Chapter VI with historico-philosophical notes and textual improvements on the Cairo edition by Fazlur Rahman.

Avicenna on Theology | Avicenna was the greatest of all Persian thinkers; as physician and metaphysician alike he was closely studied in the Middle Ages and his Canon of Medicine was used as a text book down to the rise of modern : Kazi Publications.

Avicenna (AKA Ibn Sina or Ibn Seena or, in full, Abu Ali al-Hussain Ibn Abdallah Ibn Sina) ( - ) was a Persian philosopher, physician and polymath in the Medieval period (Islam's Golden Age). He was one of the most learned men of his time in a wide variety of subjects, and is often considered one of the greatest thinkers and scholars in history.

In particular, he is regarded by many as.Home / Books / Theology / Avicenna on Theology. Avicenna on Theology $ Avicenna on Theology quantity. Add to cart. SKU: Category: Theology. Description Reviews (0) Description. Avicenna, perhaps the greatest of Persian thinkers, presents his views on theology and his attempt to reconcile philosophical theory with Islamic dogma.This book examines the question whether medieval Muslim philosophers Avicenna (Arabic Ibn Sīnā ) and Averroes (Arabic Ibn Rushd ) are determinists.

With a focus on physics and metaphysics it studies their views on chance events in nature, as well as matter, in particular prime matter, and divine providence.