ALLEGORY AND PHILOSOPHY IN AVICENNA PDF

Heath, Peter. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina). With a Translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad’s Ascent to Heaven. Series:The Middle. Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna is an original and important work that breaks new. Allegory and philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sînâ): with a translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven / Peter Heath Heath, Peter,

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From there, he examines the ways in which Avicenna’s cosmological, psychological, and epistemological theories find parallel, if diverse, expression in avicennna disparate formats of philosophical and allegorical narration.

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Avcienna and Philosophy in Avicenna Ibn Sina: Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher. Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and poetics and to the ways in which they influenced strains of theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic—and Western—intellectual and religious history.

It will be ;hilosophy interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Overview Aims and Scope 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.

Selected pages Title Page. Translation of the Miraj Nama. Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules. He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna is an original and important work that breaks new ground by applying the techniques of modern literary criticism to the study of Medieval Islamic philosophy.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna is an original and important work that breaks new ground by applying the techniques of modern literary criticism to the study of Medieval Islamic philosophy. The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor.

Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice.

Contents Courtier Physician Philosopher. From there, he examines the ways in which Avicenna’s cosmological, psychological, and epistemological theories find parallel, if diverse, expression in the disparate formats of philosophical and allegorical narration.

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The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos. Appendix A On Allegory. By using the comment function on degruyter. Peter Heath here offers a avifenna examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and Please find details to our shipping fees here. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Aims and Scope 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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With a Translation of the November Copyright year: Heath begins by showing how Avicenna’s writings fit into the context and general history of Islamic allegory and explores the interaction among allegory, allegoresis, and lhilosophy in Avicenna’s thought. It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online.

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