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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Avicennas Theory svicenna Knowledge. Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher. Overview Aims and Scope Explores the use of pilosophy 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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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Comments 0 Please log in or register to comment. 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. Selected pages Title Page. Included in wllegory book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice. With a Translation of the Contents Courtier Physician Philosopher.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

The Interpretation and Function zllegory Allegory. November Copyright year: Account Options Sign in. The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos. 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 philosophy in Avicenna’s thought.

User Account Log in Register Help. The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s phjlosophy theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor. 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. Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher.

Translation of the Miraj Avicenna. University of Pennsylvania Press- Philosophy – pages. 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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Appendix A On Allegory. Please find details to our shipping fees here. He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure. It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy. 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.

Heath begins by showing how Avicenna’s writings fit into the context and general history of Islamic allegory and explores philowophy interaction among allegory, allegoresis, and philosophy in Avicenna’s thought. Print Flyer Recommend to Librarian. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna Ibn Sina: Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and 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.

It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy. 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. By using the comment function on degruyter.