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Interpreting Avicenna : science and philosophy in medieval Islam : proceedings of the Second Conference of the Avicenna Study Group

Author: Avicenna Study Group. Conference
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.
Series: Islamic philosophy, theology, and science, v. 56.
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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  Read more...

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Avicenna Study Group. Conference (2nd : 2002 : Mainz, Germany).
Interpreting Avicenna.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
(DLC) 2004050584
Named Person: Avicenna; Avicenna
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avicenna Study Group. Conference
ISBN: 9789047405818 9047405811 9789004139602 9004139605
OCLC Number: 191944920
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 262 p.) : ill.
Contents: The Pseudo-Avicennan Corpus, I: methodological considerations / David C. Reisman --
Ibn Sīnā on chance in the Physics of aš-Šifāʼ / Catarina Belo --
On the moment of substantial change: a vexed question in the history of ideas / Jon McGinnis --
Intellect, soul and body in Ibn Sīnā: systematic synthesis and development of the Aristotelian, Neoplatonic and Galenic theories / Robert E. Hall --
Non-discursive thought in Avicenna's commentary on the Theology of Aristotle / Peter Adamson --
The conception of the angle in the works of Ibn Sīnā and aš-Šīrāzī / Irina Luther --
Avicenna's argument for the existence of God: was he really influenced by the Mutakallimūn? / Ömer Mahir Alper --
Reconsidering Avicenna's position on God's knowledge of particulars / Rahim Acar --
The reception of Book B (Beta) of Aristotle's Metaphysics in the Ilāhīyāt of Avicenna's Kitāb aš-Šifāʼ / Amos Bertolacci --
The relation between form and matter: some brief observations on the 'homology argument' (Ilāhīyāt, II. 4) and the deduction of Fluxus / Olga Lizzini --
The three properties of prophethood in certain works of Avicenna and al-Ġazālī / M. Afifi al-Akiti --
Resurrection (maʻād) in the Persian Ḣayāt an-Nufūs of Ismāʻīl Ibn Muḥammad Rīzī: the Avicennan background / Roxanne D. Marcotte.
Series Title: Islamic philosophy, theology, and science, v. 56.
Responsibility: edited by Jon McGinnis with the assistance of David C. Reisman.

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'This is a useful collection of articles on the thought of Avicenna, and these range widely over his scientific and philosophical work, and the thought of those he in turn influenced.' Oliver Leaman, Read more...

 
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