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The philosophical poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroës : the Aristotelian reception

Author: Salim Kemal
Publisher: London : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Series: Culture and civilisation in the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the studies of Aristotle's Poetics and its related texts in which three Medieval philosophers - Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes - proposed a conception of poetic validity [beauty], and a just relation between subjects in a community [goodness]. The work considers the relation of the Poetics to other Aristotelian texts, the transmission of these works to the commentators' context, and the  Read more...
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Named Person: Fārābī; Avicenna; Averroës; Ghazzālī; Aristotle.; Aristoteles.; Averroes.; Avicenna.; Abū-Naṣr Muḥammad Ibn-Muḥammad ((al- )) Farābī; Averroës; Avicenna; Fārābī.; Ghazzālī; Aristoteles; Averroes; Avicenna; Abū-Naṣr Muḥammad Ibn-Muḥammad al- Farābī; Farabi.; Avicenna; Averroës
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salim Kemal
ISBN: 0700713484 9780700713486
OCLC Number: 43968961
Description: vi, 362 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Philosophical poetics --
Alfarabi, logic and poetry --
Avicenna : imagination, language and poetic syllogism --
Poetics, morality and society --
Prelude to truth : Ghazali, interpretation and metaphor --
Averroës, truth and metaphor.
Series Title: Culture and civilisation in the Middle East.
Responsibility: Salim Kemal.
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