Allegory and philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sînâ) : with a translation of the "Book of the prophet Muḥammad's ascent to Heaven (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Allegory and philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sînâ) : with a translation of the "Book of the prophet Muḥammad's ascent to Heaven

Author: Peter Heath
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
Series: Middle Ages series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...

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Named Person: Avicenne; Avicenne; Avicenne; Avicenne.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Heath
ISBN: 0812231511 9780812231519
OCLC Number: 463751500
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 215-236. Index.
Description: XV-246 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Note on Transliteration and DatesList of AbbreviationsJournals and Reference WorksTitles of Works by AvicennaPrefacePART I. INTRODUCTION1. Avicenna and Islamic Allegory2. Avicenna: Courtier, Physician, PhilosopherPART II. ALLEGORY AND PHILOSOPHY3. The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos4. Avicenna's Theory of the Soul5. Avicenna's Theory of KnowledgePART III. THE MI'RAJ NAMA6. Translation of the Mi'raj Nama7. The Translation of the Mi'raj Nama (The Book of the ProphetMuhammad's Ascent to Heaven)PART IV. INTERPRETATION AND ALLEGORY7. The Interpretation and Function of Allegory8. Allegory and AllegoresisAPPENDICESAppendix A On AllegoryAppendix B On the Attribution of the Mi'raj NamaAppendix C The ManuscriptsAppendix D The Text of Avicenna's Version of the Mi'raj (without his attendant commentary)BIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
Series Title: Middle Ages series
Responsibility: Peter Heath.
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