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Avicenna and the Aristotelian left

Author: Ernst Bloch
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]
Series: New directions in critical theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ernst Bloch was one of the most significant twentieth-century German thinkers, yet he remains overshadowed by his Frankfurt School contemporaries. Known for his engagement with utopianism and religious thought, Bloch also wrote incisively about ontological questions. In his short masterpiece Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left, Bloch gives a striking account of materialism that traces emancipatory elements of modern  Read more...
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Named Person: Avicenna; Aristotle.; Aristotle.; Avicenna
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Bloch
ISBN: 9780231175340 0231175345 9780231175357 0231175353 0231548141 9780231548144
OCLC Number: 1035464945
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translated from the German.
Description: xxvi, 109 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left.
Series Title: New directions in critical theory.
Other Titles: Avicenna und die aristotelische Linke.
Responsibility: Ernst Bloch ; translated by Loren Goldman and Peter Thompson.

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Ernst Bloch gives a striking account of materialism that traces emancipatory elements of modern thought to medieval Islamic philosophers' encounter with Aristotle. He argues that the great medieval  Read more...

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Bloch's essay is engaging and erudite, bringing to light the philosophical heritage of twenty-first century new materialism... -- Steph Marston * Marx & Philosophy Society * Avicenna and the Read more...

 
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