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Avicenna and the visionary recital

Author: Henry Corbin; Willard R Trask
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1990. ©1988
Series: Princeton legacy library; Mythos (Princeton, N.J.); Bollingen series, 66.; Princeton/Bollingen paperbacks.
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Corbin, Henry.
Avicenna and the visionary recital.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1990
xiii, 423 pages ; 24 cm
(DLC) 10900181
Named Person: Avicenna; Avicenna; Avicenna
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Corbin; Willard R Trask
ISBN: 9781400859061 1400859069
OCLC Number: 889253433
Notes: Translation of: Avicenne et le récit visionnaire.
Originally published: New York, N.Y. : Pantheon Books, ©1960. (Bollingen series ; 66).
Description: 1 online resource (440 pages).
Contents: *Frontmatter, pg. i*Contents, pg. v*Preface, pg. ix*I. Avicennan Cosmos and Visionary Recital, pg. 3*II. Avicennism and Angelology, pg. 46*III. The Recital of Hayy ibn Yaqzan, pg. 123*IV. The Recital of the Bird, pg. 165*V. The Recital of Saldman and Absal, pg. 204*Epilogue; or, Avicennan Perspectives, pg. 242*Postscript. Recent Studies on Avicenna's "Oriental Philosophy", pg. 271*In the Name of God the Clement, the Merciful, pg. 281*1. Prologue, pg. 282*2. The Encounter with the Angel, pg. 283*3. The Salutation, pg. 289*4. Beginning of the Initiation: The Name and Person of the Angel, pg. 292*5. Physiognomy, pg. 295*6. The Two Ways for the Soul, pg. 297*7. The Soul's Three Evil Companions, pg. 299*8. How to Treat the Three Companions, pg. 305*9. The Conditions of the Journey, pg. 308*10. The Orient and Occident of the Universe, pg. 319*11. The Spring of Life, pg. 321*12. The Darkness About the Pole, pg. 324*13. The Occident of the World, pg. 327*14. The Clime of Terrestrial Matter, pg. 331*15. The Clime of Celestial Matter, pg. 333*16. The Celestial Spheres, pg. 336*17. Toward the Orient: The Clime of Elementary Forms and the Forms of Species, pg. 343*18. The Kingdom of the Soul, pg. 346*19. The Demons of the Soul, pg. 353*20. The Genii of the Soul, pg. 355*21. The Terrestrial Angels, pg. 357*22. Angels-Souls of the Spheres and Angels-Cherubs, pg. 362*23. The Beauty of the King Who Is Like unto None Other, pg. 372*24. Those Who Emigrate Toward the Kingdom, pg. 374*25. If "Thou Wilt, Follow Me", pg. 379*List if Works Cited, pg. 383*Index, pg. 395
Series Title: Princeton legacy library; Mythos (Princeton, N.J.); Bollingen series, 66.; Princeton/Bollingen paperbacks.
Other Titles: Avicenne et le récit visionnaire.
Responsibility: Henry Corbin ; translated from the French by Willard R. Trask.

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