ALLEGORY AND PHILOSOPHY IN AVICENNA PDF

Heath, Peter. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina). With a Translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad’s Ascent to Heaven. Series:The Middle. Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna is an original and important work that breaks new. Allegory and philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sînâ): with a translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven / Peter Heath Heath, Peter,

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Aims and Scope 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, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic—and Western—intellectual and religious history. Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher.

Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Peter Heath here pihlosophy a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and poetics and to the ways alleory which they influenced strains of theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic–and Western–intellectual and religious history.

Heath begins by showing how Avicenna’s writings fit into the context and general history of Islamic allegory and explores the interaction among allegory, allegoresis, and philosophy in Avicenna’s thought.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna Ibn Sina: A respectful treatment of one another is important to us. Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice. November Copyright year: Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor.

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Appendix A On Allegory. Avicennas Theory of the Soul. He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure. From there, he examines the ways in which Avicenna’s cosmological, psychological, and epistemological theories find parallel, if diverse, expression in the disparate formats of philosophical and allegorical narration.

He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure. Print Flyer Recommend to Librarian. University of Pennsylvania Press- Philosophy – pages. Prices do not include postage and handling if applicable. Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher.

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The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos. With a Translation of the Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna is an original and important work that breaks new ground by applying the techniques of modern literary criticism to the study of Medieval Islamic philosophy. Overview Aims and Scope 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, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic—and Western—intellectual and religious history.

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Contents Courtier Physician Philosopher. From there, he examines the ways in which Avicenna’s cosmological, psychological, and epistemological theories find parallel, if diverse, expression in the disparate formats of philosophical and allegorical narration. Account Options Sign in. The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor. It will be of interest phiposophy scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy.

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