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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Included in lhilosophy book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice. Avicennas Theory of Knowledge. Translation of the Miraj Nama. Selected pages Title Page.

Islamic allegory is the product of a agicenna literary tradition to philosoophy few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher. 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. 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.

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Comments 0 Please log in or register to comment. The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor.

Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna is an original and important work that breaks new ground by applying the avicsnna of modern literary criticism to the study of Medieval Islamic philosophy. A respectful treatment of one another is important to us.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Please find details to our shipping fees here. November Copyright year: Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and 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.

Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and poetics and to the ways in which they influenced strains of theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic–and Western–intellectual and religious history. Appendix A On Allegory. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online.

The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos. It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy. 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)

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. Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice. Contents Courtier Physician Philosopher. It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sînâ) | Peter Heath

Account Options Sign in. He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure. Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicenbathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher.

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.

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.

Prices do not include postage and handling if applicable. Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and poetics and to the ways in which they influenced strains of theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic—and Western—intellectual and religious history. University of Pennsylvania Press- Philosophy – pages. He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure.

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