Avicenna and the Visionary Recital has 31 ratings and 2 reviews. Abdullah said: I guess Corbin is confused a little bit about why Avicenna wrote the reci. The cycle of Avicennan recitalsTranslation of the Persian commentary on the recital of Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān. HENRY CORBIN Avicenna AND THE VISIONARY RECITAL Translated from the French by Recent Studies on Avicenna’s “Oriental Philosophy’ PART II.

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Check out the top books of the year on our aavicenna Best Books of The author is also happy, at the same time, to express his particular grati- tude to the Bollingen Foundation, which kindly undertook the enterprise of this edition in English.

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Translation of the Recital of the Bird jgg Peter rated it it was amazing Dec 12, The Recital of Hayy ibn Yaqzan, pg. The Kingdom of the Soul, pg. Seyed Hossein rated it it was ok Feb 13, These recitals, in which the thinker recaptures his spiritual autobiography in the form of symbols, belong to a literary genre that is characteristic of Persian culture. Avicenna and Tusi on the Contradiction and Conversion of the Absolute.

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Avicenna and the Visionary Recital by Henry Corbin

Peter Adamson – – Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 3: Books by Henry Corbin. It is chiefly this that we have sought to bring out here. Milani Mudannayake rated it it agicenna amazing Sep 21, Be the first to ask a question about Avicenna and the Visionary Recital. Tarek MB rated it it was amazing Feb 11, The Recital of the Bird, pg.


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Ernesto rated it it was amazing Jun 06, The result of this is a rationalization that strikes a dissonant note when one studies him in his Iranian context while oneself sojourning in the Iranian milieu. This entry ocrbin no external links. The Soul’s Three Evil Companions, pg. Now, in the henrt of Avicennism as in the case of every other system of the world, the mode of presence assumed by the philosopher by reason of the system that he professes is what, in the last analysis, appears as the genuinely situative 3.

For the use of future bibliographers it may be well to record the following data.

What we have primarily sought to outline is a phenomenology of the Avicennan symbols in their Iranian context. Although he was Protestant by birth, he was educated in the Catholic tradition and at the age of 19 received a certificate in Scholastic philosophy from the Catholic Institute of Paris.

Each mode of comprehension corresponds to the inter- preter’s mode of being. That is why we should have wished, at the time, to allow hebry theme to ripen more, had it not been for the insistence of our Iranian colleagues and friends.

Looking for beautiful books? In the second case, it is the Avicennan cosmos that is taken as a magnitude to be situated: Sorme rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Some fragments of his works having had the privilege of being translated into Latin in hdnry twelfth century, in the West Avicenna has chiefly, if not entirely, engaged the attention of specialists in medieval philosophy. Avicenna and the Visionary Recital by Henry Corbin. Avicennism and Philosophical Situation It is perhaps ambitious to propound such a theme at the beginning of a neces- sarily limited study.

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In the first case, we must meditate on such problems as posed themselves for Avicenna himself. D Hermann rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Tony Street – – History and Philosophy of Logic 21 1: Selected Letters of C.

The Bird as Symbol 10″. It was a great festival of the spiritual culture of Iran, a celebration all the more opportune because, except for a few great names, chiefly of poets, the lineage of philosophers, theologians, and mystics who have given that culture its originality within the Islamic universe is to all intents and purposes absent from the horizon of Western man.

If “Thou Wilt, Follow Me”, pg. For this reason many more works will be necessary before the Iranian spiritual universe at last finds its place and its genuine expression in modern philosophical consciousness.

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