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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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna Ibn Sina: Prices are subject to change without notice. Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher. By using the comment function on degruyter. Univ of Pennsylvania Press Amazon.

University of Pennsylvania Press- Philosophy – pages. He then provides aplegory brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure. Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and Please find details to our shipping fees here.

Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Search the full text of this book: Peter Heath Limited znd – The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos. 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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A respectful treatment of one another is important to us. 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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Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules. It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and 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.

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.

It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy. He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure.

The Interpretation and Function of Allegory. November Copyright year: 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 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. Prices do not include postage and handling if applicable. Translation of the Miraj Nama. Aims and Scope Explores the use of allegory in the writing of the renowned eleventh-century Muslim philosopher known in the Phulosophy 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. Appendix A On Allegory.