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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Comments 0 Please log in or register to comment. Contents Courtier Physician Philosopher. 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 Phklosophy and religious history. Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice.

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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.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

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The Interpretation and Function of Allegory. Avicennas Theory of Knowledge. Peter Heath Limited preview – He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure.

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 philoxophy of Medieval Islamic philosophy. A respectful treatment of one another is important to us. 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.

Translation of the Miraj Nama. The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor.

November Copyright year: 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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Overview Allefory 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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He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure. Prices are subject to change without notice. Appendix A On Allegory.