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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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Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special attention to Avicenna’s psychology and Appendix A On Allegory.

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. 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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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. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. 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.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

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It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy. The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor. With a Translation of the Avicennas Theory of the Soul. 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.

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.

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