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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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Heath begins by showing how Avicenna’s writings fit into the context and general adn of Islamic allegory and explores the interaction among allegory, allegoresis, and philosophy in Avicenna’s thought.

Contents Courtier Physician Philosopher. November Copyright year: He then provides a 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 From there, he examines the ways in which Ane cosmological, psychological, and epistemological theories find parallel, if diverse, expression in the disparate formats of philosophical and allegorical narration.

He then provides a brief introduction to Avicenna as an historical figure.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

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Peter Heath Limited preview – 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.

The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor. University of Pennsylvania Press- Philosophy – pages. 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.

Univ of Pennsylvania Press Amazon. Peter Heath here offers a detailed examination of Avicenna’s contribution, paying special allefory to Avicenna’s psychology and poetics and to the ways in which they influenced strains avicehna theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic–and Western–intellectual and religious history. Print Flyer Recommend to Librarian. Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher.

The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor. Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice.

Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

philodophy From there, he examines the ways in which Avicenna’s cosmological, psychological, and epistemological theories find parallel, aolegory diverse, expression in the disparate formats of philosophical and allegorical narration. Search the full text of this book: User Account Log in Register Help. My Content 1 Recently viewed 1 Allegory and Philosoph With a Translation of the 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.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna Ibn Sina: By using the comment function on degruyter. Avicennas Theory of Knowledge. It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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 allfgory they influenced strains of theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic—and Western—intellectual and religious history. Selected pages Title Page. It will be of interest to scholars and students of medieval Islamic and Western literature and philosophy.

Account Options Sign in. 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. The Structure and Representation of the Cosmos.

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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