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Cambridge University Press

Interpreting Avicenna: Critical Essays

Peter Adamson (ed.)






1. The life and times of Avicenna: patronage and learning in medieval Islam - David C. Reisman


2. Avicenna's philosophical project - Dimitri Gutas


3. Avicenna on the syllogism - Tony Street


4. Avicenna's natural philosophy - Jon McGinnis


5. Avicenna and medicine - Peter E. Pormann


6. Avicenna's epistemological optimism - Dag Nikolaus Hasse


7. Certitude, justification, and the principles of knowledge in Avicenna's epistemology - Deborah Black


8. Avicenna's metaphysics - Stephen Menn


9. From the necessary existent to God - Peter Adamson


10. Avicenna's Islamic reception - Robert Wisnovsky


11. The reception of Avicenna in Jewish cultures, East and West - Gad Freudenthal and Mauro Zonta


12. Avicenna's Christian reception - Amos Bertolacci