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Cambridge University Press

Interpreting Avicenna: Critical Essays

Peter Adamson (ed.)

Paperback

9781316505359

 

Contents

 

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