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By David Colum Reisman

ISBN-10: 9004129782

ISBN-13: 9789004129788

This quantity includes the court cases of the 1st assembly of the Avicenna examine workforce. all of the papers provides the newest study conclusions in its respective subject. those conclusions comprise new insights into Avicenna's revision of Aristotle and Plotinus, particular components of his theories of psychology and metaphysics, his highbrow interplay with the theologians of his interval, the historic and social context within which Avicenna labored, the reception of his concept between Syriac-writing authors, between later Ishraqi philosophers, and in Shi'ite peripatetic philosophy. those insights variety from new interpretations of his extant corpus, to forcing theories at the components contributing to his philosophical strategies. in lots of instances, those papers current hitherto unexamined textual facts that are meant to give a contribution enormously to a brand new method in Avicenna experiences, and Arabic-Islamic philosophy ordinarily.

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Du grec au latin à travers l’arabe: la langue, créatrice d’idées dans la terminologie philosophique,” in Aux origines du lexique philosophique européen, L’influence de la latinitas, ed. J. Hamesse (Louvain-la-Neuve: Fédération Internationale des Instituts d’Éudes Médiévales, 1997), 143, 161; H. , 66–67. 7 The extant parts of this translation are preserved in Averroes’ Tafsìr (“Commentary”) of Aristotle’s Metaphysics; see Averroès, Tafsir ma ba'd at-Tabi'at, ed. M. Bouyges, 3 vols. (Beirut: Imprimerie Catholique, 1938–1948).

The conclusion is necessary and provides a particular instance of the general rule established by the major premise. The conclusion is, therefore, necessary. 58 As there are different manners of construing a premise, the same syllogism will sometimes yield one conclusion, sometimes another. He teaches this same lesson when dealing with the second problem. The proof for validating the conclusion rests on ad impossibile 58 Using such construals, it seems possible to derive necessary conclusions even from two assertoric premises; Na[àt, 30.

The Ilàhìyàt is the fourth section of this work, and deals with the metaphysical science. 2 Avicenna states that it is “more accommodating to my Peripatetic colleagues” than his al-Óikma al-Ma“riqìya (“Eastern Philosophy”) or al-Ma“riqìyùn (“The Easterners”); see Ibn Sìnà, a“-”ifà", al-Man†iq: al-Mad¢al, ed. M. al-›udayrì, F. C. J. Brill, 1988), 51 (see also the remarks at 110–112). 4 In the present contribution two examples of the reception of Aristotle’s Metaphysics in the Ilàhìyàt are provided.

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