Classical Arabic philosophy : an anthology of sources / translated with introduction, notes, and glossary by Jon McGinnis and David C. Reisman.

Published
  • Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Company ©2007
Physical description
xxxi, 427 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 9780872208711
  • 0872208710
  • 9780872208728
  • 0872208729
  • 1603840338
  • 9781603840330
Notes
  • Includes glossary.
  • Translated from the Arabic.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 394-402) and index.
  • Translated from the Arabic.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Introduction -- Falsafa and the Arabic translation movement -- The intellectual world of the ancient and medieval Mediterranean -- The physical theory and cosmology of Islamic speculative theology (kalām) -- Al-Kindī: The explanation of the proximate efficient cause for generation and corruption -- On the intellect -- On divine unity and the finitude of the world's body -- The one true and complete agent and the incomplete metaphorical "agent" -- On the means of dispelling sorrows -- Ar-Rāzī: The philosopher's way of life -- On the five eternals -- Selections from doubts against Galen -- Al-Fārābī -- The eisagōgē; the introduction -- Selections from Book of demonstration -- On the intellect -- The aims of Aristotle's Metaphysics -- The principles of existing things -- Directing attention to the way to happiness. Baghdad peripatetics: Abū Bishr Mattá: selections from Abū Bishr Mattá's Commentary on Aristotle's Physics, ii 7/9 -- Yaḥyá ibn ʻĀdī: Selection from establishing the nature of the possible -- Abū Sulaymān as-Sijistānī: selection from on the proper perfection of the human species -- Ibn Sīnān -- The Cure, "Book of demonstration," i.9, On induction and methodic experience and what makes it necessary -- The Cure, "Book of demonstration," iii.5 -- The Cure, "Physics," i.2, enumerating the principles of physics by postulate and thesis -- Selections on atomism from the Cure, "Physics" -- Selections on "inclination" (mayl) and projectile motion -- Selections on psychology from the cure, "the soul" -- The Salvation, "Metaphysics," i.12 -- The Salvation, "Metaphysics," ii.1/5 -- The Salvation, "Metaphysics," ii.12/13 -- The Salvation, "Metaphysics," ii.18/19 -- The Cure, "Metaphysics," iv.2, on governance -- Al-Ghazālī: Concerning that on which true demonstration is based -- The Incoherence of the philosophers, "the first discussion," on refuting their claim of the world's eternity -- On power -- Ibn Bajjá: Selection from commentary on Aristotle's "Physics" -- Conjunction of the intellect with man -- Ibn Ṭufayl: Selections from Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān -- Ibn Rushd: Selections from the Incoherence of the Incoherence, "first discussion" -- The decisive treatise -- Commentary on Metaphysics, zeta 9 -- Selections from the long commentary on the soul -- Commentary on Metaphysics, delta 7 -- As-Suhrawardī: Selections from the philosophy of illumination.
Related item
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Quelle
  • Quelle.
  • text
Language
  • Arabic
  • English

Summary

  • This is an introduction to the major classical Arabic philosophers through substantial selections from the key works in each of the fields - including logic, philosophy of science, natural philosophy, metaphysics, ethics, and politics - to which they made significant contributions.

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