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Author Goodman, Lenn Evan, 1944-

Title Avicenna / Lenn E. Goodman.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    181.5 GOO 2006    Available
Edition Updated ed.
Description xix, 261 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-253) and index.
Contents 1: LIFE, TIMES, WRITINGS: Setting the scene -- Ibn Sina's youth and education -- Wanderjahre -- The years at Isfahan -- 2: METAPHYSICS: Contingency and necessity -- Ibn Sina's synthesis -- Criticism and response -- 3: IDEAS AND IMMORTALITY: The possibility of knowledge -- The substance of the soul -- The substrate of immortality -- 4: LOGIC, PERSUASION, AND POETRY: Avicenna's prepositional logic -- Avicenna on the art of persuasion -- Avicenna's poetics -- Glossary.
Subject Avicenna, 980-1037.
ISBN 0801472547 paperback
9780801472541 paperback

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