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Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Muslim physician and philosopher of the eleventh century

by Aisha Khan

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islamic Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Avicenna, 980-1037,
    • Philosophy, Medieval,
    • Philosophy, Islamic,
    • Physicians -- Islamic Empire -- Biography,
    • Muslim physicians -- Islamic Empire -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAisha Khan.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesGreat Muslim philosophers and scientists of the Middle Ages
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB751.Z7 K48 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3401258M
      ISBN 101404205098
      LC Control Number2005015787

      The Concept of Heart Failure, From Avicenna to Albertini by Saul Jarcho, transl. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   This book presents the reader with an overview of the principal tenets of Avicenna's philosophy that both sets them in their own historical context within medieval Islam and brings them to bear on perennial themes in the history of western philosophy."—Journal of the History of Philosophy. From the PublisherBrand: Cornell University Press.

      IBN SINA (AVICENNA). Ibn Sina (Avicenna) () is one of the foremost philosophers of the golden age of Islamic tradition that also includes al-Farabi and Ibn is also known as al-Sheikh al-Rais (Leader among the wise men) a title that was given to him by his students. His philosophical works were one of the main targets of al-Ghazali’s attack on philosophical influences in Islam. Avicenna's most famous and influential work is his monumental treatise in five volumes, al-Qanun fi al-Tibb, or The Canon of Medicine. Encyclopedia Britannica has called it the single most important book in the history of medicine, East or West.

      The Canon. Ibn Sina is known to the wet as Avicenna. His book, The Canon surveyed the entire medical knowledge available from ancient and Muslim sources at the time in a clear and organized summary. It was originally written in Arabic and later translated into several languages, including Persian, Latin, Chinese, Hebrew, German, French, and English. Floating man, flying man or man suspended in air is a thought experiment by Avicenna (Ibn Sina, d. ) to argue for the existence of the soul. The argument is used to .


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Avicenna’s most influential works were Kitāb al-shifāʾ (Book of the Cure, or The Cure), an encyclopaedic exposition of logic, physics, mathematics, and metaphysics, and Al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb (The Canon of Medicine), one of the most important texts in the history of medicine.

More than extant works have been attributed to him. This book fills that need. In Avicenna Jon McGinnis provides a general introduction to the thinker's intellectual system and offers a careful philosophical analysis of major aspects of his work in clear prose that will be accessible to students as well as to specialists in Avicenna book studies, philosophy, and 5/5(4).

Avicenna is one of those rare works that one welcomes not only for its competence and accessibility but also for its formidable learning and refreshing new insights.

That its readership will include not only colleagues in the field of Islamic philosophy but also Islamists generally and researchers studying other cultural traditions is Avicenna book tribute in which the author should take some satisfaction."/5(3).

Looking for books by Avicenna. See all books authored by Avicenna, including Canon of Medicine Volume 2: Natural Pharmaceuticals, and Avicenna on the Science of the Soul: A Synopsis (Fil Ilm Al-Nafs), and more on Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: Avicenna Skip to main search results.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina): With a Translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad's Ascent to Heaven (The Middle Ages Series). His other masterpiece, the Book of Healing, is a philosophical treatise dealing with the soul.

Avicenna's interpretation of Aristotle followed to some extent that of the Neoplatonists. He saw God as emanating the universe from himself in a series of triads formed of mind, soul, and body. Avicenna has books on Goodreads with ratings. Avicenna’s most popular book is مجربات ابن سينا الروحانية.

Avicenna (Ibn Sina) book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Avicenna was considered a child prodigy by the age of ten, and b /5. Avicenna was the greatest of all Persian thinkers; as physician and metaphysician alike he was closely studied in the Middle Ages and his Canon of Medicine was used as a text book down to the rise of modern medicine/5.

The Canon of Medicine is an encyclopedia of medicine in five books compiled by Persian Muslim physician-philosopher Avicenna and completed in It presents an overview of the contemporary medical knowledge of the Islamic world, which had been influenced by earlier traditions including Greco-Roman medicine, Persian medicine, Chinese medicine and Indian medicine.

The Canon of Medicine Author: Avicenna. Avicenna book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Ibn Sina (), known as Avicenna in Latin, played a considerable role /5. Avicenna, Muslim physician, the most famous and influential of the philosopher-scientists of the medieval Islamic world.

He was particularly noted for his contributions in the fields of Aristotelian philosophy and medicine. He composed the Kitāb al-shifāʾ (Book of the Cure), a vast philosophical. the philosophers in the West, none, perhaps, is better known by name and less familiar in actual content of his ideas than the medieval Muslim philosopher, physician, minister and naturalist Abu Ali Ibn Sina, known since the days of the scholastics as Avicenna.

In this book the author, himself a philosopher, and long known for his studies of Arabic thought, presents a factual account of Book Edition: 1st Edition. The first volume detailed basic principles of medicine, anatomy, and human na also described treatments, diets, and general exercise routines.

In book 2, Materia Medica, Avicenna lists therapeutic natural substances from vegetal, animal, or mineral author also describes six basic rules for experimenting with new substances, which he based off of Galen's work.

al-Hasan b. ‘Ali Ibn Sina, in Latin he is know as Avicenna and his most famous works are those on philosophy and medicine. His philosophical views have engaged the attention of Western thinkers over several centuries, and his books have been among the most important sources in philosophy.

In medicine, his encyclpedic book, al-Qanun (The. Other books such as dictionaries or extra reading material can be purchased from bookshops in Budapest or they may be ready for sale by the Student Center.

user T+ Avicenna International College. “As the reader will discover in this book, problems that affect the mitochondria are the basic cause of disease; as Avicenna long ago stated in the 3rd Lesson, 2nd Art, “When the organ function becomes abnormal, then there is a problem with its energy, and a problem with organ’s energy causes a disease in the organ.” — 3 likes/5.

About this Item: Del Rey / Ballantine Books, New York, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. No dust jacket. Looks new and unread.:"When Farrell returned to Avicenna after years away, he found his oldest friend Ben living with an unattractive older wman named Sia.

Avicenna’s most important contribution to medical science was his famous book Al Qanun Fi Al-Tibb (The Canon of Medicine), known as the “Canon” in the West. This book was an immense five volume encyclopedia of medicine including over a million words.

It comprised of medical knowledge available from ancient and Muslim sources."Avicenna's Kitāb al-Šifāʾ (Book of the Cure/Healing): The Manuscripts Preserved in Turkey and Their Significance", in The Reception of the Classical Arabic Philosophy in the Ottoman Empire, ed.

J. Jabbour, Mélanges de l'Université.“The Book of Simple Medicine and Plants” from “The Canon of Medicine” Description Abū Alī al-Ḥusayn Ibn Sīnā (also known by the Latinized version of his name, Avicenna, – AD; – AH) was a Muslim Persian polymath and the foremost physician and philosopher of his time.