Relational Syllogisms and the History of Arabic Logic, 900-1900

Khaled El-Rouayheb, Harvard University

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9789004183193
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9789004190993
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June 2010
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Hardback
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0169-8729
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80

Oliver Kahl, University of Marburg

In this study of the Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in Rhazes’ (d. 925 CE) famous Arabic encyclopedia titled al-Ḥāwī, Oliver Kahl offers for the first time a textual and historical documentation of an hitherto neglected ‘foreign’ cluster of material.
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93
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Hardback
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9789004290259
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May 2015
Galen most important books were mediated through "summaries" which not only shortened, but also revised Galenic teachings. This book presents the first editions, translations, and studies of the remaining summaries to On Critical Days.
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92
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Hardback
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9789004282216
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November 2014

Gabriella Berzin, IDC Herzliya

In The Medieval Hebrew Translation of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Najāt presents an analysis and critical edition of the fourteenth-century Hebrew version of a major Arabic philosophical text, focusing on the psychology. It also includes an appendix featuring the section on metaphysics.
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91
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277489
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November 2014

Richard Todd, University of Edinburgh

In The Sufi Doctrine of Man, Richard Todd examines the life and thought of Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Qūnawī (13th century C.E.), Ibn 'Arabī's chief disciple and a key figure in the development of Sufi metaphysics.
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90
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ISBN: 
9789004271234
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May 2014

Dimitri Gutas, Yale University

This is the second, revised and updated, edition of this foundational work introducing a reading of Avicenna's philosophical works that is consistent with his intention and purpose in philosophy. Its usefulness is enhanced with a new appendix offering a critical inventory of Avicenna's...
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89
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ISBN: 
9789004255807
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May 2014

Cecilia Martini Bonadeo, University of Pisa

The present work provides a detailed account of the available data on ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī’s biography, an outline of his philosophical thought, and a detailed analysis of his reworking of pre-Avicennian Greek and Arabic metaphysics.
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88
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ISBN: 
9789004249165
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October 2013

Yossef Rapoport, Queen Mary University of London, and Emilie Savage-Smith, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

The Book of Curiosities is an eleventh-century Arabic account of the heavens and the Earth, illustrated by remarkable maps and astronomical diagrams. This authoritative edition and translation opens a unique window onto the geographical and astrological knowledge of medieval Islam.
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87
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255647
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October 2013

Jan Thiele, SOAS, London

This book offers an account of the life and thought of al-Ḥasan ar-Raṣṣāṣ (d. 1188 C.E.), who was among the most influential theologians of Yemeni Zaydism. Dieses Buch untersucht Leben und Denken von al-Ḥasan ar-Raṣṣāṣ (st. 1188),...
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86
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ISBN: 
9789004251267
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May 2013

Damien Janos, Georg-August University Göttingen

This study analyzes key concepts in al-Fārābī’s cosmology and provides a new interpretation of his philosophical development through an analysis of the Greco-Arabic sources and a contextualization of his life and thought in the cultural and intellectual milieu of his time.
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85
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ISBN: 
9789004206151
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March 2012

Jan Thiele, Freie Universität Berlin

This book examines the theory of causality formulated by the Zaydī al-Ḥasan ar-Raṣṣāṣ, whose thought bears witness to the symbiosis between Zaydī and Bahšamī theology in 6th/12th century Yemen. Die vorliegende Studie stellt die Kausalit&...
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84
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207479
Publication date: 
July 2011

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