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An Annotated Bibliography on Ibn Sînâ (1970-1989). Including by Jules L. Janssens

By Jules L. Janssens

This Avicenna bibliography, the results of 20 years of study, seeks to proceed the paintings started during this area through G.C. Anawati. New instances produce new percentages, and certainly, with the appearance of the pc and inter-library networking, a renewed method turns into not just achievable but additionally a necessity.In this bibliography, extra wide and systematic realization is paid to non-Western courses, in particular Arabian, persian, Turkish and Russian. Of distinct curiosity is the inclusion of a couple of Indian guides. The guides are ordered in response to a constant thematic department, with cross-references being supplied the place valuable. Separate chapters are devoted to the medical and clinical contributions, whereas the philosophical works are handled in ten chapters.In all cases an advent is equipped which makes an attempt to stipulate either the mediaeval context of Avicenna's concept and the particular type of his pondering. certain awareness is paid to biographical and bibliographical experiences, in addition to to the 'Millenium' of guides that resulted from the Unesco backed 1980 memorial oth the millenium of Avicenna's beginning. eventually, and in reality most significantly, an overvieuw is given of the various versions or translations of Avicenna's paintings, that are pointed out based on the numbering of the vintage bibliographies of G. C. Anawati and M. Mahdavi. just about all courses are annotated with a precis presentation in their most unique issues and a quick serious evaluation.The textual content hence serves as a primary orientation for the reader into the richness of Avicenna's legacy. In sum, this bibliography goals at supplying a transparent, concise and finished presentation of the fabric, and is hence an indispensible work-instrument for all destiny Avicenna examine.

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Avicennas Lehre vom Regenbogen nach seinen Werk al-Shifa (mit Bemerkungen von E. WIEDEMANN), in: E. WIEDEMANN, Gesammelte Schriften zur arabisch-islamischen Wissenschaften. Frankfurt am Main, Inst. Gesch. -Isl. , 1984, 733-744. Repr. of this transl. of Meteorology, Il, 2-3, originally published in: Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 30 (13), 533-544. , translation of K. al-nafs, b. V, ch. 2 (first part), in : A. BADAWI, lIistoire, Il, 672-674, 678-679. In many respects A. improves upon Bakos' translation of this chapter (on several other occasions, he just quotes Bakos' translation of other chapters, or parts thereof, without any significant changes).

S text). Shifa-Translations (and studies related to the text) 1. , The Propositional Logic ofAvicenna. , Comm. and Glossary, (SIlL). Dordrecht, Reide1, 1973, VII + 296 pp. Unfortunately A. only provides a translation ofb. 5-7, b. 8, ch. 1-2 and b. 9, ch. 's Prior Analytics. Although the translation has merit, it is in need of correction. ) limited, both in number and in scope. 's own understanding of it. For some important corrections, see Logic, All. , Avicenna's Commentary on the Poetics ofAristotle.

Accurate, although slightly interpretative. , Ibn Sfna. Remarks and Admonitions. Part one: Logic. , 28). Toronto, Pont. Inst. of Med. , 1984, XI + 165 pp. This translation provokes ambiguous feelings. On the one hand, it is clear that A. does not take the same liberties with the text as Goichon's 1951-translation. But, on the other hand, it is also clear that A. makes pertinent mistakes, due to obvious misreadings (on several occasions, Goichon's translation appears to be more correct). 's introduction outlines quite well the basic structures and ideas of the logical part of the Isharat.

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