Avicenna's Metaphysics in Context

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Duckworth, 2003 - Philosophy - 305 pages
An analysis of the sources and evolution of the metaphysics of Abu Ali ibn Sina (d. 1037 AD) - known in the West by his Latinized name Avicenna - this book fucuses on the answers Avicenna and his predecessors gave to two fundamental questions: what is the soul and how does it cause the body? and what is God and how does He cause the world? To respond to these challenges Avicenna invented new concepts and distinctions and reinterpreted old ones.

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Introduction
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Aristotle
21
Alexander and Themistius
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