Studies in Arabic philosophy

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University of Pittsburgh Press, 1967 - Philosophy - 162 pages
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Nicholas Rescher presents ten essays that offer the thoughts of major Arabic philosophers in history and speak to their origins in Greek philosophy, as well as the subsequent influence of Arabic philosophy on the West. Much of the material is presented for the first time in print. Topics include: the concentric structure of the universe; the concept of existence; the Theory of Temporal Modalities; the Platonic Solids; and several essays on logic.

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of the Un1verse
AlK1nd1s Treat1se on the Platon1c Sol1ds
Yahya 1bn Ad1s Treat1se On the Four Sc1ent1f1c

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Nicholas Rescher is University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, and chairman of the Center for Philosophy of Science. He is the author or editor of nearly one hundred books, including Aporetics: Rational Deliberation in the Face of Inconsistency, and Ignorance: (On the Wider Implications of Deficient Knowledge).

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