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 began during this area by way of G.C. Anawati. New instances produce new percentages, and certainly, with the arrival of the pc and inter-library networking, a renewed procedure turns into not just achieveable but additionally a necessity.

In this bibliography, extra huge and systematic consciousness is paid to non-Western guides, specially Arabian, persian, Turkish and Russian. Of detailed curiosity is the inclusion of a couple of Indian guides. The courses are ordered based on a constant thematic department, with cross-references being supplied the place beneficial. Separate chapters are devoted to the medical and scientific contributions, whereas the philosophical works are taken care of in ten chapters.

In all situations an advent is equipped which makes an attempt to stipulate either the mediaeval context of Avicenna's notion and the particular kind of his considering. exact awareness is paid to biographical and bibliographical stories, 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 actually most significantly, an overvieuw is given of the various variants or translations of Avicenna's paintings, that are pointed out in accordance with 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 brief 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 delivering a transparent, concise and complete presentation of the fabric, and is hence an indispensible work-instrument for all destiny Avicenna research.

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Nachdruk def Ausg. Leiden, 1903. Hsg. F. SEZGIN (Ver6jJ. Inst. Gesch. -Isl. , Reihe B. Abt. , B 1). Frankfurt am Main, Inst. Gesch. -Isl. , 1986 includes the French translation of the anatomical parts of the Canon. Persian IBN SINA. Qanun dar (ibb. K. I, 11, Ill, 1 and 2. Transl. 'A. SHARAFKANDI; Notes by A. PAKDAMEN and M. GAFFARI. 4 vol. Tehran, Sorush, 1984, 1986, 1988-'89. (There seems to have been a previous publication of the translation of b. I - Tehran, 'Erfani, 1978), XV-527; 382; 576 + 440 pp.

It may be noted that A. S. S. 's Persian works. , in : Bull. Phi/os. , 28 (86), 163-177. In this study, A. S. S. would have translated parts of his J)aneshNiimeh into Arabic). In the second part of this study, A. describes in detail the close resemblance, which can be shown to exist between the Diinesh-Nameh, and Ghazzall's Maqii~d al-faliisifa. Intentions of the Philosophers. Since A. did not discover many important omissions and only found minor additions (most of the time concrete examples, which are clearly intended to render the text more accessible), A.

VERBEKE. Louvain, Peeters; Leiden, Brill, 1972, VI + 156* + 472 pp. IV. Ed. crit. de la trad. latine med. par S. VAN RIET. Introd. doctrinalc par G. VERBEKE. Louvain, Peeters; Leiden, Brill, 1977, VII + 168* + 225 pp. Liber de Philosophia prima sive Scientia divina, V-X. Ed. crit. de la trad. latine med. par S. VAN RIET. Introd. doctrinale par G. VERBEKE. Louvain, Peeters; Leiden, Brill, 1980, VII + 117* + 330 pp. Liber de Philosophia prima sive Scientia divina, I-X. Lexiques, par S. VAN RIET. Louvain-Ia-Neuve, Peeters; Leiden, Brill, 1983, V + 15* + 353 pp.

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