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Islamic Philosophies


Adamson, Peter. The Arabic Plotinus: A Philosophical Study of the Theology of Aristotle. London: Duckworth, 2002.

al-Farabi. Alfarabi, the Political Writings: Selected Aphorisms and Other Texts. Translated and annotated by Charles E. Butterworth. Ithaca, N.Y., and London: Cornell University Press, 2001.

——. Al-Farabi's Commentary and Short Treatise on Aristotle's De Interpretatione. Edited and translated by F. W. Zimmermann. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981.

Averroës (Ibn Rushd). Averrois Cordubensis Commentarium Magnum in Aristotelis De Anima Libros. Edited by F. Stuart Crawford. Cambridge, Mass.: Medieval Academy of America 1953.

——. Averroës: On the Harmony of Religions and Philosophy. Translated by George F. Hourani. London: Luzac, 1961.

——. Averroës' Tahafut al-Tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence). Translated by Simon Van Den Bergh. London: Luzac, 1969.

Corbin, Henry. En islam iranien, aspects spirituels et philosophiques. 4 vols. Paris: Gallimard, 1971–1972.

D'Ancona, Cristina, and Richard C. Taylor. "Le Liber de causis." In Dictionnaire de Philosophes Antiques. Supplément. Edited by Richard Goulet et al. Paris: CNRS Edition, 2003.

Davidson, Herbert A. Alfarabi, Avicenna, and Averroës on Intellect: Their Cosmologies, Theories of the Active Intellect, and Theories of Human Intellect. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Endress, Gerhard. "The Circle of Al-Kindi. Early Arabic Translations from the Greek and the Rise of Islamic Philosophy." In The Ancient Tradition in Christian and Islamic Hellenism: Studies on the Transmission of Greek Philosophy and Sciences, edited by Gerhard Endress and Remke Kruk. Leiden, Netherlands: Research School CNWS, 1997.

Fakhry, Majid. Al-Farab, Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism: His Life, Works, and Influence. Oxford: One World, 2002.

Geoffroy, Marc. "La tradition arabe du Peri; noù d'Alexandre d'Aphrodise et les origines de la theorie farabienne des quatre degres de l'intellect." In Aristotele e Alessandro di Afrodisia nella Tradizione Araba, edited by Cristina D'Ancona and Giuseppe Serra. Padua, Italy: Il Poligrafo, 2002.

Gohlman, William E. The Life of Ibn Sina: A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1974.

Gutas, Dimitri. Avicenna and the Aristotelian Tradition: Introduction to Reading Avicenna's Philosophical Works. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 1988.

——. Greek Thought, Arabic Culture: The Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement in Baghdad and Early Àbbâsid Society (2nd–4th/8th–10th centuries). London and New York: Routledge, 1999.

Hasse, Dag Nikolaus. "Avicenna on Abstraction." In Aspects of Avicenna, edited by Robert Wisnovsky. Princeton, N.J.: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2001.

Ha'iri Yazdi, Mehdi. The Principles of Epistemology in Islamic Philosophy: Knowledge by Presence. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992.

Harvey, Steven. "The Place of the Philosopher in the City according to Ibn Bâjjah." In The Political Aspects of Islamic Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Muhsin S. Mahdi, edited by Charles E. Butterworth. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Hourani, George F. "Ibn Sina on Necessary and Possible Existence." Philosophical Forum 4 (1972): 74–86.

Ibn al-Nadim. The Fihrist of al-Nadîm: A Tenth-Century Survey of Muslim culture. Edited and translated by Bayard Dodge. New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1970.

Ibn Bajjah. Treatise on Conjunction with the Intellect (Risâlat Ittisâl al-fiAql bi-l-Insân). Edited with introduction and Spanish translation, "Tratado de Ibn Bajja sobre al Union del Intelecto con el Hombre," by Miguel Asin Palacios. al-Andalus 7 (1942): 1–47.

Marmura, Michael. "Avicenna's 'Flying Man' in Context." Monist 69 (1986): 383–395.

Rowson, Everett K. "An Unpublished Work by al-Âmirî and the Date of the Arabic De causis." Journal of the American Oriental Society 104 (1984): 193–199.

Taylor, Richard C. "'Truth Does Not Contradict Truth': Averroës and the Unity of Truth." Topoi 19 (2000): 3–16.

Von Kügelgen, Anke. Averroës und die arabische Moderne: Ansätze zu einer Neubegründung des Rationalismus im Islam. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 1994.

Wisnovsky, Robert. Avicenna's Metaphysics in Context. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2003.

Zimmermann, F. W. "The Origins of the So-Called Theology of Aristotle." In Pseudo-Aristotle in the Middle Ages, edited by Jill Kraye, W. F. Ryan, and Charles B. Schmitt. London: Warburg Institute, University of London, 1986.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Intuitionist logic to KabbalahIslamic Philosophies - Philosophical Theology In Islam, Transmission And Development Of Greek Science And Philosophy, Al-kindi And The Assimilation Of Greek Neoplatonic Metaphysics