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Heath, Peter. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina). With a Translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad’s Ascent to Heaven. Series:The Middle. Included in this book is an illustration of Avicenna’s allegorical practice. Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna is an original and important work that breaks new. Allegory and philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sînâ): with a translation of the Book of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven / Peter Heath Heath, Peter,

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The text concludes with an investigation of the literary dimension Avicenna’s allegorical theory and practice by examining his use of description metaphor.

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Islamic allegory is the product of a cohesive literary tradition to which few contributed as significantly as Ibn Sina Avicennathe eleventh-century Muslim philosopher. Aims and Scope Explores the use of allegory in the writing of the renowned eleventh-century Muslim philosopher pbilosophy in the West as Avicenna, paying special attention to the ways he influenced theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic—and Western—intellectual and religious history.

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Heath begins by showing how Avicenna’s writings fit into the context and general history of Islamic allegory and explores the interaction among allegory, allegoresis, and philosophy avjcenna Avicenna’s thought. Avicennas Theory of Knowledge. Overview Aims and Scope Explores the use of allegory in the writing of the renowned eleventh-century Muslim philosopher known in the West as Avicenna, paying special attention to the ways he influenced theological, mystical, and literary thought in subsequent Islamic—and Phjlosophy and religious history.

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Allegory and Philosophy in Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Heath begins by showing how Avicenna’s writings fit into the context and general history of Islamic allegory and explores the interaction among allegory, allegoresis, and philosophy in Avicenna’s thought.

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