Abd al-Latif al-Bagdadi's Philosophical Journey: From Aristotle's Metaphysics to the 'Metaphysical Science' (Islamic Philosophy, Theology & Science: T

Abd al-Latif al-Bagdadi's Philosophical Journey: From Aristotle's Metaphysics to the 'Metaphysical Science' (Islamic Philosophy, Theology & Science: T

By: Cecilia Martini Bonadeo (author)Hardback

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Although the philosopher 'Abd al-Latif al-Bagdadi (1162 -1231) received an extensive education in the thought of Avicenna, he still journeyed long in search of true philosophy. It was in Cairo that he finally discovered a model of philosophical metaphysics rooted in Greek thought as set out in Kindian and Farabian writings. This volume is devoted to the study of Aristotle's Metaphysics and other Greek metaphysical writing gathered together by this Muslim philosopher to form a 'Metaphysical Science' in his Book of the Science of Metaphysics (Kitab fi 'ilm ma ba'd al-tabi'a).

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About Author

Cecilia Martini Bonadeo, Ph.D. (2002), University of Padua, is currently research scholar in the European Research Council Advanced Grant n.249431 "Greek into Arabic". She was awarded the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Award for Translation 2012.

Contents

Introduction CHAPTER I The Tradition of Aristotle's Metaphysics in the Muslim East CHAPTER II The Intellectual Biography of 'Abd al-Latif al-Bagdadi CHAPTER III The Book on the Science of Metaphysics by 'Abd al-Latif al-Bagdadi Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9789004249165
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 378
  • ID: 9789004249165
  • weight: 727
  • ISBN10: 9004249168

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