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 through G.C. Anawati. New instances produce new percentages, and certainly, with the arrival of the pc and inter-library networking, a renewed process turns into not just available but additionally a necessity.In this bibliography, extra broad and systematic awareness is paid to non-Western guides, specially Arabian, persian, Turkish and Russian. Of unique curiosity is the inclusion of a few Indian guides. The courses are ordered based on a constant thematic department, with cross-references being supplied the place priceless. Separate chapters are devoted to the clinical and scientific contributions, whereas the philosophical works are taken care of in ten chapters.In all situations an advent is supplied which makes an attempt to stipulate either the mediaeval context of Avicenna's inspiration and the particular type of his considering. unique cognizance is paid to biographical and bibliographical experiences, in addition to to the 'Millenium' of courses that resulted from the Unesco backed 1980 memorial oth the millenium of Avicenna's delivery. eventually, and actually most significantly, an overvieuw is given of the various variants or translations of Avicenna's paintings, that are pointed out in keeping 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 unusual issues and a quick severe evaluation.The textual content therefore serves as a primary orientation for the reader into the richness of Avicenna's legacy. In sum, this bibliography goals at supplying a transparent, concise and entire presentation of the cloth, and is hence an indispensible work-instrument for all destiny Avicenna study.

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Hebr. 's Canon (1,2,3,1,2). In his introduction, A. 's text. ), includes the English translation of a part of the 1491 printed edition of the Hebraic translation of Canon, Ill, 7, 9. , Il Canon medicinae di Avicenna nella tradizione ebraica (IIelios, 1). Padova, Editoriale Programma, 1988, has a somewhat misleading title. It only deals with the Hebraic tradition of the Canon on pages 59-63. In the first two chapters (pp. 13-58) A. 's life, philosophy (following the line of interpretation of Corbin-Nasr), medical works, and the Canon.

Traduit par M. ACHENA et H. MASSE. Deuxieme edition revue et corrigee par M. ACHENA. Paris, Les Belles Lettres / Unesco, 1986, 280 + 260 pp. It is quite evident that the corrections introduced by A. are significant and may be considered to be a serious improvement of the '55-'58-text, esp. as far as the metaphysical part is concerned. A. offers a real philosophical translation. Although A. e. less literary, but more philosophical. The introduction of a philosophical outline of both the logical and the metaphysical elements also contributes to a better understanding of the text.

MEHREN's 1891 partial edition of the last section has been reprinted in: Traites (cf. Infra, Minor Works, a 5). , N. 3. , Tarjama. va-sharIJ Isharat va-Tanbihat -e Ibn Sina. Vol. 1 : rabf'yyat, Ilahiyyat, Ir/an va-Tasavvuf Tehran, Soroush, 11984, 21989; Vol. 2: Man (iq. Tehran, Soroush, 1988, 564, 704 pp (Arabic text, Persian translation and Comment). It is unclear which Arabic text-edition A. uses for this edition, but one may reasonably suppose it to be M. SHEI-IABY's edition of Tehran, 1960.

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