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Aristotle and the Arabs

F. E. Peters

Aristotle and the Arabs

the Aristotelian tradition in Islam

by F. E. Peters

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Islamic -- Greek influences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] F. E. Peters.
    SeriesNew York University studies in Near Eastern civilization, no. 1, New York University studies in Near Eastern civilization ;, no. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB744.3 .P43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 303 p.
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5620489M
    LC Control Number68029431

    An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Aristotle and the Arabs; the Aristotelian tradition in Islam Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Aristotle in this book splits up into categories the different ways humans talk about what they experience. The categories as such dont make a whole lot of sense to me. Only due to people like Kant, Aquinas etc thinking very highly of the book does it make it into the 2-star category/5(53).

      The book retraces the fate of Aristotle's works and thought from classical Athenes to the end of the Middle Ages. As a former student of philosophy and a technological writer,I was fascinated by the relationships described between religion, philosophy and science, especially from late Roman era Ravenna and Alexandria to the Paris Sorbonne of Reviews: His promotion of this thesis -which runs counter to the creeds of modern Islamists - was found in his seminal books Greek Heritage in Islamic Civilization () and Aristotle among the Arabs, as well as countless translations of Greek thought. He also wrote about Europe 's cultural debt to the Arabs.

    "In his first book on Sleep he relates of Aristotle, his master, that he had a discourse with a Jew; and his own account was that what this Jew said merited admiration and showed philosophicalerudition. To speak of the race first, the man was a Jew by birth and came from Cœlesyria [Palestine]. These Jews are derived from the philosophers of India. His book, published in , is one of the first attempts at a compromise between Judaism and the Peripatetic philosophy of the Arabs. Maimonides and Aristotle. While the Arabs preferred Aristotle's logical and metaphysical works, Maimonides devoted his attention to his moral philosophy and sought to harmonize it with revelation.


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Ibn Rushd () Commentary on Aristotle’s Book on the Heaven and the Universe: Sharḥ Kitāb al-Samā’ wa-l-‘ālam. With an introduction by Endress G. Reproduced from MSNational Library, Tunis (Aḥmadiyya Fund, ).

Institute for the History of. Before reading 'The Arabs' I thought it might be another classy book (and classical view) of the arab people. But this book soared beyond my expectations.

It is the Arab identity that base the essential topics and unlike other books on Middle East region, this explains the development of the Arab mind throughout a whole century (from the /5().

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Avi Shlaim, author of The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World “Eugene Rogan writes about the Middle East with exceptional empathy, wisdom, and insight. His book is a landmark in scholarship on this complex and controversial region. Western scholars have written extensively about the Middle East but mostly from the outside looking s: It explores central themes from Aristotle's corpus, including logic, rhetoric and poetics, physics and meteorology, psychology, metaphysics, ethics and politics, and examines how these themes are investigated and developed by Arabic philosophers including al-Kindî, al-Fârâbî, Avicenna, al-Ghazâlî, Ibn Bâjja and Averroes.

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