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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English


  • Avicenna, 980-1037,
  • Muslim philosophers -- Biography,
  • Philosophy, Islamic

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Edition Notes

Statementby William E. Gohlman.
SeriesStudies in Islamic philosophy and science
ContributionsJūzajānī, ʻAbd al-Wāḥid ibn Muḥammad, 11th cent., Gohlman, William E., ed.
LC ClassificationsB751.A5 S5 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5415047M
ISBN 10087395226X, 0873952278
LC Control Number73006793

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  Ibn Sina, who is referred to as Avicenna in Latin, was a true polymath. Born in Persia in the tenth century, his passion for knowledge was unbound, and he made lasting contributions to medicine, math, and philosophy. Due to the scope and brilliance of his work he can be compared to the great Leonardo da : $ About the author () The most famous of the philosopher-scientists of Islam, Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn-Abd Allah ibn-Sina, known in the West as Avicenna, was born in Bukhara, Persia, and died in. The life of Ibn Sina: a critical edition and annotated translation | Ibn Sina (Avicenna), William E. Gohlman | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The Life of Ibn Sina: A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation (Hardcover).

Ibn Sina, also known by his Latinized name in Europe as Avicenna, was a Persian philosopher and polymath, born in CE. Regarded as one of the most influential thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age, Ibn Sina wrote extensively on philosophy of ethics and metaphysics, medicine, astronomy, alchemy, geology psychology and Islamic theology. He was also a logician, mathematician and a poet. Ibn Sina was born in AH /AD near Bukhara in Central Asia, where his father governed a village in one of the royal estates. At thirteen, Ibn Sina began a study of medicine that resulted in ‘distinguished physicians reading the science of medicine under [him]’ (Sirat al-shaykh al-ra. Avicenna, Arabic Ibn Sīnā, in full Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sīnā, (born , near Bukhara, Iran [now in Uzbekistan]—died , Hamadan, Iran), Muslim physician, the most famous and influential of the philosopher-scientists of the medieval Islamic world.   I broached the subject of Ibn Ishaq’s bio and showed him the web site where the English translation of the book can be downloaded. [The Life of Muhammad, a translation of Ishaq's Sirat Rasul Allah, with introduction and notes by A. Guillaume, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford. First published , Reissued in Pakistan.

The Life of Ibn Sina: A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation Avicenna, Ab?? Al? al-?usayn b.?Abd All?h Ibn S?n?,?Abd al-W??id J?zj?n? Limited preview -   The life journey of Ibn Sina. In the list of Muslim intellectuals, Ibn Sina has a distinguished place. He was born in a village in, where he was brought up in a well-off family. Besides, his father was a governor by profession and was an eminent scholar. Ibn Sina obtained thorough education and was known for his astonishing mind and : Jawad Minhas.   Ibn Shinar's wonderful life Ibn Sina is one of the best medical practitioners in history, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher. The experts of Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Russia and other countries claim this great philosopher as their national scholar. King of Bokhara . Probably ibn Sina's most famous book is the five-volume Al-Qann fi al-Tibb, or The Canon of Medicine. It covered basic principles of medicine and medicines available to treat patients, diseases of specific body parts and of the body as a whole, and traumatic injuries.