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Ibn Sina's Remarks and Admonitions: Physics and Metaphysics: An Analysis and Annotated Translation

Abstract

Al-Ishārāt wal-Tanbīhāt (Remarks and Admonitions) is one of the most mature and comprehensive philosophical works by Ibn Sina (Avicenna, 980–1037). Grounded in an exploration of logic (which Ibn Sina described as the gate to knowledge) and happiness (the ultimate human goal), the text illuminates the divine, the human being, and the nature of things through a wide-ranging discussion of topics. The sections of Physics and Metaphysics deal with the nature of bodies and souls as well as existence, creation, and knowledge. Especially important are Ibn Sina's views of God's knowledge of particulars ... More

Keywords: happiness, Ibn Sina, logic, al-Ghazali, God, creation, physics, metaphysics, evil, Al-Ishārāt wal-Tanbīhāt

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231166164
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231166164.001.0001