Ibn Sina [Avicenna]

[New Entry by Dimitri Gutas on September 15, 2016.] Abū-ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn-ʿAbdallāh Ibn-Sīnā [Avicenna] (ca. 970 - 1037) was the preeminent philosopher and physician of the Islamic world.[1] In
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[New Entry by Dimitri Gutas on September 15, 2016.] Abū-ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn-ʿAbdallāh Ibn-Sīnā [Avicenna] (ca. 970 - 1037) was the preeminent philosopher and physician of the Islamic world.[1] In his work he combined the disparate strands of philosophical/scientific[2] thinking in Greek late antiquity and early...

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