Medieval Arabic Thought: Essays in Honour of Fritz Zimmermann

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Edited by Rotraud Hansberger, M. Afifi al-Haytham, and Charles Burnett
Publication date: 
25 June 2012
Number of pages: 
247
ISBN: 
978-1-908590-71-8
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Paperback
£35.00
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CONTENTS
  • Preface
  • Galen and al-Rāzī on time / Peter Adamson
  • The Ḥikam or aphorisms of al-Ghazālī: some examples / M. Afifi al-Akiti
  • Some Syriac pseudo-platonic curiosities / Sebastian Brock
  • Al-Jāḥiẓ on Aṣḥāb al-Jahālāt and the Jahmiyya / Patricia Crone
  • Jawhar and Dhāt in some medieval Arabic philosophers (or, on 'Dhis and Dhat') / Julian Faultless
  • Le scepticisme et sa réfutation selon al-Malāḥimī / Charles Genequand
  • Mediating the medium: the Arabic Plotinus on vision / Rotraud Hansberger
  • Shīʹī views of the death of the Prophet Muḥammad / Etan Kohlberg
  • Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's exposition of mayl / Y. Tzvi Langermann
  • ʻĪsā ibn ʻUmayr's Ibāḍī theology and Donatist Christian thought / Wilferd Madelung
  • The absurdaties of infinite time: Shahrastānī's critique of Ibn Sīnā and Ṭūsī's defence / Goby Mayer
  • The Islamic literature on encounters between Muslim renunciants and Christiam monks / Christopher Melchert
  • The development of translation techniques from Greek into Syriac and Arabic: the case of Galen's On the faculties and powers of simple drugs, book six / Peter E. Pormann
  • The working files of Rhazes: are the Jāmiʻ and the Ḥāwī identical? / Emilie Savage-Smith
  • Waiting for Philoponus / Richard Sorabji
  • [Greek title] / Manfred Ullman
  • On coincidence: the twenty-seventh and twenty-eight nights of al-Tawḥīdī's al-Imtāʻ wa-l-muʼānasa. An annotated translation / Geert Jan van Gelder
  • Fragments of the hitherto lost Arabic translations of Galen's On my own opinions in the philosophy reader MS Oxford, Bodleian Library, Oriental Collections, Marsh 539 / Elvira Wakelnig
  • A list of publications of Fritz Zimmermann
  • Index of proper names.