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Interpreting Avicenna: Critical Essays, edited by Peter Adamson

Interpreting Avicenna: Critical Essays, edited by Peter Adamson

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Alexander Treiger
Dalhousie University


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Treiger, Alexander. 2015. “Interpreting Avicenna: Critical Essays, Edited by Peter Adamson”. Ilahiyat Studies 5 (1):135-44. https://doi.org/10.12730/13091719.2014.51.104.


(First paragraph) Peter Adamson´s Interpreting Avicenna is a collection of twelve essays, written by leading experts on the “Chief Master„ of Arabic philosophy “ al-Sheikh al-raʾīs. Far from being a loose collection of disjointed pieces, this volume stands out as a well-structured and comprehensive handbook on Avicenna. This in itself is a remarkable achievement, which alone would make the volume indispensable. Additionally, each and every essay is an outstanding piece of scholarship, which offers a state-of-the-art presentation of its subject as well as breaks new ground and advances our knowledge of Avicenna´s life, thought, and legacy.


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