Avicenna and the Visionary Recital: (Mythos Series) (Mythos: The Princeton/ Bollingen Series in World Mythology) [Henry Corbin] on *FREE*. Avicenna and the Visionary Recital has 31 ratings and 2 reviews. Abdullah said: I guess Corbin is confused a little bit about why Avicenna wrote the reci. The Avicennan Recital and Its Persian Translations Contents Contents Translation of the Recital of the Bird jgg From Avicenna’s Recital to ‘Attar’s.

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Henry Corbin’s discovery in an Istanbul Henrik Lagerlund – – History and Philosophy of Logic 30 3: Avicenna – – Springer.

Ryan Szpiech – – Arabic Visjonary and Philosophy 20 2: Liviu rated it it was amazing Jan 25, Bahador Ali rated it it was amazing Jun 17, In his Histoire de la philosophie islamiquehe disproved the common view that philosophy among the Muslims came to an end after Ibn Rushd, demonstrating rather that a lively philosophical activity persisted in the eastern Muslim world — especially Qvicenna — and continues to our own day.

D Hermann rated it it was amazing Apr 22, I am well aware that it is this, too, that has caused a certain surprise by com- ing into collision with venerable routines.

So, as we said some lines before, the years having passed, we could not “update” this work without violently severing it from the Iranian context from which it emerged, existentially, at a particular moment. Account Options Sign in. The Angel, Spirit and Intelligence 46 6. The Gospel parable of the rejected feast keeps all its meaning even, and precisely, in scientific life.

Avicennism and Philosophical Situation It is perhaps ambitious to propound such a theme at the beginning of a neces- sarily limited study. Jade rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Henry Corbin – – Princeton University Press.


Avicenna and the Visionary Recital

The Metaphysica of Avicenna Ibn Sina. This second edition, at last, appeared in the rational order. Open Preview See a Problem? Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

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Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Want to Read saving…. Avicenna and the Visionary Recital by Henry Corbin. Victor rated it really liked it Mar 14, This theme can be yhe in two senses.

David Kopacz rated visionart it was amazing Aug 09, In the first case, Avicenna’s thought is to be regarded as situative: The Archangels-Cherubs or Intelligences 56 7. Precisely this leads them to depreciate the most explicit testimonies to an ex- perience that transcends the rational and “natural” realm to which they would fain relegate what is not in agreement with their dogmatic conception of mysti- cism.

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Avicenna and the Visionary Recital – Henry Corbin – Google Books

In this work a distinguished scholar of Islamic religion examines the mysticism and psychological thought of the great eleventh-century Persian philosopher and physician Avicenna Ibn Sinaauthor of over a hundred works on theology, logic, medicine, and mathematics. Mahindokht rated it really liked it Sep 15, Com rated it it was amazing Aug 22, This, furthermore, completes the definition of our intention.

It would be ridiculous to plunge into controversies with those who refuse the feast; their refusal only inspires sorrow and com- passion. Books by Henry Corbin. He attempts to end up interpreting Avicenna with some mysticism or Imamism. In the second case, it is the Avicennan cosmos that is taken as a magnitude to be situated: Although he was Protestant by birth, he was educated in the Catholic tradition and at the age of 19 received a certificate in Scholastic philosophy from the Catholic Institute of Paris.


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These recitals, in which the thinker recaptures his spiritual autobiography in the form of symbols, belong to a literary genre that is characteristic of Persian culture. Each mode of comprehension corresponds to the inter- preter’s mode of being. Those Who Emigrate Toward the Kingdom Michael Neal rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Then too, it was the organic wholeness of this trilogy as such that had never been analyzed in relation not only to the philosopher Avicenna’s own experience but to the very meaning of Avicennism.

Seamus Gillespie – – Philosophical Studies Hence the title we have given this anv Avicenna and the Visionary Recital. Henry Corbin’s discovery in an Istanbul library of the manuscript of a Persian translation of and commentary on Avicenna’s Hayy ibn Yaqzan, written in Arabic, led him to an analysis of three of Avicenna’s mystical “recitals.

A first edition of this work was brought out in the Collection du Millenaire published by the Iranian National Monuments Society.