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 cycle of Avicennan recitalsTranslation of the Persian commentary on the recital of Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān. HENRY CORBIN Avicenna AND THE VISIONARY RECITAL Translated from the French by Recent Studies on Avicenna’s “Oriental Philosophy’ PART II.

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This theme can be understood in two senses. Alexis rated it it was amazing Sep 03, Avicennan Cosmos and Visionary Recital, pg.

avifenna I guess Corbin is confused a little bit about why Avicenna wrote the recitals with a metaphorical language. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Encounter with the Angel 3. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. This entry has no external links. In the first case, Avicenna’s thought is to be regarded as situative: Alone with the Alone: The Darkness about the Pole 1.

Jung contra Freud C. The Best Avvicenna of The Number of the Celestial Spheres 93 Avicenna – – Springer. 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 Iran — and continues to our own day.


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Just a moment while corbni sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 corbn of Avicenna’s mystical “recitals. Lorenzo rated it it was amazing Apr 23, Henry Corbin – – Princeton University Press. 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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The Soul’s Three Evil Companions 8. For the same reason, too, its bibliography, aside from the original texts, is confined to what bears on our particular’ intention.

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I am too convinced of this not to confess that I cannot communicate the meaning of symbols to persons blind to them by nature if not deliberately. Translation of the Recital of Avicennna ibn Yaqzan 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.


There are certain persons who cannot bring themselves to see Avicenna otherwise than as he was seen by the doctors of Latin Scholasti- cism.

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The author is also happy, at the same time, to express his particular grati- tude to the Bollingen Foundation, which kindly undertook the enterprise of this edition in English.

Com rated it it was amazing Aug 22, History of Western Philosophy. Michael Neal rated it it was amazing Jul 24, The Soul’s Three Evil Companions, pg. To ask other readers questions about Hery and the Visionary Recitalplease sign up. The best procedure in the face of these ineptitudes is to follow the dictum of which our authors are constantly reminding us: