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ASG I: Proceedings

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Table of Contents

Before Avicenna:

Asad Q. Ahmed: Avicenna’s Treatment of Aristotelian Modals. A Study based on Conversion Rules and the Barbara Problematic.

Amos Bertolacci: Some Texts of Aristotle’s Metaphysics in the Ilāhīyāt of Avicenna’s Kitāb aš-Šifāʾ.

Robert Wisnovsky: Towards a History of Avicenna’s Distinction between Immanent and Transcendent Causes.

Rahim Acar: Intellect versus Active Intellect: Plotinus and Avicenna.



The Age of Avicenna:

David C. Reisman: Stealing Avicenna’s Books: A Study of the Historical Sources for the Life and Times of Avicenna.

Alnoor Dhanani: Rocks in the Heavens?! The Encounter between ʿAbd al-Ǧabbār and Ibn Sīnā.

Dimitri Gutas: Medical Theory and Scientific Method in the Age of Avicenna.

Tariq Jaffer: Bodies, Souls and Resurrection in Avicenna’s ar-Risāla al-Aḍḥawīya fī amr al-maʿād.



After Avicenna:

Jules Janssens: Bahmanyār ibn Marzubān: A Faithful Disciple of Ibn Sina?

Toby Mayer: Faḫr ad-Dīn ar-Rāzī’s Critique of Ibn Sīnā’s Argument for the Unity of God in the Išārāt, and Naßīr ad-Dīn aṭ-Ṭūsī’s Defence.

Ahmed H. Al-Rahim: The Twelver-Šīʿī Reception of Avicenna in the Mongol Period.

Sajjad Rizvi: Process Metaphysics in Islam? Avicenna and Mullā Šadrā on Intensification in Being.

Hidemi Takahashi: The Reception of Ibn Sīnā in Syriac: The Case of Gregory Barhebraeus.