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Avicenna

(ăv′ĭ-sĕn′ə) also

Ibn Sina

(ĭb′ən sē′nə) Full name Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdullah ibn Sina. 980-1037.
Persian physician and Neo-Platonist philosopher noted for his Canon of Medicine, a standard medical textbook used in Europe until the 17th century.
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The Prize consists of a gold Avicenna medal, a certificate and the sum of USD 10,000.
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Both those traditions benefitted from the Metaphysics of Avicenna and also from works of the Circle of al-Kindi, which was the source of the Book of Causes or Liber de causis well known in the Latin tradition.
Hence, one may wonder with Treiger why al-Ghazali did not discuss it, all the more since it clearly saves Avicenna from "giving lie to the prophets.
Aquinas responds to this argument of Avicenna this way that reason possesses memory and memory is not a different faculty from reason (Aquinas, 2009).
Fazlur Rahman, "Essence and Existence in Avicenna," "Medieval and Renaissance Studies 4": 1958, pp 1-16.
Avicenna, al-Shifa': al-Ilahiyyat, translated in Georges Anawati, La Metaphysique du Shifa' (Paris: J.
It will be updated and validated by the Avicenna Secretariat, with the assistance of national authorities.
Al-Khawrizmi and Avicenna attest to the fact that Iran has been perpetually a land
Here Despars engages what Avicenna explores as a medical condition, but that would have been rendered in the Christian Middle Ages as a category of sin, as sodomy.
He pointed out that despite a lapse of hundreds of years, the works of famous Iranian and Greek scientists such as Plato, Socrates, Avicenna and Kharazami are still hailed by the scientists all over the world.
Ibn Sina, known to the western world as Avicenna, was the dominant figure of the Arabian school of medicine.