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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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However, Avicenna College Professor Gulfreen Waheed while talking to The Express Tribune supports the university's code of conduct.
Corresponding author: Kambiz Gilany, Reproductive Biotechnology Research Center, Avicenna Research Institute, ACECR, Tehran, Iran, P.
Avicenna works out in detail this epistemological profile of a demonstrative science in his Book of Demonstration from the Logic of the Healing, which is his reworked version of Aristotle's Posterior Analytics.
Zabta Khan Shinwari is the laureate of 2015 UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science.
In view of that, the Arabic Tradition (Farabi, Avicenna and Averroes) conceives the Aristotelian God as the creator, the only one that exists by virtue of itself; the existence of all the possible creatures becomes necessary by virtue of Him.
It may be interesting to note that Avicenna might have borrowed the term dhawq from Sufism, but he nevertheless interprets it in an explicitly philosophical way, as he does with every "mystical" notion in the last three sections of the Isharat.
Major reasons for proving the presence of reason by Avicenna are:
The Avicenna centre is located in Novosibirsk and comprises three multi-disciplinary medical and diagnostic clinics with its own laboratory and a hospital with a maternity ward.
He presents a counter-history in which the course of philosophy is an ishraqi--an illuminationist account, beginning with what the late Henry Corbin famously called the visionary recitals in Avicenna and culminating with the Andalusian Sufi Ibn Arabi.
Thabet, who has scientific achievements in the field of finance , philosophy and mental strength, was elected by members of the British Royal Society of Science to be bestowed the Avicenna Award as a successor of Tony Buzan the inventor of Mind Mapping.
Discussion of the commentaries is contextualized by a history of translations of the work itself as well as coverage of the thinking of Avicenna and Averroes.
It is indeed the dazzling surgery of a Jew trained by the legendary Persian physician Avicenna (Ben Kingsley) that ultimately convinces Rob to seek tutelage in the great master's school.