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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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For the quotations of Avicenna in Isharat, Shihadeh indicates all the variants with Avicenna's text as edited by Sulayman Dunya (although Shihadeh lists the first edition, which is four vols.
However, Avicenna College Professor Gulfreen Waheed while talking to The Express Tribune supports the university's code of conduct.
Besides philosophy and medicine, Avicenna's works include writings on astronomy, alchemy, geography and geology, psychology, Islamic theology, logic, mathematics, physics, music and poetry.
She said Avicenna Medical College though a recent addition to the medical Institutes of the medical fraternity is firmly committed to ethical, high quality and community targeted medical education.
[2]--Reproductive Biotechnology Research Center, Avicenna Research Institute, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
Zabta Khan Shinwari is the laureate of 2015 UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science.
In the Latin West, a major challenge was presented by the discovery of Aristotle's De anima--known initially in the early thirteenth century through a translation by Gundissalinus of Avicenna's De anima--in which the soul was perceived as 'the first perfection of the natural body', and then through Aristotle's text, as commented on by Averroes, when it came to be explained as the form of the body.
Hemmati co-founded Avicenna Pharmaceuticals in Paris, France, to advance a technology based on cancer stem cell mutations he had earlier discovered.
In the present study, we aimed at exploring reason based on Avicenna's semantics and epistemology.