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Medieval Philosophers Research Guide

A select list of Medieval Philosophers.

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Primary Sources

The Metaphysics of The Healing / Al-Shifa: Illahiyyat
Translated, introduced, and annotated by Michael E. Marmura. Contains parallel English-Arabic text. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 2005. B751.S5 E5 2005 (Stacks)

La Metaphysique du Shifa
Notes and commentaries by Georges C. Anawati. Paris: J. Vrin, 1978-1985. B751.S5 F7 1978 (Stacks)

Remarks and Admonitions Part One: Logic / Al-Isharat wa'l-Tanbihat
Translated from the original Arabic with an introduction and notes by Shams Constantine Inati. Alternative titles: Book of Hints and Pointers. Toronto, Ont., Canada: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1984 B751.I62 E5 1984 (Stacks)

The Life of Ibn Sina / Sirat al-Shaykh al-Ra'is
A Critical edition and annotated translation by William E. Gohlman. Albany, State University of New York Press, 1974. B751.A5 S5 1974 (Stacks)

Avicenna Latinus series.  This series contains texts in Latin (mainly sections of Al-Ashifa) with introductions, commentaries, and notes in French. Go to the Library Catalog and search for "Avicenna Latinus" using keyword search.   

Secondary Sources

Lenn E. Goodman. Ithaca: Cornell University, 2006. B751.Z7 G66 2006 (Stacks)

Aspects of Avicenna
Wisnovsky, Robert. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener, 2001. B751 .Z7 A88 2001 (Stacks)

Before and After Avicenna: Proceedings of the First Conference of the Avicenna Study Group
Conference of the Avicenna Study Group. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2003. BP20 .I8 v.52 (Stacks)

Avicenna and the Aristotelian Tradition: Introduction to Reading Avicenna’s Philosophical Works
Gutas, Dimitri. Leiden; New York: E.J. Brill, 1988. BP20 .I8 v.4 (Stacks)

The Metaphysica of Avicenna (ibn Sina): A Critical Translation-Commentary and Analysis of the Fundamental Arguments in Avicenna’s Metaphysica in the Danish nama-i ’alai (The book of scientific knowledge)
Morewedge, Parviz. Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.: Comparisons; Binghamton, N.Y.: Distributed by Global Publications, 2001. B751 .Z7 M67 2001 (Stacks)