Avicenna and Medieval Muslim Philosophy by Thomas Gaskill audiobook

Avicenna and Medieval Muslim Philosophy

By Prof. Thomas Gaskill
Read by Lynn Redgrave

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The World of Philosophy Series

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9780786163861

Runtime: 2.93 Hours
Category: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

For centuries, the works of Aristotle and other Greek thinkers were preserved in the Arabic world, where they profoundly influenced Muslim thinkers who were trying to combine philosophical insight with religious piety. The intellectual range of this great tradition is remarkable: nothing escaped investigation, from details of medicine to the mysteries of God’s nature. Avicenna and Averroes produced philosophical systems that rival the greatest intellectual structures ever built.

The World of Philosophy series is a dramatic presentation, in understandable language, of the concerns, questions, interests, and overall outlook of the world’s great philosophers and philosophical traditions. Special emphasis on clear and relevant explanations gives you a new arsenal of insights toward living a better life.

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Author Bio: Prof. Thomas Gaskill

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Available Formats : Library CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.93
Audience: Adult
Language: English