Nasir al-Din Tusis (d. 672/1274) Nasirean Ethics is the single most important work on philosophical ethics in the history of Islam. Translated from the original Persian into Arabic in 713/1313, the present text was primarily intended for the Arabic-speaking majority of the people of Iraq. A fine example of medieval Persian-to-Arabic translation techniques, this first edition carefully reproduce Middle Arabic elements that can be found throughout the text.
|Publisher:||Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies , #96|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Joep Lameer, PhD (1992) in Oriental Studies, Leiden University, is a specialist in the history of medieval philosophy and logic in Arabic and Persian. Author of the award-winning Conception and Belief in Ṣadr al-Dīn Shīrāzī (Tehran, 2006), he is presently working on Avicenna.
Table of Contents
Synopsis of the Nasirean Ethics viii
Table of Contents for the Arabic Translation 65
Arabic Translation of the Nasirean Ethics 71
Index Nominum 539
Index Locorum 541