The Arabic Version of ??s?'s <i>Nasirean Ethics</i>: With an Introduction and Explanatory Notes

The Arabic Version of ??s?'s Nasirean Ethics: With an Introduction and Explanatory Notes

by Joep Lameer

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The Arabic Version of ??s?'s Nasirean Ethics: With an Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Joep Lameer

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004304505
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/30/2015
Series: Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies , #96
Edition description: Multilingu
Pages: 548
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

English Section

Preface vii

Synopsis of the Nasirean Ethics viii

Introduction 1

Plates 34

Bibliography 43

Arabic Section

Table of Contents for the Arabic Translation 65

Abbreviations 69

Arabic Translation of the Nasirean Ethics 71

Index Nominum 539

Index Locorum 541

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