The Resource An introduction to Islamic cosmological doctrines : conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā, Seyyed Hossein Nasr

An introduction to Islamic cosmological doctrines : conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā, Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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An introduction to Islamic cosmological doctrines : conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā
Title
An introduction to Islamic cosmological doctrines
Title remainder
conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā
Statement of responsibility
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Title variation
Conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā
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Language
eng
Summary
This is the only book to deal with classical Islamic cosmology as it was formulated by the Ikhwan al-S'afa al Biruni and Ibn Sina during the tenth and eleventh centuries. These figures influenced all the later centuries of Islamic history and in fact created the cosmological framework within which all later scientific activity in the Islamic world was carried out--the enduring image of the cosmos within which Muslims have lived during the past millennium. Nasr writes from within the Islamic tradition and demonstrates how, based on the teachings of the Quran and the Prophet, the figures treated in this work integrated elements drawn from various ancient schools of philosophy and the sciences. This book is unique in its treatment of classical Islamic cosmology as seen from within the Islamic world-view and provides a key for understanding of traditional Islamic thought. -- Back cover
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Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B745.C6
LC item number
N3 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ
  • Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad
  • Avicenna
  • Båiråunåi, Muòhammad ibn Aòhmad
  • Avicenna
  • Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad
  • Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ
  • Islamic cosmology
  • Astronomie
  • Histoire
  • Histoire
  • Arabia
  • Islamic cosmology
  • Cosmologia
  • Religiao oriental
  • Astronomie arabe
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An introduction to Islamic cosmological doctrines : conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā, Seyyed Hossein Nasr
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https://archive.org/details/introductiontois00nasr
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-312) and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • The Principles of the Study of the Cosmos and the Hierarchy of the Universe
  • 3.
  • The Individual Cosmological Sciences
  • 4.
  • The Microcosm and Its Relation to the Universe
  • pt. II.
  • Al-Biruni
  • 5.
  • The Life, Works, and Significance of al-Biruni
  • 6.
  • Foreword
  • The Creation of the World and Its Subsequent History
  • 7.
  • The Role of Nature and the Methods of Its Study
  • 8.
  • The Universe and Its Parts
  • 9.
  • The Wedding of Heaven and Earth in Astrology
  • 10.
  • The Attitude of al-Biruni Toward Astrology and Learning
  • pt. III.
  • H.A.R. Gibb
  • Ibn Sina
  • 11.
  • The Life and Works of Ibn Sina and His Significance
  • 12.
  • The Anatomy of Being
  • 13.
  • Principles of Natural Philosophy
  • 14.
  • The Universe, Man, and Their Relation
  • 15.
  • Prologue -- Islam and the Study of Nature
  • Nature and the Visionary Recitals.
  • Appendix: Astrological Symbols
  • pt. I.
  • The Ikhwan Al-Safa
  • 1.
  • The Rasail of the Ikhwan al-Safa -- Their Identity and Content
  • 2.
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxv, 322 pages
Isbn
9780791415160
Lccn
92025842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26254959
  • (OCoLC)ocm26254959
Label
An introduction to Islamic cosmological doctrines : conceptions of nature and methods used for its study by the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ, al-Bīrūnī, and Ibn Sīnā, Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Link
https://archive.org/details/introductiontois00nasr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Principles of the Study of the Cosmos and the Hierarchy of the Universe
  • 3.
  • The Individual Cosmological Sciences
  • 4.
  • The Microcosm and Its Relation to the Universe
  • pt. II.
  • Al-Biruni
  • 5.
  • The Life, Works, and Significance of al-Biruni
  • 6.
  • Foreword
  • The Creation of the World and Its Subsequent History
  • 7.
  • The Role of Nature and the Methods of Its Study
  • 8.
  • The Universe and Its Parts
  • 9.
  • The Wedding of Heaven and Earth in Astrology
  • 10.
  • The Attitude of al-Biruni Toward Astrology and Learning
  • pt. III.
  • H.A.R. Gibb
  • Ibn Sina
  • 11.
  • The Life and Works of Ibn Sina and His Significance
  • 12.
  • The Anatomy of Being
  • 13.
  • Principles of Natural Philosophy
  • 14.
  • The Universe, Man, and Their Relation
  • 15.
  • Prologue -- Islam and the Study of Nature
  • Nature and the Visionary Recitals.
  • Appendix: Astrological Symbols
  • pt. I.
  • The Ikhwan Al-Safa
  • 1.
  • The Rasail of the Ikhwan al-Safa -- Their Identity and Content
  • 2.
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxv, 322 pages
Isbn
9780791415160
Lccn
92025842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26254959
  • (OCoLC)ocm26254959

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