Avicenna | Critical Essay by A. I. Sabra

This literature criticism consists of approximately 23 pages of analysis & critique of Avicenna.
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SOURCE: "Avicenna on the Subject Matter of Logic," in The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. LXXVII, No. 10, October, 1980, pp. 746-64.

Here, Sabra outlines Avicenna's influential conception of logic as a part of philosophy that can lead one to "knowledge of the unknown. "

Pickering on the Impact of Avicenna:

Comparatively short as [Avicenna's] life was, it has left an indelible mark on the world. His Arabic redaction of Aristotle was for ages the main or only form in which the peripatetic science was available to the awakening mind of Europe. To study and to reproduce him was the life-long labour of Athelard of Bath, the first bright name in the annals of English thought. To confute and refute him and his school in the person of its most famous representatives, Ibn Rushd or Averroes of Cordova, was the aim of the great schoolmen from the Master...

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