Avicenna Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Avicenna.

  • 3 Biographies
  • 7 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 5 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Encyclopedia Articles (7)

3,681 words, approx. 13 pages
Ibn SĪnĀ IBN SĪNĀ (AH 370–428/980–1037 CE), more fully Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sīnā, kno... Read more
1,666 words, approx. 6 pages
The Significance of Ibn Sina's Canon of Medicine in the Arab and Western Worlds Overview Ibn Sina, (980-1037), whose name was Abu al-Hussayn ibn Abdullah ibn Sina, was an outstanding medical wr... Read more
767 words, approx. 3 pages
Ibn Sina 980-1037 Arab Physician and Philosopher Known in the West as Avicenna, the Arab thinker Ibn Sina was among the most influential figures in European philosophy and science during a period of h... Read more
621 words, approx. 3 pages
Abu 'Ali Al-Husayn Ibn Abdallah Ibn Sina 980-1037 Ibn Sina, known in the West as Avicenna, was the medieval Islamic world's most important philosopher-scientist. His unique codification ... Read more
3,580 words, approx. 12 pages
Avicenna(980–1037) Avicenna, whose full name was Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd-Allāh ibn Sīnā, was the most renowned and influential philos... Read more
284 words, approx. 1 pages
Avicenna [addendum] Avicenna played an important role in Islamic aesthetics. Poetry relies on imagination, he argues, but that does not mean it is entirely without logical structure. On the contrary, ... Read more
723 words, approx. 3 pages
Inner Senses The scholastic theory of the inner senses can be viewed as an attempt to explain and classify cognitive abilities shared by human beings and nonrational animals, abilities that go beyond ... Read more