Avicenna and the Visionary Recital has 31 ratings and 2 reviews. Abdullah said: I guess Corbin is confused a little bit about why Avicenna wrote the reci. The cycle of Avicennan recitalsTranslation of the Persian commentary on the recital of Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān. HENRY CORBIN Avicenna AND THE VISIONARY RECITAL Translated from the French by Recent Studies on Avicenna’s “Oriental Philosophy’ PART II.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Tony Street – – History corbiin Philosophy of Logic 21 1: In the first case, we must meditate on such problems as posed themselves for Avicenna himself. Nevertheless, we should not have wished to undertake the present investigation had we not entertained the hope that it would contribute to a better posing of the problems that become apparent upon a first attempt to develop the theme thus formulated.

The Collected Dialogues of Plato Plato. How to Treat the Three Companions 9.

Lorenzo rated it it was amazing Apr 23, Trask accept my cordial thanks. The Two Ways for the Soul, pg. The Bird as Symbol 10″. Precisely this leads them to depreciate the most explicit testimonies to an ex- perience that transcends the rational and “natural” realm to which they would fain relegate what is not in agreement with their dogmatic avicena of mysti- cism. The result is a strange inability to grasp the organic connection among the moments of the Avicennan trilogy, and a no less strange determination to see, in the Recital of Hern ibn Yaqzan, for example, nothing but the “amusement” of a philosopher, a “harmless avicehna.


If it is true that Avicenna’s recitals were not entirely unknown hitherto, at least the Persian cotbin at- tributed to Juzjani had remained in obscurity. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Miguel rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Its deeper meaning has no more been eluci- dated than the necessity for its mediating function between the Arabic world and the universe of India has been understood. Ernesto rated it it was amazing Jun 06, I confess to a certain skepticism in regal’d to this kind of causal explanation.

Now, in the case of Avicennism as in the case of every other system of the world, the mode of presence assumed by the philosopher by reason of the system that he professes is what, in the last analysis, appears as the genuinely situative 3.

David Kopacz rated it it was amazing Aug 09, How to Treat the Three Companions, pg.

Jung contra Freud C. This theme can be understood in two senses. On Knowledge of Particulars. Sorme rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Before and After Avicenna: Only then will it be comprehended how and why the same spiritual spring that gave the Iranian soul the power to pattern an Islam that is so typically its own likewise bestowed on it a special vocation in the face of the dangers henrry, in the Orient as every- where else, threaten the very existence of the world of the soul.

Avicenna and the Visionary Recital

corbinn In the spring of appeared a second volume, containing the first and third parts. He attempts to end up interpreting Avicenna with some mysticism or Imamism. But its paradoxical order reflects the vicissitudes referred to above. The Celestial Spheres, pg. Hence the title we have given this book: Zebardast Zebardast rated it did not like it Aug 08, Refresh and try again.


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Avicenna and the Visionary Recital by Henry Corbin

The Celestial Angels or Souls 68 8. I am well aware that it is this, too, that has caused a certain surprise by com- ing into collision with venerable routines.

The Recital of the Bird, pg. Tarek MB rated it it was amazing Feb 11, If “Thou Wilt, Follow Aicenna, pg. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trivia About Avicenna and the Science Logic and Mathematics. Beginning of the Initiation: I guess Corbin is confused a little bit henfy why Avicenna wrote the recitals with a metaphorical language.

For this reason many more works will be necessary before the Iranian spiritual universe at last finds its place and its genuine expression in modern philosophical consciousness.

Then too, it was the organic wholeness of this trilogy as such that had never been analyzed in relation not only to the philosopher Avicenna’s own experience but to the very meaning of Avicennism.

The Soul’s Three Evil Companions 8.