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The Resource Models of desire in Graeco-Arabic philosophy : from Plotinus to Ibn Ṭufayl, by Bethany Somma

Models of desire in Graeco-Arabic philosophy : from Plotinus to Ibn Ṭufayl, by Bethany Somma

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Models of desire in Graeco-Arabic philosophy : from Plotinus to Ibn Ṭufayl
Title
Models of desire in Graeco-Arabic philosophy
Title remainder
from Plotinus to Ibn Ṭufayl
Statement of responsibility
by Bethany Somma
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Language
eng
Summary
"This study argues that late ancient Greek and medieval Islamic philosophers interpret human desire along two frameworks in reaction to Aristotle's philosophy. The investigation of the model dichotomy unfolds historically from the philosophy of Plotinus through the Graeco-Arabic translation movement in 8th-10th century Baghdad to 12th century al-Andalus with the philosophy of Ibn Bāǧǧa and Ibn Ṭufayl. Diverging on desire's inherent or non-inherent relation to the desiring subject, the two models reveal that the desire's role can orient opposed accounts of human perfection: logically-structured demonstrative knowledge versus an ineffable witnessing of the truth. Understanding desire along these models, philosophers incorporated supra-rational aspects into philosophical accounts of the human being"--
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Somma, Bethany
Dewey number
181/.07
Index
index present
LC call number
B744.3
LC item number
.S66 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition,
Series volume
volume 27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristotle
  • Islamic philosophy
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Desire (Philosophy)
  • Philosophy, Arab
  • Philosophy, Medieval
  • Aristotle
  • Desire (Philosophy)
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Islamic philosophy
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Philosophy, Arab
  • Philosophy, Medieval
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Models of desire in Graeco-Arabic philosophy : from Plotinus to Ibn Ṭufayl, by Bethany Somma
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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MSTDDAPRINT1237354824
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9789004460836
Lccn
2021004802
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
Label
Models of desire in Graeco-Arabic philosophy : from Plotinus to Ibn Ṭufayl, by Bethany Somma
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1237354824
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9789004460836
Lccn
2021004802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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