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The Philosophical Poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes: The Aristotelian Reception

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This book examines the studies of Aristotle's Poetics and its related texts in which three Medieval philosophers - Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes - proposed a conception of poetic validity (beauty), and a just relation between subjects in a community (goodness). The work considers the relation of the Poetics to other Aristotelian texts, the transmission of these works to the commentators' context, and the motivations driving the commentators' reception of the texts. The book focuses on issues central to the classical ...

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The Philosophical Poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes: The Aristotelian Reception 2010, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415616454

Paperback

The Philosophical Poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes: The Aristotelian Reception 2003, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780700713486

Hardcover