Ibn Tufayl'S Hayy ibn Yaqzan: A Philosophical Tale download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lenn E. Goodman

Ibn Tufayl'S Hayy ibn Yaqzan: A Philosophical Tale download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lenn E. Goodman year 2009
  • Book name: Ibn Tufayl'S Hayy ibn Yaqzan: A Philosophical Tale
  • Author: Lenn E. Goodman
  • Release date: 2009/4/23
  • Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780226303109
  • Rating: 8.38 of 10
  • Votes: 443
  • Review by: Lilith Moffett
  • Review rating: 9.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/22
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Arabic philosophical fable 'Hayy Ibn Yaqzan' is a classic of medieval Islamic philosophy. Ibn Tufayl (d. 1185), an Andalusian philosopher, tells of a happy child raised by a doe on an equatorial island who grows up to discover the truth about the world and his own place in it, unaided - but also unimpeded - by society, language, or tradition. Hayy's discoveries about God, nature, and man challenge the values of the culture in which the tale was written as well as those of every contemporary society. Translator Lenn E. Goodman's commentary places 'Hayy Ibn Yaqzan' in its historical and philosophical context. The volume features a new preface and index, as well as an updated bibliography.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H7M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Middle Eastern History, Oriental & Indian Philosophy, Islamic Story & History Books, Western Philosophy: Ancient, To C 500, Islamic & Arabic Philosophy
  • Available formats: PDF, TXT, EPUB, RB, DOC, GIF, WORD, AZW. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, CBZ, CHM, TAR.LZO, LZMA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 22.53 USD
  • Dimensions: 139x215x17.78mm
  • Weight: 340.19g
  • Printed by: University of Chicago Press
  • Published in: Chicago, IL, United States
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