suggests that they, unlike Persian encyclopedias, remain wedded to the Avicennan model as formulated in the first place by Ibn al-Akfānī (d. 749/1348) in his Iršād al-qāṣid ilā asnā l-maqāṣid . 158 Written in Mamluk Cairo by a practicing physician, the Iršād al-Qāṣid served as a model for subsequent
Maqāṣid , with Particular Attention to their Falsafī Treatments of God’s Knowledge of Temporal Events,” Avicenna and His Legacy: A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy , ed. Y. Tzvi Langermann, Turnhout: Brepols, 2009, pp. 51–100. al-Akiti, Afifi, “The Maḍnūn of al-Ghazālī: A Critical Edition of the
studies, a certain conception of this affinity was held by several readers of Alghazali’s Intentions of the Philosophers ( Maqāṣid al-falāsifah ) in the West, specifically among Provençal, Spanish and Italian Jews. 4 It may be explicated as follows: the Intentions and the ideas of Avicenna (d. 1037
Albalag, a set of critical notes added to his translation of al-Ghazālī’s Maqāṣid al-Falāsifa . 4 While Klatzkin was certainly right to include the lemma in his dictionary, his definition fails to record the derogatory meaning conveyed by מתפלסף (and also by the related terms התפלספות and התפלסף
. by P. Chalmeta, “Le Barnāmağ d’ Ibn Abī l-Rabīʿ,” Arabica XV (1968), pp. 183–208.
Ibn al-Akfānī (d. 749/1348), Irshād al-qāṣid ilā asnā al-maqāṣid , ed. A. Sprenger, Calcutta, 1849; M.J. Hermosilla Llisterri, “Sobre bibliografía árabe. Un resumen del Iršād al-qāṣid ilà asnà al-maqāṣid
/tenth century Iḫwān al-Ṣafāʾ, 45 al-Ġazālī (including Tahāfut and Maqāṣid al-falāsifa ), and Ibn Rušd (d. 595/1198, including his Tahāfut al-Tahāfut and Kitāb Mā baʿd al-ṭabīʿa ). Almost all of these additional works were printed in the early twentieth century. Again demonstrating an interest in Šīʿī
. 10 Except for the obvious indebtedness to al-Ghazālī in Llull’s Compendium of al-Ghazālī’s logic (a summary of the section on logic of al-Ghazālī’s Maqāṣid al-falāsifa first written in Arabic, then translated into Latin and expanded 11 and ultimately versified into Catalan 12 ) and a
. ʿAbbās, Aʿlām al-muʾallifīn al-zaydiyya , McLean, VA 1420/1999.
Witkam, J.J. (ed.), De egyptische arts Ibn al-Akfānī (gest. 749/1348) en zijn indeling van de wetenschappen, editie van het Kitāb iršād al-qāṣid ilā asnā al-maqāṣid , Leiden 1989.
Witkam, J.J., “Lists of books in Arabic