ABSTRACT

Originally published in 1958.

This volume brings into focus an area of Islamic religio-philosophical thought to which relatively little attention has been paid by modern scholars of Muslim thought. The importance of the subject lies in the fact that it constitutes a central point at the confrontation of the traditional Islamic and Hellenic thought currents.

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CONTENTS

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THE DOCTRINE OF INTELLECT

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but the intellective faculty (which we possess)

the actual intellect in so far as the latter is perfected’. are made by Avicenna to serve as a preface the introduction of the prophetic intellect, for the existence in opposition to ordinary human or can ‘receive’ the entire Active

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PROPHECY