Category
Rereading Metaphysics Ε2-3: Aristotle's argument against determinism, and how Averroes twisted it in his Long Commentary, 2022
By: Dustin Klinger
Title Rereading Metaphysics Ε2-3: Aristotle's argument against determinism, and how Averroes twisted it in his Long Commentary
Type Article
Language English
Date 2022
Journal Arabic Sciences and Philosophy
Volume 32
Issue 1
Pages 109–135
Categories Metaphysics, Commentary, Providence
Author(s) Dustin Klinger
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
In the fresh reading proposed here of the still not satisfactorily interpreted passages in Metaphysics Ε2-3, Aristotle emerges as making a case against determinism based on a robust notion of the accident. Accidental beings are uncaused causes and have their rightful place in Aristotle's ontology. The resulting physical indeterminism is here used as a litmus test for the exegetical practice of the great Commentator, Averroes, whose self-proclaimed, and later proverbial, loyalty to Aristotle's text will be shown to give way to idiosyncratic interpretations at times. His explanations of Metaphysics Ε2-3 are sparse and no less obscure than Aristotle's text. It is only when read together with his commentaries on the Physics, to which he explicitly refers twice in his Long commentary on Metaphysics Ε2-3, that a surprising picture emerges. Averroes recycles the notion of the accident, now reconceptualised in cosmological terms, and – putting it to the opposite use of Aristotle's – weaves it into an original theory of motion that integrates both supra- and sublunar realms into a deterministic framework of uninterrupted causal chains, thus safeguarding the principle of Divine providence.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5362","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5362,"authors_free":[{"id":6213,"entry_id":5362,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":null,"person_id":null,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Dustin Klinger","free_first_name":"Dustin ","free_last_name":"Klinger","norm_person":null}],"entry_title":"Rereading Metaphysics \u03952-3: Aristotle's argument against determinism, and how Averroes twisted it in his Long Commentary","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Rereading Metaphysics \u03952-3: Aristotle's argument against determinism, and how Averroes twisted it in his Long Commentary"},"abstract":"In the fresh reading proposed here of the still not satisfactorily interpreted passages in Metaphysics \u03952-3, Aristotle emerges as making a case against determinism based on a robust notion of the accident. Accidental beings are uncaused causes and have their rightful place in Aristotle's ontology. The resulting physical indeterminism is here used as a litmus test for the exegetical practice of the great Commentator, Averroes, whose self-proclaimed, and later proverbial, loyalty to Aristotle's text will be shown to give way to idiosyncratic interpretations at times. His explanations of Metaphysics \u03952-3 are sparse and no less obscure than Aristotle's text. It is only when read together with his commentaries on the Physics, to which he explicitly refers twice in his Long commentary on Metaphysics \u03952-3, that a surprising picture emerges. Averroes recycles the notion of the accident, now reconceptualised in cosmological terms, and \u2013 putting it to the opposite use of Aristotle's \u2013 weaves it into an original theory of motion that integrates both supra- and sublunar realms into a deterministic framework of uninterrupted causal chains, thus safeguarding the principle of Divine providence.","btype":3,"date":"2022","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1017\/S0957423921000138","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":31,"category_name":"Metaphysics","link":"bib?categories[]=Metaphysics"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":68,"category_name":"Providence","link":"bib?categories[]=Providence"}],"authors":[],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":5362,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"Arabic Sciences and Philosophy ","volume":"32 ","issue":"1","pages":"109\u2013135 "}},"sort":[2022]}

Imposing Alfarabi on Plato: Averroes’s Novel Placement of the Platonic City, 2022
By: Alexander Orwin
Title Imposing Alfarabi on Plato: Averroes’s Novel Placement of the Platonic City
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2022
Published in Plato's Republic in the Islamic Context. New Perspectives on Averroes's Commentary
Pages 19–39
Categories al-Fārābī, Galen, Aristotle, Plato, Politics, Commentary
Author(s) Alexander Orwin
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Averroes's Commentary on Plato's “Republic” goes far beyond merely commenting on the original. With the benefit of 1,500 years of hindsight, it reckons with important works of philosophy that would have been completely unknown to Plato. Averroes mentions three authors of such works by name: Galen, whom he mostly rebukes, Aristotle, and Alfarabi. It would be hasty to assert that by including such extraneous material, Averroes departs from Plato, but, at the very least, he updates him on account of historical developments. The importance of Averroes's post-Platonic additions is evident from the very structure of the work. The part of it that can plausibly claim to be a commentary on Plato does not begin until 27.24, almost seven pages into Rosenthal's Hebrew text. Averroes begins to address the subject of war, corresponding to Republic 374b, having skipped all of book 1 and the majority of book 2, with only two brief references to them in the opening section (CR 22.27–30, 23.31–33, cf. 47.29–30and 105.25–27). Averroes does not justify his omission until the very end of the work, when he states that the opening part of the Republic does not contain any of the demonstrative arguments of which his commentary is comprised (CR 105.25–27, cf. 21.4). He is more immediately forthright about the reasons for what he includes in its place. In keeping with the demonstrative focus of the work, Averroes replaces Platonic dialectic with a substantial discussion of science. Having divided practical science into two parts, one about general habits and actions and another about their implementation, Averroes explains: “Before we begin a point-by-point explanation of what is in these arguments [of Plato], we ought to mention the things pertinent to this [second] part [of practical science] and explained in the first part, that serve as foundation for what we wish to say here at the beginning” (CR 22.6–8). Averroes's introduction concerns above all the first part of political science, while the Republic proper contains only the second. Averroes attributes to Plato only a small part of the ensuing discussion, concerning justice, the division of labor, and the arrangement of the soul (CR 22.22–24.6, esp. 22.27, 23.31). The other passages are inspired by Aristotle and especially Alfarabi. Averroes appears to substitute scientific arguments from Aristotle and Alfarabi—mainly about science, philosophy, courage, and war—for Plato's dialectical introduction about justice and the founding of the just city.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5347","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5347,"authors_free":[{"id":6197,"entry_id":5347,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":1790,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Alexander Orwin","free_first_name":"Alexander","free_last_name":"Orwin","norm_person":{"id":1790,"first_name":" Alexander","last_name":" Orwin","full_name":" Alexander Orwin","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":null,"dnb_url":"https:\/\/d-nb.info\/1153328348","viaf_url":"","db_url":"","from_claudius":null,"link":"bib?authors[]= Alexander Orwin"}}],"entry_title":"Imposing Alfarabi on Plato: Averroes\u2019s Novel Placement of the Platonic City","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Imposing Alfarabi on Plato: Averroes\u2019s Novel Placement of the Platonic City"},"abstract":"Averroes's Commentary on Plato's \u201cRepublic\u201d goes far beyond merely commenting on the original. With the benefit of 1,500 years of hindsight, it reckons with important works of philosophy that would have been completely unknown to Plato. Averroes mentions three authors of such works by name: Galen, whom he mostly rebukes, Aristotle, and Alfarabi. It would be hasty to assert that by including such extraneous material, Averroes departs from Plato, but, at the very least, he updates him on account of historical developments.\r\n\r\nThe importance of Averroes's post-Platonic additions is evident from the very structure of the work. The part of it that can plausibly claim to be a commentary on Plato does not begin until 27.24, almost seven pages into Rosenthal's Hebrew text. Averroes begins to address the subject of war, corresponding to Republic 374b, having skipped all of book 1 and the majority of book 2, with only two brief references to them in the opening section (CR 22.27\u201330, 23.31\u201333, cf. 47.29\u201330and 105.25\u201327). Averroes does not justify his omission until the very end of the work, when he states that the opening part of the Republic does not contain any of the demonstrative arguments of which his commentary is comprised (CR 105.25\u201327, cf. 21.4). He is more immediately forthright about the reasons for what he includes in its place. In keeping with the demonstrative focus of the work, Averroes replaces Platonic dialectic with a substantial discussion of science. Having divided practical science into two parts, one about general habits and actions and another about their implementation, Averroes explains: \u201cBefore we begin a point-by-point explanation of what is in these arguments [of Plato], we ought to mention the things pertinent to this [second] part [of practical science] and explained in the first part, that serve as foundation for what we wish to say here at the beginning\u201d (CR 22.6\u20138). Averroes's introduction concerns above all the first part of political science, while the Republic proper contains only the second. Averroes attributes to Plato only a small part of the ensuing discussion, concerning justice, the division of labor, and the arrangement of the soul (CR 22.22\u201324.6, esp. 22.27, 23.31). The other passages are inspired by Aristotle and especially Alfarabi. Averroes appears to substitute scientific arguments from Aristotle and Alfarabi\u2014mainly about science, philosophy, courage, and war\u2014for Plato's dialectical introduction about justice and the founding of the just city.","btype":2,"date":"2022","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1017\/9781800104983.002","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":28,"category_name":"al-F\u0101r\u0101b\u012b","link":"bib?categories[]=al-F\u0101r\u0101b\u012b"},{"id":30,"category_name":"Galen","link":"bib?categories[]=Galen"},{"id":21,"category_name":"Aristotle","link":"bib?categories[]=Aristotle"},{"id":20,"category_name":"Plato","link":"bib?categories[]=Plato"},{"id":4,"category_name":"Politics","link":"bib?categories[]=Politics"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"}],"authors":[{"id":1790,"full_name":" Alexander Orwin","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":5347,"section_of":5346,"pages":"19\u201339","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":5346,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"bibliography","type":4,"language":"en","title":"Plato's Republic in the Islamic Context. New Perspectives on Averroes's Commentary","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","short_title":"","has_no_author":null,"volume":null,"date":"2022","edition_no":null,"free_date":null,"abstract":"","republication_of":0,"online_url":"","online_resources":null,"translation_of":"0","new_edition_of":"0","is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1017\/9781800104983","book":{"id":5346,"pubplace":"","publisher":" Boydell & Brewer","series":"","volume":"","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null},"persons":[{"id":6196,"entry_id":5346,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":null,"person_id":null,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":2,"role_name":"editor"},"free_name":" Alexander Orwin","free_first_name":" Alexander","free_last_name":" Orwin","norm_person":null}]}},"article":null},"sort":[2022]}

Gersonides as Commentator in the Light of his Supercommentary on Averroes's Epitome of the Physics, 2022
By: Esti Eisenmann
Title Gersonides as Commentator in the Light of his Supercommentary on Averroes's Epitome of the Physics
Type Article
Language French
Date 2022
Journal Revue des Études Juives
Volume 181
Issue 1-2
Pages 185–222
Categories Tradition and Reception, Gersonides, Commentary, Method
Author(s) Esti Eisenmann
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
The article analyzes Gersonides (1288-1344) as a commentator, through the lens of his supercommentary on Averroes’s Epitome of Aristotle’s Physics. In the first section of the article, we question the assumption that this work is indeed a supercommentary and explain why it may nevertheless be included in the genre. In the second section, the article provides examples of Gersonides’ exegetical procedure. Given that the supercommentary on the Epitome of the Physics was the first supercommentary Gersonides wrote, the analysis of Gersonides’ methods sheds light on his image as an exegete and can help us determine his objective in commenting on this text and the readership he envisaged. He seems to be adressing readers who were taking their first steps in Aristotle’s works on nature and to have endeavored to guide them in this field.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5386","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5386,"authors_free":[{"id":6238,"entry_id":5386,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":null,"person_id":null,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Esti Eisenmann","free_first_name":"Esti","free_last_name":"Eisenmann","norm_person":null}],"entry_title":"Gersonides as Commentator in the Light of his Supercommentary on Averroes's Epitome of the Physics","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Gersonides as Commentator in the Light of his Supercommentary on Averroes's Epitome of the Physics"},"abstract":"The article analyzes Gersonides (1288-1344) as a commentator, through the lens of his supercommentary on Averroes\u2019s Epitome of Aristotle\u2019s Physics. In the first section of the article, we question the assumption that this work is indeed a supercommentary and explain why it may nevertheless be included in the genre. In the second section, the article provides examples of Gersonides\u2019 exegetical procedure. Given that the supercommentary on the Epitome of the Physics was the first supercommentary Gersonides wrote, the analysis of Gersonides\u2019 methods sheds light on his image as an exegete and can help us determine his objective in commenting on this text and the readership he envisaged. He seems to be adressing readers who were taking their first steps in Aristotle\u2019s works on nature and to have endeavored to guide them in this field.","btype":3,"date":"2022","language":"French","online_url":"","doi_url":"10.2143\/REJ.181.1.3290628","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"},{"id":62,"category_name":"Gersonides","link":"bib?categories[]=Gersonides"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":72,"category_name":"Method","link":"bib?categories[]=Method"}],"authors":[],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":5386,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"Revue des \u00c9tudes Juives","volume":"181","issue":"1-2","pages":"185\u2013222"}},"sort":[2022]}

Happiness, Eros, and the Active Intellect: Understanding Erotic Desire in Averroes’s Long Commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics Λ in Light of the Middle Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics, 2021
By: Yehuda Halper
Title Happiness, Eros, and the Active Intellect: Understanding Erotic Desire in Averroes’s Long Commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics Λ in Light of the Middle Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2021
Published in The Pursuit of Happiness in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Thought. Studies Dedicated to Steven Harvey
Pages 195–213
Categories Aristotle, Metaphysics, Commentary
Author(s) Yehuda Halper
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5017","_score":null,"_ignored":["booksection.book.abstract.keyword"],"_source":{"id":5017,"authors_free":[{"id":5753,"entry_id":5017,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":1500,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Yehuda Halper","free_first_name":"Yehuda","free_last_name":"Halper","norm_person":{"id":1500,"first_name":"Yehuda","last_name":"Halper","full_name":"Yehuda Halper","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/142969923","viaf_url":"http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/177995327","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Yehuda Halper"}}],"entry_title":"Happiness, Eros, and the Active Intellect: Understanding Erotic Desire in Averroes\u2019s Long Commentary on Aristotle\u2019s Metaphysics \u039b in Light of the Middle Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Happiness, Eros, and the Active Intellect: Understanding Erotic Desire in Averroes\u2019s Long Commentary on Aristotle\u2019s Metaphysics \u039b in Light of the Middle Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics"},"abstract":"","btype":2,"date":"2021","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":21,"category_name":"Aristotle","link":"bib?categories[]=Aristotle"},{"id":31,"category_name":"Metaphysics","link":"bib?categories[]=Metaphysics"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"}],"authors":[{"id":1500,"full_name":"Yehuda Halper","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":5017,"section_of":5016,"pages":"195\u2013213","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":5016,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"bibliography","type":4,"language":"en","title":"The Pursuit of Happiness in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Thought. Studies Dedicated to Steven Harvey","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","short_title":"","has_no_author":null,"volume":null,"date":"","edition_no":null,"free_date":null,"abstract":"The articles in this volume explore the teachings on happiness by a range of thinkers from antiquity through Spinoza, most of whom held human happiness to comprise intellectual knowledge of that which is Good in itself, namely God. These thinkers were from Greek pagan, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian backgrounds and wrote their works in Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, and Latin. Still, they shared similar philosophical views of what constitutes the Highest Good, and of the intellectual activities to be undertaken in pursuit of that Good. Yet, they differed, often greatly, in the role they assigned to deeds and practical activities in the pursuit of this happiness. These differences were, at times, not only along religious lines, but also along political and ethical lines. Other differences treated the relationship between the body and intellectual happiness and the various ways in which bodily health and well-being can contribute to intellectual health and true happiness.","republication_of":0,"online_url":"","online_resources":null,"translation_of":"0","new_edition_of":"0","is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":"","doi_url":"","book":{"id":5016,"pubplace":"Turnhout","publisher":"Brepols","series":"Philosophy in the Abrahamic Tradition of the Middle Ages","volume":"1","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null}}},"article":null},"sort":[2021]}

Did Maimonides Recommend Reading Averroes’ Commentaries on Aristotle?, 2021
By: Steven Harvey
Title Did Maimonides Recommend Reading Averroes’ Commentaries on Aristotle?
Type Article
Language English
Date 2021
Journal Jewish Studies Quarterly
Volume 28
Issue 2
Pages 159–190
Categories Maimonides, Commentary
Author(s) Steven Harvey
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
An article published in 2016 by Doron Forte claimed that the universally cited version of the concluding bibliographical section of Maimonides' letter to the translator of the Guide of the Perplexed, Samuel Ibn Tibbon, is both late and corrupt (Jewish Studies Quarterly 23). This claim entails that Maimonides did not recommend Averroes' commentaries on Aristotle in the letter. The current paper argues against this claim. It comprises seven considerations: two philological (based on testimonia Forte chose to ignore), two terminological and three just common sense. I present these considerations as complementary, one supporting the other, that together make clear that the most-often cited version of the letter is very old, the most reliable and likely the most authentic version. In fact, current evidence now points to Ibn Tibbon as the translator of this version, which shows that Maimonides indeed recommended Averroes' commentaries in this letter.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"4992","_score":null,"_source":{"id":4992,"authors_free":[{"id":5725,"entry_id":4992,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":642,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Steven Harvey","free_first_name":"Steven","free_last_name":"Harvey","norm_person":{"id":642,"first_name":"Steven","last_name":"Harvey","full_name":"Steven Harvey","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/1051482674","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/97890242","db_url":"NULL","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Steven Harvey"}}],"entry_title":"Did Maimonides Recommend Reading Averroes\u2019 Commentaries on Aristotle?","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Did Maimonides Recommend Reading Averroes\u2019 Commentaries on Aristotle?"},"abstract":"An article published in 2016 by Doron Forte claimed that the universally cited version of the concluding bibliographical section of Maimonides' letter to the translator of the Guide of the Perplexed, Samuel Ibn Tibbon, is both late and corrupt (Jewish Studies Quarterly 23). This claim entails that Maimonides did not recommend Averroes' commentaries on Aristotle in the letter. The current paper argues against this claim. It comprises seven considerations: two philological (based on testimonia Forte chose to ignore), two terminological and three just common sense. I present these considerations as complementary, one supporting the other, that together make clear that the most-often cited version of the letter is very old, the most reliable and likely the most authentic version. In fact, current evidence now points to Ibn Tibbon as the translator of this version, which shows that Maimonides indeed recommended Averroes' commentaries in this letter. ","btype":3,"date":"2021","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1628\/jsq-2021-0009","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":9,"category_name":"Maimonides","link":"bib?categories[]=Maimonides"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"}],"authors":[{"id":642,"full_name":"Steven Harvey","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":4992,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"Jewish Studies Quarterly","volume":"28","issue":"2","pages":"159\u2013190"}},"sort":[2021]}

‘...donc le bonheur ne réside pas dans le jeu’: Quelques brèves remarques sur le Commentaire moyen d’Averroès à l’Éthique à Nicomaque, X, 6, 2021
By: Frédérique Woerther
Title ‘...donc le bonheur ne réside pas dans le jeu’: Quelques brèves remarques sur le Commentaire moyen d’Averroès à l’Éthique à Nicomaque, X, 6
Type Book Section
Language French
Date 2021
Published in The Pursuit of Happiness in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Thought. Studies Dedicated to Steven Harvey
Pages 215–226
Categories Commentary, Ethics, Aristotle
Author(s) Frédérique Woerther
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5019","_score":null,"_ignored":["booksection.book.abstract.keyword"],"_source":{"id":5019,"authors_free":[{"id":5755,"entry_id":5019,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":1286,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Fr\u00e9d\u00e9rique Woerther","free_first_name":"Fr\u00e9d\u00e9rique","free_last_name":"Woerther","norm_person":{"id":1286,"first_name":"Fr\u00e9d\u00e9rique","last_name":"Woerther","full_name":"Fr\u00e9d\u00e9rique Woerther","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/13670932X","viaf_url":"","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Fr\u00e9d\u00e9rique Woerther"}}],"entry_title":"\u2018...donc le bonheur ne r\u00e9side pas dans le jeu\u2019: Quelques br\u00e8ves remarques sur le Commentaire moyen d\u2019Averro\u00e8s \u00e0 l\u2019\u00c9thique \u00e0 Nicomaque, X, 6","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"\u2018...donc le bonheur ne r\u00e9side pas dans le jeu\u2019: Quelques br\u00e8ves remarques sur le Commentaire moyen d\u2019Averro\u00e8s \u00e0 l\u2019\u00c9thique \u00e0 Nicomaque, X, 6"},"abstract":"","btype":2,"date":"2021","language":"French","online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":22,"category_name":"Ethics","link":"bib?categories[]=Ethics"},{"id":21,"category_name":"Aristotle","link":"bib?categories[]=Aristotle"}],"authors":[{"id":1286,"full_name":"Fr\u00e9d\u00e9rique Woerther","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":5019,"section_of":5016,"pages":"215\u2013226","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":5016,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"bibliography","type":4,"language":"en","title":"The Pursuit of Happiness in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Thought. Studies Dedicated to Steven Harvey","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","short_title":"","has_no_author":null,"volume":null,"date":"","edition_no":null,"free_date":null,"abstract":"The articles in this volume explore the teachings on happiness by a range of thinkers from antiquity through Spinoza, most of whom held human happiness to comprise intellectual knowledge of that which is Good in itself, namely God. These thinkers were from Greek pagan, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian backgrounds and wrote their works in Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, and Latin. Still, they shared similar philosophical views of what constitutes the Highest Good, and of the intellectual activities to be undertaken in pursuit of that Good. Yet, they differed, often greatly, in the role they assigned to deeds and practical activities in the pursuit of this happiness. These differences were, at times, not only along religious lines, but also along political and ethical lines. Other differences treated the relationship between the body and intellectual happiness and the various ways in which bodily health and well-being can contribute to intellectual health and true happiness.","republication_of":0,"online_url":"","online_resources":null,"translation_of":"0","new_edition_of":"0","is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":"","doi_url":"","book":{"id":5016,"pubplace":"Turnhout","publisher":"Brepols","series":"Philosophy in the Abrahamic Tradition of the Middle Ages","volume":"1","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null}}},"article":null},"sort":[2021]}

New Wine in Old Vessels: Alexander of Aphrodisias as a Source for Averroes’ Metaphysics, 2021
By: Matteo Di Giovanni
Title New Wine in Old Vessels: Alexander of Aphrodisias as a Source for Averroes’ Metaphysics
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2021
Published in Alexander of Aphrodisias in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Pages 59–76
Categories Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentary, Aristotle, Metaphysics
Author(s) Matteo Di Giovanni
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Besides his best-known merits as a philosopher, Averroes stands out in the history of the classical tradition as a unique testimony to Alexander’s lost commentary on Metaphysics Lambda and, through it, his interpretation of the argument running through the whole text of the Metaphysics. The gist of this interpretation is laid out in the elaborate prologue to the Lambda commentary that goes back to Alexander and is preserved by Averroes. Building on this textual evidence, the study investigates Averroes’ philosophical appropriation of the Alexander material that is interwoven into the fabric of the former’s exegesis, from the earlier epitome to the later long commentary on the Metaphysics. A number of doctrines turn out to be ultimately inspired by Alexander, including Averroes’ view of the tripartite structure of metaphysics, his notion of book Gamma as an epistemology (“specific logic”) for metaphysics, the function of Delta, the downgrading of both mental and accidental being in Epsilon, and Aristotle’s argument in Zeta. Averroes’ debt to his source is brought to the fore without prejudicing the further question, awaiting future research, of whether Averroes’ acquaintance with Alexander’s line of interpretation was always unmediated or any figures in the philosophical tradition played some role in its transmission.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5030","_score":null,"_ignored":["booksection.book.abstract.keyword"],"_source":{"id":5030,"authors_free":[{"id":5774,"entry_id":5030,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":734,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Matteo Di Giovanni","free_first_name":"Matteo","free_last_name":"Di Giovanni","norm_person":{"id":734,"first_name":"Matteo","last_name":"Di Giovanni","full_name":"Matteo di Giovanni","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/1130687570","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/9497149368819485980007","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Matteo di Giovanni"}}],"entry_title":"New Wine in Old Vessels: Alexander of Aphrodisias as a Source for Averroes\u2019 Metaphysics","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"New Wine in Old Vessels: Alexander of Aphrodisias as a Source for Averroes\u2019 Metaphysics"},"abstract":"Besides his best-known merits as a philosopher, Averroes stands out in the history of the classical tradition as a unique testimony to Alexander\u2019s lost commentary on Metaphysics Lambda and, through it, his interpretation of the argument running through the whole text of the Metaphysics. The gist of this interpretation is laid out in the elaborate prologue to the Lambda commentary that goes back to Alexander and is preserved by Averroes. Building on this textual evidence, the study investigates Averroes\u2019 philosophical appropriation of the Alexander material that is interwoven into the fabric of the former\u2019s exegesis, from the earlier epitome to the later long commentary on the Metaphysics. A number of doctrines turn out to be ultimately inspired by Alexander, including Averroes\u2019 view of the tripartite structure of metaphysics, his notion of book Gamma as an epistemology (\u201cspecific logic\u201d) for metaphysics, the function of Delta, the downgrading of both mental and accidental being in Epsilon, and Aristotle\u2019s argument in Zeta. Averroes\u2019 debt to his source is brought to the fore without prejudicing the further question, awaiting future research, of whether Averroes\u2019 acquaintance with Alexander\u2019s line of interpretation was always unmediated or any figures in the philosophical tradition played some role in its transmission.","btype":2,"date":"2021","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1484\/M.SA-EB.5.120536","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":15,"category_name":"Alexander of Aphrodisias","link":"bib?categories[]=Alexander of Aphrodisias"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":21,"category_name":"Aristotle","link":"bib?categories[]=Aristotle"},{"id":31,"category_name":"Metaphysics","link":"bib?categories[]=Metaphysics"}],"authors":[{"id":734,"full_name":"Matteo di Giovanni","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":5030,"section_of":5029,"pages":"59\u201376","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":5029,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"bibliography","type":4,"language":"no language selected","title":"Alexander of Aphrodisias in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","short_title":"","has_no_author":null,"volume":null,"date":"2021","edition_no":null,"free_date":null,"abstract":"The greatest ancient interpreter of Aristotle, Alexander of Aphrodisias (fl. 200 AD) exerted a profound and enduring influence upon philosophy from Boethius until the modern era. Alexander\u2019s interpretations laid the foundation for multiple philosophical views which were promoted as quintessentially Aristotelian by both Islamic and Latin thinkers throughout the Middle Ages. In the Renaissance, the University of Padua, a leading center of philosophical education and thought, established a scholarly tradition named \u201cAlexandrinism\u201d after him. ","republication_of":0,"online_url":"","online_resources":null,"translation_of":"0","new_edition_of":"0","is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1484\/M.SA-EB.5.119428","book":{"id":5029,"pubplace":"Turnhout","publisher":"Brepols","series":"Studia artistarum","volume":"45","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null}}},"article":null},"sort":[2021]}

De la faculté rationnelle: l’original arabe du Grand Commentaire (Sharh) d’Averroès au De anima d’Aristote (III, 4-5, 429a10-432a14), 2021
By: Colette Sirat, Marc Geoffroy, Averroes
Title De la faculté rationnelle: l’original arabe du Grand Commentaire (Sharh) d’Averroès au De anima d’Aristote (III, 4-5, 429a10-432a14)
Type Monograph
Language French
Date 2021
Publication Place Rome
Publisher Aracne
Series Flumen Sapientiae
Volume 15
Categories Aristotle, Commentary, De anima, Tradition and Reception
Author(s) Colette Sirat , Marc Geoffroy , Averroes
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Depuis le Moyen Âge, le Grand Commentaire d’Averroès au De anima d’Aristote n’était connu des philosophes occidentaux que dans sa version latine, datant du XIIIe siècle. Des gloses en arabe dictées à des élèves philosophes juifs et espagnols au XVe siècle, ont été transcrites en caractères hébraïques et conservées dans un manuscrit de la Bibliothèque Estense de Modène. Le texte de ces gloses n’est pas identique à l’original arabe traduit en latin, mais elles portent témoignage de versions multiples et différentes. L’édition de la partie du Commentaire traitant de l’intellect est proposée ici.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5028","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5028,"authors_free":[{"id":5768,"entry_id":5028,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":992,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Colette Sirat","free_first_name":"Colette","free_last_name":"Sirat","norm_person":{"id":992,"first_name":"Colette","last_name":"Sirat","full_name":"Colette Sirat","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/122662989","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/97136920","db_url":"https:\/\/www.deutsche-biographie.de\/pnd122662989.html","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Colette Sirat"}},{"id":5769,"entry_id":5028,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":955,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Marc Geoffroy","free_first_name":"Marc","free_last_name":"Geoffroy ","norm_person":{"id":955,"first_name":"Marc","last_name":"Geoffroy","full_name":"Marc Geoffroy","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/174155514","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/7482512","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Marc Geoffroy"}},{"id":5770,"entry_id":5028,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":85,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Averroes","free_first_name":"Averroes","free_last_name":"","norm_person":{"id":85,"first_name":"","last_name":"","full_name":"Averroes","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/118505238","viaf_url":"http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/19688718","db_url":"https:\/\/www.deutsche-biographie.de\/gnd118505238.html","from_claudius":0,"link":"bib?authors[]=Averroes"}}],"entry_title":"De la facult\u00e9 rationnelle: l\u2019original arabe du Grand Commentaire (Sharh) d\u2019Averro\u00e8s au De anima d\u2019Aristote (III, 4-5, 429a10-432a14)","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"De la facult\u00e9 rationnelle: l\u2019original arabe du Grand Commentaire (Sharh) d\u2019Averro\u00e8s au De anima d\u2019Aristote (III, 4-5, 429a10-432a14)"},"abstract":"Depuis le Moyen \u00c2ge, le Grand Commentaire d\u2019Averro\u00e8s au De anima d\u2019Aristote n\u2019\u00e9tait connu des philosophes occidentaux que dans sa version latine, datant du XIIIe si\u00e8cle. Des gloses en arabe dict\u00e9es \u00e0 des \u00e9l\u00e8ves philosophes juifs et espagnols au XVe si\u00e8cle, ont \u00e9t\u00e9 transcrites en caract\u00e8res h\u00e9bra\u00efques et conserv\u00e9es dans un manuscrit de la Biblioth\u00e8que Estense de Mod\u00e8ne. Le texte de ces gloses n\u2019est pas identique \u00e0 l\u2019original arabe traduit en latin, mais elles portent t\u00e9moignage de versions multiples et diff\u00e9rentes. L\u2019\u00e9dition de la partie du Commentaire traitant de l\u2019intellect est propos\u00e9e ici. ","btype":1,"date":"2021","language":"French","online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":21,"category_name":"Aristotle","link":"bib?categories[]=Aristotle"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":46,"category_name":"De anima","link":"bib?categories[]=De anima"},{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"}],"authors":[{"id":992,"full_name":"Colette Sirat","role":1},{"id":955,"full_name":"Marc Geoffroy","role":1},{"id":85,"full_name":"Averroes","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":{"id":5028,"pubplace":"Rome","publisher":"Aracne","series":"Flumen Sapientiae","volume":"15","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null},"booksection":null,"article":null},"sort":[2021]}

Memory and Recollection in the Aristotelian Tradition. Essays on the Reception of Aristotle’s De memoria et reminiscentia, 2021
By: Véronique Decaix (Ed.), Christina Thomsen Thörnqvist (Ed.)
Title Memory and Recollection in the Aristotelian Tradition. Essays on the Reception of Aristotle’s De memoria et reminiscentia
Type Edited Book
Language undefined
Date 2021
Publication Place Turnhout
Publisher Brepols
Series Studia artistarum
Volume 47
Categories De anima, Commentary, Aristotle, Tradition and Reception
Author(s) Véronique Decaix , Christina Thomsen Thörnqvist
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Aristotle’s De memoria et reminiscentia (“On Memory and Recollection”) is the oldest surviving systematic study of the nature of human memory. Forming part of Aristotle’s other minor writings on psychology that were intended as a supplement to his De anima (“On the Soul”) and known under the collective title Parva naturalia, Aristotle’s De memoria et reminiscentia gave rise to a vast number of commentaries in the Middle Ages. The present volume offers new knowledge on the medieval understanding of Aristotle’s theories on memory and recollection across the linguistic traditions including the Byzantine Greek, Latin and Arabic reception.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5026","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5026,"authors_free":[{"id":5765,"entry_id":5026,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":1689,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":2,"role_name":"editor"},"free_name":"V\u00e9ronique Decaix","free_first_name":"V\u00e9ronique","free_last_name":"Decaix","norm_person":{"id":1689,"first_name":"V\u00e9ronique ","last_name":"Decaix","full_name":"V\u00e9ronique Decaix","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":null,"dnb_url":"https:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/1213815797","viaf_url":"","db_url":"","from_claudius":null,"link":"bib?authors[]=V\u00e9ronique Decaix"}},{"id":5766,"entry_id":5026,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":null,"person_id":903,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":2,"role_name":"editor"},"free_name":"Christina Thomsen Th\u00f6rnqvist","free_first_name":"Christina Thomsen ","free_last_name":"Th\u00f6rnqvist","norm_person":{"id":903,"first_name":"","last_name":"","full_name":"","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"","viaf_url":"","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]="}}],"entry_title":"Memory and Recollection in the Aristotelian Tradition. Essays on the Reception of Aristotle\u2019s De memoria et reminiscentia","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Memory and Recollection in the Aristotelian Tradition. Essays on the Reception of Aristotle\u2019s De memoria et reminiscentia"},"abstract":"Aristotle\u2019s De memoria et reminiscentia (\u201cOn Memory and Recollection\u201d) is the oldest surviving systematic study of the nature of human memory. Forming part of Aristotle\u2019s other minor writings on psychology that were intended as a supplement to his De anima (\u201cOn the Soul\u201d) and known under the collective title Parva naturalia, Aristotle\u2019s De memoria et reminiscentia gave rise to a vast number of commentaries in the Middle Ages. The present volume offers new knowledge on the medieval understanding of Aristotle\u2019s theories on memory and recollection across the linguistic traditions including the Byzantine Greek, Latin and Arabic reception.","btype":4,"date":"2021","language":null,"online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":46,"category_name":"De anima","link":"bib?categories[]=De anima"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":21,"category_name":"Aristotle","link":"bib?categories[]=Aristotle"},{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"}],"authors":[{"id":1689,"full_name":"V\u00e9ronique Decaix","role":2},{"id":903,"full_name":"","role":2}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":{"id":5026,"pubplace":"Turnhout","publisher":"Brepols","series":"Studia artistarum","volume":"47","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null},"booksection":null,"article":null},"sort":[2021]}

La position de Zabarella vis-à-vis d’Averroès dans son Commentaire sur le De anima, 2021
By: Jules Janssens
Title La position de Zabarella vis-à-vis d’Averroès dans son Commentaire sur le De anima
Type Article
Language French
Date 2021
Journal Mélanges de l’Université Saint-Joseph
Volume 68
Pages 105–135
Categories Renaissance, Tradition and Reception, Commentary, De anima
Author(s) Jules Janssens
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Dans son commentaire sur le De anima d’Aristote Zabarella fait un usage non négligeable du Grand Commentaire sur le même ouvrage d’Averroès, le grand penseur andalou. On a pris l’habitude de considérer que Zabarella n’a pas pu finaliser son commentaire, étant donné qu’il fut publié à titre posthume. Il s’agirait donc d’un ouvrage incomplet. Toutefois, si on tient compte du fait que Zabarella s’intéresse avant tout, voire presque exclusivement, à l’étude de l’âme humaine, tout indique qu’il a consciemment choisi de ne pas commenter certains chapitres de l’ouvrage du Stagirite. Quant à l’impact d’Averroès sur la doctrine de l’âme exposée par Zabarella, elle a été diversement évaluée dans la recherche contemporaine, mais dans l’ensemble on y perçoit une attitude fortement critique du dernier envers le premier. Il est nécessaire de nuancer ce jugement. En effet, sur la base de trois fragments, répartis sur les trois livres, la présente recherche met en lumière qu’Averroès est considéré par Zabarella comme une vraie autorité, « auctoritas » ; que Zabarella souscrit parfois pleinement à l’interprétation du maître arabe ; et, enfin, que Zabarella explique certaines explications « erronées » de ce dernier comme l’effet inévitable de la traduction fautive du texte aristotélicien dont Averroès disposait. En somme, l’attitude de Zabarella vis-à-vis d’Averroès s’avère complexe, évitant aussi bien l’excès d’un rejet total que celui d’une acceptation aveugle.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5051","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5051,"authors_free":[{"id":5801,"entry_id":5051,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":655,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Jules Janssens","free_first_name":"Jules","free_last_name":"Janssens","norm_person":{"id":655,"first_name":"Jules","last_name":"Janssens","full_name":"Jules Janssens","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/139312471","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/81614","db_url":"https:\/\/www.deutsche-biographie.de\/pnd139312471.html","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Jules Janssens"}}],"entry_title":"La position de Zabarella vis-\u00e0-vis d\u2019Averro\u00e8s dans son Commentaire sur le De anima","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"La position de Zabarella vis-\u00e0-vis d\u2019Averro\u00e8s dans son Commentaire sur le De anima"},"abstract":"Dans son commentaire sur le De anima d\u2019Aristote Zabarella fait un usage non n\u00e9gligeable du Grand Commentaire sur le m\u00eame ouvrage d\u2019Averro\u00e8s, le grand penseur andalou. On a pris l\u2019habitude de consid\u00e9rer que Zabarella n\u2019a pas pu finaliser son commentaire, \u00e9tant donn\u00e9 qu\u2019il fut publi\u00e9 \u00e0 titre posthume. Il s\u2019agirait donc d\u2019un ouvrage incomplet. Toutefois, si on tient compte du fait que Zabarella s\u2019int\u00e9resse avant tout, voire presque exclusivement, \u00e0 l\u2019\u00e9tude de l\u2019\u00e2me humaine, tout indique qu\u2019il a consciemment choisi de ne pas commenter certains chapitres de l\u2019ouvrage du Stagirite. Quant \u00e0 l\u2019impact d\u2019Averro\u00e8s sur la doctrine de l\u2019\u00e2me expos\u00e9e par Zabarella, elle a \u00e9t\u00e9 diversement \u00e9valu\u00e9e dans la recherche contemporaine, mais dans l\u2019ensemble on y per\u00e7oit une attitude fortement critique du dernier envers le premier. Il est n\u00e9cessaire de nuancer ce jugement. En effet, sur la base de trois fragments, r\u00e9partis sur les trois livres, la pr\u00e9sente recherche met en lumi\u00e8re qu\u2019Averro\u00e8s est consid\u00e9r\u00e9 par Zabarella comme une vraie autorit\u00e9, \u00ab auctoritas \u00bb ; que Zabarella souscrit parfois pleinement \u00e0 l\u2019interpr\u00e9tation du ma\u00eetre arabe ; et, enfin, que Zabarella explique certaines explications \u00ab erron\u00e9es \u00bb de ce dernier comme l\u2019effet in\u00e9vitable de la traduction fautive du texte aristot\u00e9licien dont Averro\u00e8s disposait. En somme, l\u2019attitude de Zabarella vis-\u00e0-vis d\u2019Averro\u00e8s s\u2019av\u00e8re complexe, \u00e9vitant aussi bien l\u2019exc\u00e8s d\u2019un rejet total que celui d\u2019une acceptation aveugle.","btype":3,"date":"2021","language":"French","online_url":"https:\/\/journals.usj.edu.lb\/melanges\/article\/view\/545","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":5,"category_name":"Renaissance","link":"bib?categories[]=Renaissance"},{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":46,"category_name":"De anima","link":"bib?categories[]=De anima"}],"authors":[{"id":655,"full_name":"Jules Janssens","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":5051,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"M\u00e9langes de l\u2019Universit\u00e9 Saint-Joseph","volume":"68","issue":"","pages":"105\u2013135"}},"sort":[2021]}

A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics, 2013
By: Fabrizio Amerini (Ed.), Gabriele Galluzzo (Ed.)
Title A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics
Type Edited Book
Language undefined
Date 2013
Publication Place Leiden
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
Series Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition
Volume 43
Categories Tradition and Reception, Commentary, Metaphysics
Author(s) Fabrizio Amerini , Gabriele Galluzzo
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Few philosophical books have been so influential in the development of Western thought as Aristotle’s Metaphysics. For centuries Aristotle’s most celebrated work has been regarded as a source of inspiration as well as the starting point for every investigation into the structure of reality. Not surprisingly, the topics discussed in the book – the scientific status of ontology and metaphysics, the foundations of logical truths, the notions of essence and existence, the nature of material objects and their properties, the status of mathematical entities, just to mention some – are still at the centre of the current philosophical debate and are likely to excite philosophical minds for many years to come. This volume reconstructs in fourteen chapters a particular phase in the long history of the Metaphysics by focusing on the medieval reception of Aristotle’s masterpiece, specifically from its introduction in the Latin West in the twelfth through fifteenth centuries. Contributors include: Marta Borgo, Matteo di Giovanni, Amos Bertolacci, Silvia Donati, Gabriele Galluzzo, Alessandro D. Conti, Sten Ebbesen, Fabrizio Amerini, Giorgio Pini, Roberto Lambertini, William O. Duba, Femke J. Kok, and Paul J.J.M. Bakker.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"281","_score":null,"_source":{"id":281,"authors_free":[{"id":414,"entry_id":281,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":812,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":2,"role_name":"editor"},"free_name":"Fabrizio Amerini","free_first_name":"Fabrizio","free_last_name":"Amerini","norm_person":{"id":812,"first_name":"Fabrizio","last_name":"Amerini","full_name":"Fabrizio Amerini","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/1037880641","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/61802005","db_url":"https:\/\/www.deutsche-biographie.de\/pnd1037880641.html","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Fabrizio Amerini"}},{"id":415,"entry_id":281,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":1288,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":2,"role_name":"editor"},"free_name":"Gabriele Galluzzo","free_first_name":"Gabriele","free_last_name":"Galluzzo","norm_person":{"id":1288,"first_name":"Gabriele","last_name":"Galluzzo","full_name":"Gabriele Galluzzo","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/1027244637","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/61842398","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Gabriele Galluzzo"}}],"entry_title":"A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics"},"abstract":"Few philosophical books have been so influential in the development of Western thought as Aristotle\u2019s Metaphysics. For centuries Aristotle\u2019s most celebrated work has been regarded as a source of inspiration as well as the starting point for every investigation into the structure of reality. Not surprisingly, the topics discussed in the book \u2013 the scientific status of ontology and metaphysics, the foundations of logical truths, the notions of essence and existence, the nature of material objects and their properties, the status of mathematical entities, just to mention some \u2013 are still at the centre of the current philosophical debate and are likely to excite philosophical minds for many years to come. This volume reconstructs in fourteen chapters a particular phase in the long history of the Metaphysics by focusing on the medieval reception of Aristotle\u2019s masterpiece, specifically from its introduction in the Latin West in the twelfth through fifteenth centuries.\r\n\r\nContributors include: Marta Borgo, Matteo di Giovanni, Amos Bertolacci, Silvia Donati, Gabriele Galluzzo, Alessandro D. Conti, Sten Ebbesen, Fabrizio Amerini, Giorgio Pini, Roberto Lambertini, William O. Duba, Femke J. Kok, and Paul J.J.M. Bakker. ","btype":4,"date":"2013","language":null,"online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1163\/9789004261297","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":31,"category_name":"Metaphysics","link":"bib?categories[]=Metaphysics"}],"authors":[{"id":812,"full_name":"Fabrizio Amerini","role":2},{"id":1288,"full_name":"Gabriele Galluzzo","role":2}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":{"id":281,"pubplace":"Leiden","publisher":"Brill Academic Publishers","series":"Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition","volume":"43","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null},"booksection":null,"article":null},"sort":["A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics"]}

A Hidden Source? Considerations on Averroes’ Recourse to Avicenna’s Madkhal of the Shifâ’ in the Middle Commentary on Porphyry’s Isagoge, 2018
By: Silvia Di Vincenzo
Title A Hidden Source? Considerations on Averroes’ Recourse to Avicenna’s Madkhal of the Shifâ’ in the Middle Commentary on Porphyry’s Isagoge
Type Article
Language English
Date 2018
Journal Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale
Volume 29
Pages 125–136
Categories Avicenna, Commentary
Author(s) Silvia Di Vincenzo
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5144","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5144,"authors_free":[{"id":5923,"entry_id":5144,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":null,"person_id":null,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Silvia Di Vincenzo","free_first_name":"Silvia","free_last_name":"Di Vincenzo","norm_person":null}],"entry_title":"A Hidden Source? Considerations on Averroes\u2019 Recourse to Avicenna\u2019s Madkhal of the Shif\u00e2\u2019 in the Middle Commentary on Porphyry\u2019s Isagoge","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"A Hidden Source? Considerations on Averroes\u2019 Recourse to Avicenna\u2019s Madkhal of the Shif\u00e2\u2019 in the Middle Commentary on Porphyry\u2019s Isagoge"},"abstract":"","btype":3,"date":"2018","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":10,"category_name":"Avicenna","link":"bib?categories[]=Avicenna"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"}],"authors":[],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":5144,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale","volume":"29","issue":"","pages":"125\u2013136"}},"sort":["A Hidden Source? Considerations on Averroes\u2019 Recourse to Avicenna\u2019s Madkhal of the Shif\u00e2\u2019 in the Middle Commentary on Porphyry\u2019s Isagoge"]}

A Map of Averroes’ Criticism against Avicenna: Physics, De caelo, De generatione et corruptione and Meteorology, 2018
By: Cristina Cerami
Title A Map of Averroes’ Criticism against Avicenna: Physics, De caelo, De generatione et corruptione and Meteorology
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2018
Published in The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna’s Physics and Cosmology
Pages 163–240
Categories Avicenna, De caelo, Physics, Meteorology, Commentary, Surveys
Author(s) Cristina Cerami
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5128","_score":null,"_ignored":["booksection.book.abstract.keyword"],"_source":{"id":5128,"authors_free":[{"id":5904,"entry_id":5128,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":1285,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Cristina Cerami","free_first_name":"Christina","free_last_name":"Cerami","norm_person":{"id":1285,"first_name":"Cristina","last_name":"Cerami","full_name":"Cristina Cerami","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/139713840","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/317111513","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Cristina Cerami"}}],"entry_title":"A Map of Averroes\u2019 Criticism against Avicenna: Physics, De caelo, De generatione et corruptione and Meteorology","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"A Map of Averroes\u2019 Criticism against Avicenna: Physics, De caelo, De generatione et corruptione and Meteorology"},"abstract":"","btype":2,"date":"2018","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1515\/9781614516972-008","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":10,"category_name":"Avicenna","link":"bib?categories[]=Avicenna"},{"id":66,"category_name":"De caelo","link":"bib?categories[]=De caelo"},{"id":37,"category_name":"Physics","link":"bib?categories[]=Physics"},{"id":67,"category_name":"Meteorology","link":"bib?categories[]=Meteorology"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":18,"category_name":"Surveys","link":"bib?categories[]=Surveys"}],"authors":[{"id":1285,"full_name":"Cristina Cerami","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":5128,"section_of":5126,"pages":"163\u2013240","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":5126,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"bibliography","type":4,"language":"en","title":"The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna\u2019s Physics and Cosmology","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","short_title":"","has_no_author":null,"volume":null,"date":"2018","edition_no":null,"free_date":null,"abstract":"Avicenna (Ibn S\u012bn\u0101) greatly influenced later medieval thinking about the earth and the cosmos, not only in his own civilization, but also in Hebrew and Latin cultures. The studies presented in this volume discuss the reception of prominent theories by Avicenna from the early 11th century onwards by thinkers like Averroes, Fahraddin ar-Razi, Samuel ibn Tibbon or Albertus Magnus. Among the topics which receive particular attention are the definition and existence of motion and time. Other important topics are covered too, such as Avicenna\u2019s theories of vacuum, causality, elements, substantial change, minerals, floods and mountains. It emerges, among other things, that Avicenna inherited to the discussion an acute sense for the epistemological status of natural science and for the mental and concrete existence of its objects. The volume also addresses the philological and historical circumstances of the textual tradition and sheds light on the translators Dominicus Gundisalvi, Avendauth and Alfred of Sareshel in particular.\r\nThe articles of this volume are presented by scholars who convened in 2013 to discuss their research on the influence of Avicenna\u2019s physics and cosmology in the Villa Vigoni, Italy.","republication_of":0,"online_url":"","online_resources":null,"translation_of":"0","new_edition_of":"0","is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1515\/9781614516972","book":{"id":5126,"pubplace":"Boston; Berlin","publisher":"De Gruyter","series":"Scientia Graeco-Arabica","volume":"23","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null}}},"article":null},"sort":["A Map of Averroes\u2019 Criticism against Avicenna: Physics, De caelo, De generatione et corruptione and Meteorology"]}

A reference to al-Fârâbî’s Kitâb al-hurûf in Averroes’ critique of Avicenna (Tahâfut al-Tahâfut, 371,5-372,12 Bouyges), 2014
By: Cecilia Martini Bonadeo
Title A reference to al-Fârâbî’s Kitâb al-hurûf in Averroes’ critique of Avicenna (Tahâfut al-Tahâfut, 371,5-372,12 Bouyges)
Type Article
Language English
Date 2014
Journal Studi Magrebini
Volume 12-13
Pages 433-452
Categories al-Fārābī, Avicenna, Commentary, Metaphysics
Author(s) Cecilia Martini Bonadeo
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Al-Fārābī’s Book of Letters (Kitāb al-ḥurūf) and the analyses devoted in this text to the terminology of “being” are authoritative references for Averroes from the epitomes of his youth to his mature treatises. Also the Farabian doctrine of the conventionality of the natural language plays a role in Averroes’ thought. This paper discusses the Tahāfut al-Tahāfut, (pp.371,5-372.12 Bouyges), where Averroes has recourse to the Book of Letters in criticizing Avicenna’s distinction between essence and existence. Averroes explicitly mentions the title of the work and recalls a passage from the fifteenth chapter. This passage had already inspired him in the Epitome on Metaphysics, where Averroes did not mention explicitly his source, but followed in al-Fārābī’s footsteps as for the analysis of the uses of “being”. Averroes uses tacitly the same passage also in his Commentary on Metaphysics Delta 7.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5196","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5196,"authors_free":[{"id":5987,"entry_id":5196,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":831,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Cecilia Martini Bonadeo","free_first_name":"Cecilia","free_last_name":"Martini Bonadeo","norm_person":{"id":831,"first_name":"Cecilia","last_name":"Martini Bonadeo","full_name":"Cecilia Martini Bonadeo","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/1047649543","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/305196685","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Cecilia Martini Bonadeo"}}],"entry_title":"A reference to al-F\u00e2r\u00e2b\u00ee\u2019s Kit\u00e2b al-hur\u00fbf in Averroes\u2019 critique of Avicenna (Tah\u00e2fut al-Tah\u00e2fut, 371,5-372,12 Bouyges)","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"A reference to al-F\u00e2r\u00e2b\u00ee\u2019s Kit\u00e2b al-hur\u00fbf in Averroes\u2019 critique of Avicenna (Tah\u00e2fut al-Tah\u00e2fut, 371,5-372,12 Bouyges)"},"abstract":"Al-F\u0101r\u0101b\u012b\u2019s Book of Letters (Kit\u0101b al-\u1e25ur\u016bf) and the analyses devoted in this text to the terminology of \u201cbeing\u201d are authoritative references for Averroes from the epitomes of his youth to his mature treatises. Also the Farabian doctrine of the conventionality of the natural language plays a role in Averroes\u2019 thought. This paper discusses the Tah\u0101fut al-Tah\u0101fut, (pp.371,5-372.12 Bouyges), where Averroes has recourse to the Book of Letters in criticizing Avicenna\u2019s distinction between essence and existence. Averroes explicitly mentions the title of the work and recalls a passage from the fifteenth chapter. This passage had already inspired him in the Epitome on Metaphysics, where Averroes did not mention explicitly his source, but followed in al-F\u0101r\u0101b\u012b\u2019s footsteps as for the analysis of the uses of \u201cbeing\u201d. Averroes uses tacitly the same passage also in his Commentary on Metaphysics Delta 7.","btype":3,"date":"2014","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":28,"category_name":"al-F\u0101r\u0101b\u012b","link":"bib?categories[]=al-F\u0101r\u0101b\u012b"},{"id":10,"category_name":"Avicenna","link":"bib?categories[]=Avicenna"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":31,"category_name":"Metaphysics","link":"bib?categories[]=Metaphysics"}],"authors":[{"id":831,"full_name":"Cecilia Martini Bonadeo","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":5196,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"Studi Magrebini","volume":"12-13 ","issue":"","pages":"433-452"}},"sort":["A reference to al-F\u00e2r\u00e2b\u00ee\u2019s Kit\u00e2b al-hur\u00fbf in Averroes\u2019 critique of Avicenna (Tah\u00e2fut al-Tah\u00e2fut, 371,5-372,12 Bouyges)"]}

Abraham Bibago on Intellectual Conjunction and Human Happiness, Faith and Metaphysics according to a 15th century Jewish Averroist, 2015
By: Yehuda Halper
Title Abraham Bibago on Intellectual Conjunction and Human Happiness, Faith and Metaphysics according to a 15th century Jewish Averroist
Type Article
Language English
Date 2015
Journal Quaestio
Volume 15
Pages 309–318
Categories Averroism, Jewish Averroism, Commentary, Metaphysics
Author(s) Yehuda Halper
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
The 15th century Jewish Aragonian thinker, Abraham Bibago treats conjunction in his two main works, Derekh Emunah (“The Way of Faith”) and Commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics. In the former, which explicitly interprets Biblical and Talmudic stories along philosophical lines, Bibago promotes a neo-Platonic intellectual emanation schema and boldly asserts that human happiness is attained through conjunction with higher intellects. In the Commentary, which primarily treats Aristotle’s Metaphysics and Averroes’ commentaries on it, Bibago gives an account of conjunction that does not necessarily fit with the intellectual conjunction of Derekh Emunah. Indeed, his remarks in the Commentary are much less decisive about human happiness, suggesting that Bibago qua philosopher is more open minded about the summum bonum than he is qua religious thinker.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5247","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5247,"authors_free":[{"id":6056,"entry_id":5247,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":1500,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Yehuda Halper","free_first_name":"Yehuda","free_last_name":"Halper","norm_person":{"id":1500,"first_name":"Yehuda","last_name":"Halper","full_name":"Yehuda Halper","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/142969923","viaf_url":"http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/177995327","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Yehuda Halper"}}],"entry_title":"Abraham Bibago on Intellectual Conjunction and Human Happiness, Faith and Metaphysics according to a 15th century Jewish Averroist","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Abraham Bibago on Intellectual Conjunction and Human Happiness, Faith and Metaphysics according to a 15th century Jewish Averroist"},"abstract":"The 15th century Jewish Aragonian thinker, Abraham Bibago treats conjunction in his two main works, Derekh Emunah (\u201cThe Way of Faith\u201d) and Commentary on Aristotle\u2019s Metaphysics. In the former, which explicitly interprets Biblical and Talmudic stories along philosophical lines, Bibago promotes a neo-Platonic intellectual emanation schema and boldly asserts that human happiness is attained through conjunction with higher intellects. In the Commentary, which primarily treats Aristotle\u2019s Metaphysics and Averroes\u2019 commentaries on it, Bibago gives an account of conjunction that does not necessarily fit with the intellectual conjunction of Derekh Emunah. Indeed, his remarks in the Commentary are much less decisive about human happiness, suggesting that Bibago qua philosopher is more open minded about the summum bonum than he is qua religious thinker.","btype":3,"date":"2015","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1484\/J.QUAESTIO.5.108606","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":1,"category_name":"Averroism","link":"bib?categories[]=Averroism"},{"id":8,"category_name":"Jewish Averroism","link":"bib?categories[]=Jewish Averroism"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":31,"category_name":"Metaphysics","link":"bib?categories[]=Metaphysics"}],"authors":[{"id":1500,"full_name":"Yehuda Halper","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":5247,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"Quaestio","volume":"15","issue":"","pages":"309\u2013318"}},"sort":["Abraham Bibago on Intellectual Conjunction and Human Happiness, Faith and Metaphysics according to a 15th century Jewish Averroist"]}

Abstraction and Intellection in Averroes and the Arabic Tradition: Remarks on Averroes, Long Commentary on the De anima, Book 3, Comment 36, 2018
By: Richard C. Taylor
Title Abstraction and Intellection in Averroes and the Arabic Tradition: Remarks on Averroes, Long Commentary on the De anima, Book 3, Comment 36
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2018
Published in Sujet Libre. Pour Alain de Libera
Pages 321–325
Categories Tradition and Reception, Commentary, De anima
Author(s) Richard C. Taylor
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5164","_score":null,"_ignored":["booksection.book.abstract.keyword"],"_source":{"id":5164,"authors_free":[{"id":5947,"entry_id":5164,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":966,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Richard C. Taylor","free_first_name":"Richard C. ","free_last_name":"Taylor","norm_person":{"id":966,"first_name":"Richard C.","last_name":"Taylor","full_name":"Richard C. Taylor","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/139866353","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/49247370","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Richard C. Taylor"}}],"entry_title":"Abstraction and Intellection in Averroes and the Arabic Tradition: Remarks on Averroes, Long Commentary on the De anima, Book 3, Comment 36","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Abstraction and Intellection in Averroes and the Arabic Tradition: Remarks on Averroes, Long Commentary on the De anima, Book 3, Comment 36"},"abstract":"","btype":2,"date":"2018","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":46,"category_name":"De anima","link":"bib?categories[]=De anima"}],"authors":[{"id":966,"full_name":"Richard C. Taylor","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":5164,"section_of":5082,"pages":"321\u2013325","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":5082,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"bibliography","type":4,"language":"no language selected","title":"Sujet Libre. Pour Alain de Libera","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","short_title":"","has_no_author":null,"volume":null,"date":"2018","edition_no":null,"free_date":null,"abstract":"Nous avons souhait\u00e9 ce livre pour rendre hommage \u00e0 Alain de Libera et f\u00eater son travail. Celles et ceux qui \u00e9crivent ici sont des ma\u00eetres, des pairs, des coll\u00e8gues, d\u2019anciens \u00e9tudiants; en divers sens, ce sont tous des amis.\r\nPlut\u00f4t que d\u2019imposer une pr\u00e9sentation, nous avons choisi comme ordre le hasard alphab\u00e9tique des noms, sans chapitres. Deux consignes seulement avaient \u00e9t\u00e9 fournies. La bri\u00e8vet\u00e9, d\u2019abord \u2013 quelques pages, tenues par un nombre de signes. L\u2019absence de notes, ensuite, pour livrer des textes de plain-pied.\r\nRestait, pour \u00e9voquer l\u2019\u0153uvre et la personne d\u2019Alain de Libera, l\u2019objet, l\u2019angle. Nous n\u2019avions cette fois indiqu\u00e9 qu\u2019une chose, qui donne \u00e0 ce volume son titre : sujet libre.","republication_of":0,"online_url":"","online_resources":null,"translation_of":"0","new_edition_of":"0","is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":"","doi_url":"","book":{"id":5082,"pubplace":"Paris","publisher":"Vrin","series":"","volume":"","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null}}},"article":null},"sort":["Abstraction and Intellection in Averroes and the Arabic Tradition: Remarks on Averroes, Long Commentary on the De anima, Book 3, Comment 36"]}

Acquisition de la pensée et acquisition de l'acte chez Averroès. Une lecture croisée du Grand Commentaire au De anima et du Kitāb al-Kašf ʿan manāhiǧ al-adilla, 2013
By: Jean-Baptiste Brenet
Title Acquisition de la pensée et acquisition de l'acte chez Averroès. Une lecture croisée du Grand Commentaire au De anima et du Kitāb al-Kašf ʿan manāhiǧ al-adilla
Type Book Section
Language French
Date 2013
Published in Philosophical Psychology in Arabic Thought and the Latin Aristotelianism of the 13th Century
Pages 111–139
Categories De anima, Commentary
Author(s) Jean-Baptiste Brenet
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"2000","_score":null,"_source":{"id":2000,"authors_free":[{"id":2441,"entry_id":2000,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":622,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Jean-Baptiste Brenet","free_first_name":"Jean-Baptiste","free_last_name":"Brenet","norm_person":{"id":622,"first_name":"Jean-Baptiste","last_name":"Brenet","full_name":"Jean-Baptiste Brenet","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/1051778867","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/27224973","db_url":"NULL","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Jean-Baptiste Brenet"}}],"entry_title":"Acquisition de la pens\u00e9e et acquisition de l'acte chez Averro\u00e8s. Une lecture crois\u00e9e du Grand Commentaire au De anima et du Kit\u0101b al-Ka\u0161f \u02bfan man\u0101hi\u01e7 al-adilla","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Acquisition de la pens\u00e9e et acquisition de l'acte chez Averro\u00e8s. Une lecture crois\u00e9e du Grand Commentaire au De anima et du Kit\u0101b al-Ka\u0161f \u02bfan man\u0101hi\u01e7 al-adilla"},"abstract":"","btype":2,"date":"2013","language":"French","online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":46,"category_name":"De anima","link":"bib?categories[]=De anima"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"}],"authors":[{"id":622,"full_name":"Jean-Baptiste Brenet","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":2000,"section_of":276,"pages":"111\u2013139","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":276,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"reference","type":4,"language":null,"title":"Philosophical Psychology in Arabic Thought and the Latin Aristotelianism of the 13th Century","title_transcript":null,"title_translation":null,"short_title":null,"has_no_author":0,"volume":null,"date":"2013","edition_no":null,"free_date":"2013","abstract":null,"republication_of":null,"online_url":null,"online_resources":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":null,"doi_url":null,"book":{"id":276,"pubplace":"Paris","publisher":"J. Vrin","series":null,"volume":null,"edition_no":null,"valid_from":null,"valid_until":null}}},"article":null},"sort":["Acquisition de la pens\u00e9e et acquisition de l'acte chez Averro\u00e8s. Une lecture crois\u00e9e du Grand Commentaire au De anima et du Kit\u0101b al-Ka\u0161f \u02bfan man\u0101hi\u01e7 al-adilla"]}

Al-Ghazâlî, Averroes and Moshe Narboni: Conflict and Conflation, 2015
By: Alfred L. Ivry
Title Al-Ghazâlî, Averroes and Moshe Narboni: Conflict and Conflation
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2015
Published in Islam and Rationality: The Impact of al-Ghazâlî. Papers Collected on His 900th Anniversary Vol. 1
Pages 275–287
Categories al-Ġazālī, Commentary, Tradition and Reception, Influence
Author(s) Alfred L. Ivry
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5287","_score":null,"_ignored":["booksection.book.abstract.keyword"],"_source":{"id":5287,"authors_free":[{"id":6106,"entry_id":5287,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":653,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":" Alfred L. Ivry","free_first_name":" Alfred L. ","free_last_name":"Ivry","norm_person":{"id":653,"first_name":"Alfred L.","last_name":"Ivry","full_name":"Alfred L. Ivry","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/172513073","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/117886983","db_url":"https:\/\/www.deutsche-biographie.de\/pnd172513073.html","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Alfred L. Ivry"}}],"entry_title":"Al-Ghaz\u00e2l\u00ee, Averroes and Moshe Narboni: Conflict and Conflation","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Al-Ghaz\u00e2l\u00ee, Averroes and Moshe Narboni: Conflict and Conflation"},"abstract":"","btype":2,"date":"2015","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":"https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1163\/9789004290952_014","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":14,"category_name":"al-\u0120az\u0101l\u012b","link":"bib?categories[]=al-\u0120az\u0101l\u012b"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"},{"id":24,"category_name":"Influence","link":"bib?categories[]=Influence"}],"authors":[{"id":653,"full_name":"Alfred L. Ivry","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":{"id":5287,"section_of":5286,"pages":"275\u2013287","is_catalog":null,"book":{"id":5286,"bilderberg_idno":null,"dare_idno":null,"catalog_idno":null,"entry_type":"bibliography","type":4,"language":"en","title":"Islam and Rationality: The Impact of al-Ghaz\u00e2l\u00ee. Papers Collected on His 900th Anniversary Vol. 1","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","short_title":"","has_no_author":null,"volume":null,"date":"2015","edition_no":null,"free_date":null,"abstract":"This volume offers an account of Ab\u016b \u1e24\u0101mid al-Ghaz\u0101l\u012b (d. 505\/1111) as a rational theologian who created a symbiosis of philosophy and theology and infused rationality into Sufism. The majority of the papers herein deal with important topics of al-Ghaz\u0101l\u012b\u2019s work, which demonstrate his rational treatment of the Qur\u02be\u0101n and major subjects of Islamic theology and everyday life of Muslims. Some other contributions address al-Ghaz\u0101l\u012b\u2019s sources and how his intellectual endeavors were later received by scholars who had the same concern of reconciling religion and rationality within Islam, Christianity and Judaism.\r\n\r\nWith contributions by Binyamin Abrahamov, Hans Daiber, Ken Garden, Avner Giladi, Scott Girdner, Frank Griffel, Steven Harvey, Alfred Ivry, Jules Janssens, Taneli Kukkonen, Luis Xavier L\u00f3pez-Farjeat, Wilferd Madelung, Yahya M. Michot, Yasien Mohamed, Eric Ormsby, M. Sait \u00d6zervarl\u0131, and Hidemi Takahashi.","republication_of":0,"online_url":"","online_resources":null,"translation_of":"0","new_edition_of":"0","is_catalog":0,"in_bibliography":0,"is_inactive":0,"notes":null,"ti_url":"","doi_url":" https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1163\/9789004290952 ","book":{"id":5286,"pubplace":"Leiden, Boston","publisher":"Brill","series":"Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies","volume":"94","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null}}},"article":null},"sort":["Al-Ghaz\u00e2l\u00ee, Averroes and Moshe Narboni: Conflict and Conflation"]}

Arabic-Latin Reception of Aristotle’s Physica and Averroes’ Commentarium magnum. Two Versions in a Manuscript from Toledo, 2012
By: Horst Schmieja
Title Arabic-Latin Reception of Aristotle’s Physica and Averroes’ Commentarium magnum. Two Versions in a Manuscript from Toledo
Type Article
Language English
Date 2012
Journal Oriens
Volume 40
Issue 1
Pages 149–167
Categories Physics, Commentary, Tradition and Reception
Author(s) Horst Schmieja
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
Sixty-two thirteenth and fourteenth-century Latin manuscripts of Averroes’ commentary of Aristotle’s Physics are currently known. Many of these manuscripts have a substantial gap in Book 8, stretching from about the middle of commentary 76 to the end of commentary 79. The Cathedral Library of Toledo holds a thirteenth-century manuscript which not only contains Book 8 in its entirety, but also two different Arabic-Latin translations of significant parts of textus and commentum 76. Analysis of these two versions allows important insights into the translator’s work.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"1697","_score":null,"_source":{"id":1697,"authors_free":[{"id":1960,"entry_id":1697,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":917,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Horst Schmieja","free_first_name":"Horst","free_last_name":"Schmieja","norm_person":{"id":917,"first_name":"Horst","last_name":"Schmieja","full_name":"Horst Schmieja","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/109279034","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/71959432","db_url":"","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Horst Schmieja"}}],"entry_title":"Arabic-Latin Reception of Aristotle\u2019s Physica and Averroes\u2019 Commentarium magnum. Two Versions in a Manuscript from Toledo","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Arabic-Latin Reception of Aristotle\u2019s Physica and Averroes\u2019 Commentarium magnum. Two Versions in a Manuscript from Toledo"},"abstract":"Sixty-two thirteenth and fourteenth-century Latin manuscripts of Averroes\u2019 commentary of Aristotle\u2019s Physics are currently known. Many of these manuscripts have a substantial gap in Book 8, stretching from about the middle of commentary 76 to the end of commentary 79. The Cathedral Library of Toledo holds a thirteenth-century manuscript which not only contains Book 8 in its entirety, but also two different Arabic-Latin translations of significant parts of textus and commentum 76. Analysis of these two versions allows important insights into the translator\u2019s work.","btype":3,"date":"2012","language":"English","online_url":"","doi_url":" https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1163\/187783712X634698","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":37,"category_name":"Physics","link":"bib?categories[]=Physics"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"},{"id":43,"category_name":"Tradition and Reception","link":"bib?categories[]=Tradition and Reception"}],"authors":[{"id":917,"full_name":"Horst Schmieja","role":1}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":null,"booksection":null,"article":{"id":1697,"journal_id":null,"journal_name":"Oriens","volume":"40","issue":"1","pages":"149\u2013167"}},"sort":["Arabic-Latin Reception of Aristotle\u2019s Physica and Averroes\u2019 Commentarium magnum. Two Versions in a Manuscript from Toledo"]}

Averroes Latinus. Commentum Medium Super Libro Praedicamentorum Aristotelis: Translatio Wilhelmo de Luna adscripta, 2010
By: Averroes, Roland Hissette (Ed.),
Title Averroes Latinus. Commentum Medium Super Libro Praedicamentorum Aristotelis: Translatio Wilhelmo de Luna adscripta
Type Edited Book
Language undefined
Date 2010
Publication Place Louvain
Publisher Peeters
Series Averrois Opera : Ser. B, Averroes Latinus
Volume 11
Categories Aristotle, Commentary
Author(s) Averroes , Roland Hissette ,
Publisher(s)
Translator(s) Guilelmus de Luna
La traduction arabo-latine attribuee a Guillaume de Luna (debut ou milieu du XIIIe siecle?) du commentaire moyen d'Averroes sur la Logica vetus a fait l'objet en 1996 d'un premier volume: curieusement peut-etre, il proposait l'edition du texte de la troisieme uvre concernee, le Peri Hermeneias ou De interpretatione (Averrois opera, Series B: Averroes latinus, XII). Le present volume (Averrois opera, Series B: Averroes latinus, XI) poursuit l'edition dudit commentaire dans la meme traduction arabo-latine et porte, non sur la premiere uvre de la trilogie: l'Isagoge, mais sur la deuxieme: les Categories ou Predicaments. A peine impliquee dans des citations d'auteurs, l'oeuvre n'est plus connue que par six manuscrits; s' y ajoutent douze editions des XVe et XVIe siecles. La presente edition ressemble a la precedente du commentaire du Peri Hermeneias au moins sous quatre rapports: 1. une comparaison systematique de la version latine medievale du commentaire d'Averroes avec la version hebraique correspondante a ete exclue, ces deux versions ne pouvant etre qu'independantes l'une de l'autre; 2. dans l'apparat comparatif de la version latine avec l'original arabe, les mots arabes sont imprimes en arabe, puis retraduits en latin dans la langue meme du traducteur, sur base d'une etude systematique de la terminologie utilisee dans la traduction; 3. les lexiques sur lesquels s'appuie cette etude de la terminologie, rendent compte d'a peu pres toutes les equivalences arabo-latines etablies par le traducteur, et non, parmi celles-ci, d'une categorie particuliere ne reprenant, par exemple, que les concepts philosophiques; 4. dans les lexiques, les mots arabes sont transcrits en caracteres latins: certaines verifications sont ainsi accessibles aux lecteurs non arabisants; quant aux arabisants, la vocalisation qu'implique la transcription leur signale comment, en fonction de l'interpretation supposee avoir ete celle du traducteur medieval, le referent arabe a de nouveau ete relu et compris.

{"_index":"bib","_type":"_doc","_id":"5328","_score":null,"_source":{"id":5328,"authors_free":[{"id":6161,"entry_id":5328,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":85,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":1,"role_name":"author"},"free_name":"Averroes","free_first_name":"","free_last_name":"","norm_person":{"id":85,"first_name":"","last_name":"","full_name":"Averroes","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/118505238","viaf_url":"http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/19688718","db_url":"https:\/\/www.deutsche-biographie.de\/gnd118505238.html","from_claudius":0,"link":"bib?authors[]=Averroes"}},{"id":6162,"entry_id":5328,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":1,"person_id":789,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":2,"role_name":"editor"},"free_name":"Roland Hissette","free_first_name":"Roland","free_last_name":"Hissette","norm_person":{"id":789,"first_name":"Roland","last_name":"Hissette","full_name":"Roland Hissette","short_ident":"","is_classical_name":0,"dnb_url":"http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/151152527","viaf_url":"https:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/44447915","db_url":"https:\/\/www.deutsche-biographie.de\/pnd151152527.html","from_claudius":1,"link":"bib?authors[]=Roland Hissette"}},{"id":6163,"entry_id":5328,"agent_type":"person","is_normalised":null,"person_id":null,"institution_id":null,"role":{"id":3,"role_name":"translator"},"free_name":"Guilelmus de Luna","free_first_name":"Guilelmus","free_last_name":"de Luna","norm_person":null}],"entry_title":"Averroes Latinus. Commentum Medium Super Libro Praedicamentorum Aristotelis: Translatio Wilhelmo de Luna adscripta","title_transcript":"","title_translation":"","main_title":{"title":"Averroes Latinus. Commentum Medium Super Libro Praedicamentorum Aristotelis: Translatio Wilhelmo de Luna adscripta"},"abstract":"La traduction arabo-latine attribuee a Guillaume de Luna (debut ou milieu du XIIIe siecle?) du commentaire moyen d'Averroes sur la Logica vetus a fait l'objet en 1996 d'un premier volume: curieusement peut-etre, il proposait l'edition du texte de la troisieme uvre concernee, le Peri Hermeneias ou De interpretatione (Averrois opera, Series B: Averroes latinus, XII). Le present volume (Averrois opera, Series B: Averroes latinus, XI) poursuit l'edition dudit commentaire dans la meme traduction arabo-latine et porte, non sur la premiere uvre de la trilogie: l'Isagoge, mais sur la deuxieme: les Categories ou Predicaments. A peine impliquee dans des citations d'auteurs, l'oeuvre n'est plus connue que par six manuscrits; s' y ajoutent douze editions des XVe et XVIe siecles. La presente edition ressemble a la precedente du commentaire du Peri Hermeneias au moins sous quatre rapports: 1. une comparaison systematique de la version latine medievale du commentaire d'Averroes avec la version hebraique correspondante a ete exclue, ces deux versions ne pouvant etre qu'independantes l'une de l'autre; 2. dans l'apparat comparatif de la version latine avec l'original arabe, les mots arabes sont imprimes en arabe, puis retraduits en latin dans la langue meme du traducteur, sur base d'une etude systematique de la terminologie utilisee dans la traduction; 3. les lexiques sur lesquels s'appuie cette etude de la terminologie, rendent compte d'a peu pres toutes les equivalences arabo-latines etablies par le traducteur, et non, parmi celles-ci, d'une categorie particuliere ne reprenant, par exemple, que les concepts philosophiques; 4. dans les lexiques, les mots arabes sont transcrits en caracteres latins: certaines verifications sont ainsi accessibles aux lecteurs non arabisants; quant aux arabisants, la vocalisation qu'implique la transcription leur signale comment, en fonction de l'interpretation supposee avoir ete celle du traducteur medieval, le referent arabe a de nouveau ete relu et compris.","btype":4,"date":"2010","language":null,"online_url":"","doi_url":"","ti_url":"","categories":[{"id":21,"category_name":"Aristotle","link":"bib?categories[]=Aristotle"},{"id":23,"category_name":"Commentary","link":"bib?categories[]=Commentary"}],"authors":[{"id":85,"full_name":"Averroes","role":1},{"id":789,"full_name":"Roland Hissette","role":2}],"works":[],"republication_of":null,"translation_of":null,"new_edition_of":null,"book":{"id":5328,"pubplace":"Louvain","publisher":"Peeters","series":"Averrois Opera : Ser. B, Averroes Latinus","volume":"11","edition_no":"","valid_from":null,"valid_until":null},"booksection":null,"article":null},"sort":["Averroes Latinus. Commentum Medium Super Libro Praedicamentorum Aristotelis: Translatio Wilhelmo de Luna adscripta"]}

  • PAGE 1 OF 14