184 - Robert Wisnovsky on Commentary Culture
Robert Wisnovsky joins Peter to discuss the enormous body of unstudied philosophical commentaries in the later Eastern Islamic world.
• R. Wisnovsky, “Notes on Avicenna’s concept of thingness (shayʾiyya)”, Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 10 (2000), 181-221.
• R. Wisnovsky (ed.), Aspects of Avicenna (Princeton: 2001).
• R. Wisnovsky, Avicenna’s Metaphysics in Context (London: 2004).
• R. Wisnovsky, “One aspect of the Avicennian turn in Sunnī theology”, Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 14 (2004), 65-100.
• R. Wisnovsky, “The nature and scope of Arabic philosophical commentary in post-classical (ca. 1100-1900 AD) Islamic intellectual history: Some preliminary observations,” in P. Adamson, H. Baltussen and M.W.F. Stone (eds), Philosophy, Science and Exegesis in Greek, Arabic and Latin Commentaries (London: 2004), 149-91.
• R. Wisnovsky, “Arabic logicians on perfect and imperfect syllogisms: A supplement to Patzig’s ‘Historical Excursus,’” in T. Langermann (ed.), Avicenna and his Legacy: A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy (Turnhout: 2010), 257-73.
• R. Wisnovsky, F. Wallis, J. Fumo and C. Fraenkel (eds), Vehicles of Transmission, Translation and Transformation in Medieval Textual Culture (Turnhout: 2012).
• R. Wisnovsky, “Avicenna’s Islamic reception”, in P. Adamson (ed.), Interpreting Avicenna: Critical Essays (Cambridge: 2013), 190-213.
Post-Classical Islamic Philosophy Database directed by Prof Wisnovsky